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Ancient Temples of Kalachuri Period, Amarkantak

Ancient Temples of Kalachuri Period

Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh (MP)

Amarkantak, often refereed to as Tirtharaj or King of Pilgrimage is situated at an altitude of 1000 m in Anuppur district of Madhya Pradesh (MP). Amarkantak is located at the junction of the three central Indian ranges of Vindhyas, Satpuras and Maikal.

Ancient Temples of Kalachuri Period, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh (MP)

Ancient Temples of Kalachuri Period, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh (MP)

The mighty rivers of Sone and Narmada originate from Amarkantak. According to legend Sone and Narmada were to marry each other but Sone refused and flowed eastwards to join the Ganges near Patna.

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