Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary - Things to Know Before Visiting
ATR office, Kawardha Road, Mungeli, Chhattisgarh 495334, India
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About Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary
The Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve in India that extends across the states of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, covering a total area of 383,551 hectares. The forest area of the reserve has tropical deciduous vegetation and The faunal composition of the Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve is quite rich. More diverse and flourishing populations of wildlife can be found here.
Attractions Near Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary
The temple itself is built as a 3D projection of the Sri Yantra / Sri Chakra which forms the core of the Sri Vidya worship in Hinduism. The most prominent feature of this temple is the huge sculpture with 4 heads at the entrance. The heads represent the faces of Goddess Laxmi, Saraswati, Kali&Bhuvaneshwari.
This is the place where the river Narmada Descends from Heaven with the permission of Lord Shiva. A temple named Narmada Udgam is located at the source of the river and this temple is one of the ancient temples that hold a distinguished position in the history of the Hindu religion.
Shri Sarvodaya Digamber Jain Temple is a new temple in Amarkantak, which is very similar in construction to that of the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat. The world's biggest ashtadhatu Jain idol is situated here.
The Narmada river which falls from a height of 100 feet creating a waterfall known as Kapildhara. It is believed that the Kapil rishi meditated here, so that's hey this waterfall got the name Kapildhara. This scenic beauty is bounded by huge rocks around and dense thick forst around.
This is an old fort located in the Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh. There are no more details available about this fort. The present condition of this fort is very bad. but we can understand the importance of this ancient fort in the early times while exploring this fort and surroundings.
This is a temple of goddess Lakshmi and Saraswathi and is one of the 52 Shakti Peethas, shrines of Shakti, the divine feminine, spread across India which was built in the 12th century which has a prominent role in the history.
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Discover More Attractions in Dindori, Where Achanakmar Wildlife Sanctuary Is Located
Dindori District, formerly known as Ramgarh District, is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India. It is surrounded by Shahdol in the east, Mandla in the west, Umaria in the north, and Mungeli district of the state of Chhattisgarh in the south.