Amarkantak – Source of Holy River Narmada

Amarkantak in Sanskrit means the “Eternal Source”, also known as TirthRaj (King of all Pilgrimages), and is sited in the Maikal Mountains and encircled by the Grandeur of Vindhya & Satpura Range in Madhya Pradesh. It is at the Height of 1050 Meters. Also, This heavenly spot is known for meeting of the two Great and Holy Rivers, the Narmada and the Sone, that describes many Myths or Stories about the History of Amarkantak. Peoples Trusts that the infamous Poet of Sanskrit, Kaalidas, given the name “Amrakoot” to this place, as this place consists of uncountable Mango (Amra) Trees.

In the Decent Climate with the Serenic Nature and Beautiful Waterfalls, This place attracts with Holy Ponds, Dark Forests and Sparkling Streams to the Devotees as well as Nature Lovers.

Your Weekends in Amarkantak, can be really Enjoyable and Memorable, If you Capture all the Places that will be Discussed Below and Offer Great Time in the Religious and Nature Surroundings of the Town.

So, Let’s Explore:

Narmada Udgam

This is the Birthplace of River Narmada, which is considered as the most Holy River. Narmada Udgam is the place where the river Narmada touch down from Heaven with the Authorization of Lord Shiva Ji, as the River is Originated from the Body of Lord Shiva Ji.

Being the Birthplace of the river Narmada, this site has renowned position in Hindu Mythology. Apart from these, there are some Ruins of Historic Temples near the Waterfalls named, Dugdhdhara And Kapildhara.

Dhuni Pani

Dhuni Pani is the Must Visit Religious Destination in Amarkantak, as this Site provides various Mythological Aspects. Walking from Dhuni Pani, One can Visit nearest Waterfalls, Dugdhadhara and Kapildhara.

Dugdhadhara & Kapildhara

Dugdhadhara is a Natural Waterfall, that falls in a Extreme Speed from the Height of around 60 Ft.

Kapildhara is also One of the Popular Picnic Spot

How to Reach

By Air : The nearest airport of Amarkantak is in Jabalpur, which is at the distance of around 255 Km. One must have to Hire a Cab or Taxi directly from the Airport to Amarkantak.

By Rail : The nearest Railway Station is on the Pendra Road, which is probably around 20 Km away from the Holy Town, Amarkantak.

By Road : One can go for State Buses to reach Amarkantak from Pendra Road, Shahdol, Bilaspur and the connecting City Jabalpur and Rewa.

Weather Reports

Summer: 25-30°C Winter: 02-20°C

Best Time to Visit

The Perfect Time to Visit Amarkantak is at the Winter, as the Climate is Gratifying and the encircling appears to be more Serene. Also, One can go at the Biggest Festival of Narmada Jayanti, during the month of January.

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