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Narmada Udgam

Narmada Udgam, the source of the sacred Narmada River, is situated at Amarkantak in the Shahdol District of Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the holiest places in India. There is a temple dedicated to the goddess Narmada. The temple houses a black basalt stone idol of Narmada. Mahashivaratri and Nagarpanchami are celebrated here annually. Ruins of several ancient temples can be seen here. Kapildhara and Dugdhdhara waterfalls are about 12 km away. Brighu Kamandal and Dhuni Pani are the main tourist attractions.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Shahdol
Location: Amarkantak    


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