Hill of many wonders : Chitrakoot
Culture , History , Travel and Destinations / December 24, 2017

Chitrakoot is a town and a nagar panchayat in the Satna district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. But Chitrakoot is also established as a one of the district of Uttar Pradesh state of India by the name of Chitrakoot Dham (Karwi). Therefore it is is divided between states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Chitrakoot is a town of religious, cultural, historical and archaeological importance, situated in the Baghelkhand region. A number of temples and sites mentioned in Hindu scriptures it attracts crowds throughout the year. Mythological Importance of 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. Chitrakoot Parvat Mala includes Kamad Giri, Hanumaan Dhara, Janki Kund, Lakshman pahari, and Devangana famous Religious mountains. According to Valmiki Ramayan lord Ram, goddess Sita and his brother shri Lakshman spent a few months of their fourteen years of banishment. It is said that all gods and goddesses came to Chitrakoot when Rama performed the Shraddha ceremony of his father to partake of the shuddhi. Tulsidas, the saint-poet of Hindi he spent quite some part of his life here worshipping Ram and…

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