Amarkantak Information

This Hindu pilgrim centre is perched at a height of 1065 metres and amidst Vindhya and Satpura ranges.  It is the sacred source of the rivers Narmada and Sone.  According to the Puranas, it is necessary to bathe once in Ganga, thrice in Saraswati and seven times in the Yamuna River to attain salvation. But just the sight of Narmada relives one of all his sins.

Narmada Udgam Mandir

Narmada Udgam Mandir, a temple built at the source of the river Narmada is one of the holiest places in India.  The temple enshrines and idol of goddess Narmada.  Annual ‘Shivaratri’ and ‘Nag Panchmi’ here attract thousands of pilgrims.  Other attractions are Dhuni Pani hot springs, Brighukamandal, Dugdhdhra and Kapildhara falls and the lovely garden temple at Mai ki Bagiya.