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Amarkantak is a well-frequented Hindu pilgrimage center that is popularly known as “Teerthraj” – “the king of pilgrimages”.

It is the meeting point of the Vindhya Ranges and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum. The forests surrounding Amarkantak have a rich variety of plants with medicinal properties, which make it extremely significant from an ecological point of view. Amarkantak is drape with lush mango trees and hence it is believe that the great Sanskrit poet Kalidasa visited Amarkantak and called it Amrakoot. This can witnesses at Mai Ki Bagiya, which is a grove of mango and banana trees.

DIVINE AMARKANTAK

Three rivers – the holy Narmada, the Sone, and the Johila emerge here from the womb of Amarkantak. A rising stream of Narmada can seen at The Narmada Udgam Temple which is the most visited place in Amarkantak. Every year on the occasion of Narmada Jayanti, devotees in abundance gather here to attend the special event. Narmada Udgam temple is surrounded by wonderful natural wonders like Narmada Kund, Sonemuda (the source of river Sone), plunging Dugdhara falls and the Kapildhara falls.

 

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Beauty of Amarkantak.

The group of Ancient temples of the Kalachuri period such as Machhendranath, Pataleshwar, and Kailash Narayan, Shri Yantra Mandir, Mrityunjay Ashram, Bhrigu Kamandal is some more places to see in Amarkantak that you can not miss.

At a short distance from Amarkantak is the Kabir Chabutra, where the mystic poet Sant Kabir is say to have meditate and achieve salvation.

The rich natural heritage and spiritual vibes of Amarkantak will fill your heart with happiness and positivity.

nature of Amarkantak.

The rivers, Narmada and Sone, originate at Amarkantak. Legend says that the two were to wed. But Sone rebuffed Narmada and married another. The spurned Narmada was so hurt that she change her course and began to flow westward.  There is a legend about the construction of this temple. It is say that the goddess Narmada appeared to Rewa Nayak, a banjara or nomad, in a dream. The river goddess directe him to clear the site of the present kund.

When Rewa Nayak found the spot, it is covere with a dense mass of bamboo trees. He toiled hard, day and night, to clear the site.

Amarkantak.

Once he cleared the site of trees, he found a stream, which was none other than the holy river Narmada. Rewa Nayak installed an image of the goddess in a temple at this spot. His descendants later installed Rewa Nayak’s image in one of the alcoves in the temple.

The Amarkantak region has a rich natural heritage. It is the meeting point of the Vindhya and the Satpura Ranges, with the Maikal Hills being the fulcrum. Three rivers – the holy Narmada, the Sone and the Johila – emerge here.

The forests surrounding Amarkantak have a rich variety of plants with medicinal properties, which make it extremely significant from an ecological point of view.

Amarkantak is not just a pilgrim destination, but a beautiful place which offers immense natural beauty. It is home to Gayatri Sarovar, Mai Ka Bagicha and Dugdh Dhara, and is a rich in flora.

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