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Goddess Narmada

Temple History

Narmadakund and its vicinity located in the heart of the city of Amarkantak are one of the most significant parts of Amarkantak. This is the place where it is believed that the river Narmada originated. Legend has it that River Narmada was created by Shiva to wash away the sins occurred by celestial beings (Devas) while annihilating demons. This divine incident happened on Magh Shukla Paksha Saptami or the seventh day during the waxing phase of moon in Magh month.

The place is surrounded by 16 stone temples like the Narmada Temple, Lord Shiva Temple, Annapurna Temple, Guru Gorakhnath Temple, Shri Ram Janki Temple and Shri Radha Krishna Temple. Narmadakund covers a sprawling area of 6 acres of land and comprises over 23 statues of various idols

 

Additional Information

There are two temples facing each other and connected with a Mandapa. One is known as Narmada Udgam and the other is known as Narmada Mai temple

From Jabalpur airport the Narmada Kund is 218 KM, it is 244 KM from Raipur Airport. It is 25 Km Pendra Road station and 1.4 Km from Amarkantak Bus stand
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