Amarkantak is known as ‘Teerthraj’ - the King of pilgrimages. A confluence of the Vindhya and Satpura ranges, with Maikal hills as the fulcrum, the whole region is a treasure trove of natural grandeur. So, when you are holidaying at the Club Mahindra resort at Kanha, you must visit Amarkantak Temple, the origin of Narmada.
From the resort at Kanha, it will take you approximately 4.5 hours to reach Amarkantak. It is a long drive, but it is worth it. The holy Narmada originates here. For the people of Chhattisgarh, Narmada is more than just a holy river. The Narmada waters are the source of prosperity and life in general. The forests surrounding Amarkantak are blessed with a huge variety of plants, some of them with great medicinal properties. When you visit the Amarkantak Temple – the origin of Narmada, be sure to see Mai Ki Bagiya. This is the spot where the holy river emerges.
The Amarkantak temple is ancient. Dedicated to Narmada Devi, the temple attracts lots of devotees every year. The Narmada Udgam - the place where the mighty Narmada emerges) is an open ‘kund’ (a small tank / reservoir). There are about twenty-two temples near the kund.
There is another interesting highlight of Amarkantak. Sant Kabir (Sufi saint Kabir) was believed to have mediated here. As you can see, the pilgrim, the traveller, the nature lover, all are enchanted by Amarkantak. So, a visit to Amarkantak temple- the origin of Narmada is an absolute must.
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