Shri Yantra Mandir, Amarkantak
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Address: Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh 484886, India
Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
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About Shri Yantra Mandir, Amarkantak
The Shri Yantra Mandir is a temple dedicated to the Goddesses Kali, Lakshmi, Saraswati and Bhuvaneshwari. The architecture of the temple will surely catch your eye and leave you completely in a loss for words. The construction has been done in accordance to the architectural guidelines stipulated by the renowned sage Agasthya. Complex mathematical calculations, complicated architectural style and use of the precise measurements have ensured that the temple structure is one of the most unique buildings to be ever built anywhere on the globe. Though work on the main body has been finished, a few smaller structures are yet to be completed.
Shri Yantra Mandir Information
- Follow Hindu Temple customs such as removing of footwear outside the temple and wearing modest clothing.
- As some people come here for meditation please make sure that you don’t disturb anyone with loud sounds.
Shri Yantra Mandir Ticket Prices
- Entry is free.
How To reach Shri Yantra Mandir by Public Transport
- By renting or hiring a car/taxi.
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Shri Yantra Mandir, Amarkantak Reviews
awesome place. surrounded by lush greenery and lake. The design is based on shree yantra shastra. Its spiritual, geometric, full of silence but yet powerful. The construction of the temple is not yet complete because the construction takes place only once in a year during some special period as per yantra shatstra
The temple is designed like Shree yantra. It is a beautiful, complex, geometric, sacred and spiritual yantra used for meditation.It is surrounded by lush greenery and a lake on one side.It is incomplete with the reason that construction of temple takes place based on days fit as per yantra shastra.
The Maha Meru Sri Yantra Temple is encircled by forest on two sides, the ancient and sacred Batte Krishna Kund, a pond on its western side, and a water reservoir to its north. The temple is constructed in the middle of the Maikal, Satpuda and Vindhyachal range of mountains, 3500 ft. above sea level in Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh. Amarkantak enjoys the distinction of being the source of three rivers – the Juhila, the Sonbhadra and the Narmada. The borderline dividing north and south India also passes through this spot. The entrance to the sprawling temple precincts is through an impressive, sculpturally rich towering gate, the four sides of which are crowned with the faces of goddesses Saraswati, Kali, Bhuvaneshwari and Lakshmi. The lower segments of these sides are embellished with finely sculpted figurines of the 64 yoginis associated with the Tantrik cult, 16 on each side. In addition, Ganesh and Kartik are also featured on one of the sides.
A kilometer and half from the Sone udgam sthal was an amazing piece of architecture – Shri Yantra Temple with wonderful statues sculpted all over the temple premises. The entrance of the temple is as grand as it can get. However, when we were there, the entrance to temple was closed. At least we were happy to know that restoration activities were being carried on to bring back this temple to its past glory. May be in few years, it will become the major attraction of Amarkantak.
A beautiful offbit place in the heart of greenery. The temple reminded me of the Angkor Wat style of architecture of Cambodia. There are different forms of adi Shakti maa and the Garba griha has both Goddess Lakshmi and Saraswati with Lord Ganesha. Situated few km from Narmada mandir Amarkantak.