Shri Amareshwar Mandir, Amarkantak - Timings, History, Darshan, Pooja Timings

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Distance (From Amarkantak Bus Stand): 8 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins - 1 Hr

Place Location: Between Pendra Road And Amarkantak

Transportation Options: Cab / Auto

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 8 km from Amarkantak Bus Stand, Shri Amareshwar Temple is a Hindu temple located on the border of Chhattisgarh & Madhya Pradesh State near Amarkantak. Situated near Jwaleshwar Temple, it is one of the holy places to visit near Amarkantak.
Situated between Pendra Road and Amarkantak, Amareshwar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The construction of the temple was started in 2009 and is still going on. The sanctum sanctorum of the temple house 11 feet high and 51-ton weight Shiva Lingam. It is said that the Shivalingam was brought here from Omkareshwar and Jalhari from Katni. The unique attraction of this place is that devotees have to climb stairs inside the temple to do Jalabhishekam for the gigantic Shivalinga. There is a big statue/idol of Nandi outside.

The temple houses replicas of all the 12 Jyotirlingas that are spread all over India. They are also making an individual temple dedicated to Nava Durgas on the first floor. The road from Amarkantak is going through a thick jungle and has very scenic views. The whole area around the temple radiates a feeling of peace and serenity that can usually only be felt at very few locations.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Free