One of the popular 51 Shakti Peeths, Kalmadhav is known to be more than 6000-year-old and believed to be founded by Suryavanshi Samarat. The ancient temple boasts of fine ponds and kunds with the temple built of white rock.
Located on banks of Shon river, Kalmadhav is believed to be the place where Sati’s right hips fell after her self-immolation.
The temple attracts the most devotees during the festival of Navratri when one can witness many special rituals performed at the temple.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
Amarkantak is a tiny town and does not have a railway station or an airport of it own. The closest train station is Jabalpur, and the nearest airport is Jabalpur Airport situated at a distance of around 200 km away. The time taken to travel from Jabalpur to Amarkantakis approximately 4 hours.
Kalmadhav, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh.