It is said that mother always sits in high places. People like, in the north, reach the Vaishno Devi crossing the mountains to visit Durga. In the same way, in the Satna district of Madhya Pradesh, 1063 stairs are taken to see the mother. This temple of Mata on Trikuta Mountain near Maher Tehsil of Satna district is said to be the temple of Maihar Devi. Maihar means mother's necklace. Mother Sharda Devi resides at Trikut Mountain, 5 kilometers from Maihar Nagri. In the middle of the mountain peak is the temple of Sharda Mata. The Maihar temple of Satna in India is the only temple of Mata Sharda. At the peak of this mountain is also worshiped with mother, Shri Kal Bhairavi, Lord, Hanuman ji, Devi Kali, Durga, Shri Gauri Shankar, Balak Naga, Phooladmata Mata, Brahma Dev and Jalapa Devi.

Alha and Udal do the first mom's Darshan According to the regional people, Alha and Udal who fought with Prithviraj Chauhan used to be the great devotees of Sharda Mata. These two were the first to discover this temple of Sharda Devi among the forests. After this, Allah had delighted Goddess by doing penance for 12 years in this temple. Mother gave her blessings of immortality. Called her mother Sharda Mai Since then, this temple has also become famous as the mother Sharda Mai.Even today, it is believed that Ala and Udal are the first to see Mother Sharda's philosophy every day. Below the temple there is a lake under the mountains, which is called 'Aha Talab'. Not only this, on going 2 kilometers further from the pond, an arena is found, which is said that here Ala and Udal used to fight wrestling. .

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Apart from this, it is also believed that here on the first occasion, Adi Guru Shankaracharya worshiped in the 9th-10th century. The temple of Sharda Devi is not only special from the viewpoint of religion and religion. This temple also has its own historical importance.The statue of Mata Sharda was established in Vikram Samvat 559. The idol is also inscribed inscription in Devanagari script. It is mentioned that Saraswati's son Damodar will be called Vyasa Muni of Kali Yuga. A world-renowned historian A. Cunningham has researched this temple in detail. The tradition of sacrificing this temple in ancient times was coming, but in 1922, Raja Satna's King Brajnath Judeo completely ban animal sacrifice.


By Train - Normally all trains do not have stop at Maihar station but during Navratri festivals most of the trains stop at Maihar. Nearest railway station junction for all trains stoppage - Satna Station distance from Maihar Station aprox 36 KM. Katni Station distance from Maihar Station aprox 55 KM. Jabalpur Station distance from Maihar Station aprox 150 KM.
By Road - Maihar city is well connected by road with National highway 7. You can easily get regular buses to Maihar city from nearest major cities.


रामवन, नाम सुनते ही प्रतीत होता है कि यहां भगवान राम की प्रतिमा या दर्शनिय स्थल होगा, लेकिन ऐसा नहीं है। इस स्थान पर बजरंगबली की विशाल प्रतिमा स्थापित है। रामवन में होने की वजह से इसे रामवन हनुमान कहा जाता है। हर साल पर्यटक बड़ी संख्या में इसे देखने के लिए यहां आते हैं।

वैसे तो मूर्ति को लेकर कई तरह की धारणाएं हैं, लेकिन एक खास धारणा जिसकी वजह से ही लोग यहां दर्शनों के लिए आते हैं, वह ये है कि मूर्ति की ऊंचाई प्रतिवर्ष खुद-ब-खुद बढ़ जाती है। यही वजह है कि शहर के किसी भी कोने में खड़े होने पर यह बजरंगबली के दर्शन किए जा सकते हैं।


बताया जाता है कि बनारस निवासी व्यापारी बाबू शारदाप्रसाद ने सतना व्यापार करने के लिए आए थे उन्होंने यहां एक गाडिय़ों की एजेंसी खोली। इसके बाद उन्होंने ही 64 एकड़ जमीन खरीद। और मूर्ति की स्थापना की। अब यहां तुलसी संग्रहालय ३२ एकड़ और रामवन 32 एकड़ में बसा है। यह प्रतिमा करीब 70 साल पुरानी बताई जाती है।

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जिले से करीब 14 किलोमीटर दूर रामपुर बाघेलन के रामवन में मौजूद ये मूर्ति पर्यटकों के लिए अति आकर्षण का केंद्र है।

सड़क मार्ग:बस सेवाएं मध्य प्रदेश के विभिन्न शहरों और उत्तर प्रदेश के कुछ शहरों के साथ सतना को जोड़ती हैं। शहर राज्य के राजमार्गों और राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग से अच्छी तरह से जुड़ा हुआ है। सतना सबसे लंबे राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग से जुड़ा है: एनएच -7 राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग राष्ट्रीय राजमार्ग 75 सतना के दिल से गुजरता है और इसे पन्ना और रीवा के शहरों से जोड़ता है, जो उत्तरी मध्य प्रदेश के अन्य महत्वपूर्ण शहरों हैं।

रेल मार्ग:सतना जंक्शन [8] रेलवे स्टेशन (आईआरसीटीसी कोड एसटीए) जबलपुर जंक्शन और इलाहाबाद के बीच मार्ग पर पश्चिमी मध्य रेलवे डिवीजन में एक स्टेशन है। यह एक जंक्शन है और शाखा रीवा में जाती है।

हवाई मार्ग:सतना के निकटतम प्रमुख हवाई अड्डा, जबलपुर हवाई अड्डा है जो शहर से लगभग 200 किलोमीटर दूर है।

Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh

Chitrakoot is a town and a nagar panchayat in the Satna district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is a town of religious, cultural, historical and archaeological importance, situated in the Baghelkhand region. It borders the Chitrakoot district in Uttar Pradesh, whose headquarters Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi) is located nearby. The town lies in the historical Chitrakoot region, which is divided between the present-day Indian states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. It is known for a number of temples and sites mentioned in Hindu scriptures.

Many people gather here on each Amavasya. Somwati Amavasyas, Deepawali, Sharad-Poornima, Makar Sankranti and Ramanavami are special occasions for such gatherings and celebrations. It attracts crowds throughout the year including above occasions and for Free Eye Hospital Camps. Noted 'Ayurvedic' and 'Yoga' centres like 'Arogyadham' are located in Chitrakoot.


Chitrakoot means the 'Hill of many wonders'. Chitrakoot falls in the northern Vindhya range of mountains spread over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The Chitrakuta region is included in the District Chitrakuta of Uttar Pradesh and the District Satna of Madhya Pradesh. Chitrakoot district in Uttar Pradesh was created on 4 September 1998.[1]

Chitrakoot Parvat Mala includes Kamad Giri, Hanumaan Dhara, Janki Kund, Lakshman pahari, and Devangana famous Religious mountains.

Ram left Chitrakoot

When Bharat was asked by his ministers to take his seat upon the throne of Ayodhya, he refused and came to Chitrakoot to meet Lord Ram. Here at place called Bharat Milap, Bharat met Lord Ram and requested him to return to Ayodhya and rule; but Lord Ram would not. Then Bharat returned to Ayodhya and installed the sandals on the throne, and, living in retirement, carried on the government as their minister. Now Lord Rama decided for two reasons to leave Chitrakuta: first, inasmuch as hosts of rakshasas, out of hatred of him, annoyed the hermits of that place; and, secondly, because the host of men from Ayodhya had trampled and defiled the place; and, moreover, it reminded him too sharply of brother's grief and the citizens' and queen-mothers'. He went, therefore, with Sita and Lakshmana toward Dandaka forest.


Chitrakoot is well connected to all the major cities in India by train. The nearest railway station is Karwi and the next prominent station is Chitrakoot Dham. The network of highways and other roads connect this historical place to all the other famous towns of the country. Here is how you can reach Chitrakoot

By Air:The nearest airports are Allahabad (135 kms from Chitrakoot), Khajuraho( 175 kms) and Varanasi (275 kms). These airports have daily flight services to Delhi.

By Train:Karvi is the nearest railway station and it is 8km away from Chitrakoot. The second nearest station is Chitrakoot Dham. The station lies on the Jhansi-Manikpur main line and is well connected to all prominent Indian cities. You can also get down at Manikpur Junction, which is 35 kms away from Chitrakoot, or at Satnba Junction, which is 75 kms away.

By Road:State-owned buses are available from Allahabad, Banda, Kanpur, Satna and Jhansi to reach Chitrakoot. One can also take taxi from Delhi airport to Chitrakoot.

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