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Narmada Kund

Narmada Kund, a highly revered sacred place for the Hindus, is located at Amarkantak in Anuppur District of Madhya Pradesh.

It is the spot where the Narmada River, one of the sacred rivers in India, originates. Legends have it that the river descended from the sky by the order of Lord Shiva. It is said that the Narmada forgives a man of all his sins, and makes him pure, by her mere divine sight. The spot is marked by a beautiful temple.

To reach this place by road, Amarkantak is well linked with Anuppur, Umaria, Jabalpur and Rewa. The nearest airport is at Jabalpur (246 km). Pendra Road Railway Station (17 km) and Anuppur Railway Station are the nearest railheads.

Updated on 9th June, 2005
District: Anuppur District
Location: Amarkantak    


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