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Chitrakoot is a small town situated in the north Vindhyan range. Legends have it that Chitrakoot was the place where Lord Rama, his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana stayed for eleven and half of their fourteen years of exile.
Chitrakoot is located over the districts of Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh and Satna in Madhya Pradesh. Chitrakoot holds great importance according to Hindu mythology and the epic Ramayana. According to Ramayana, Chitrakoot was the place where Bharata, brother of Ram came to visit Ram and ask him to come back to Ayodhya and rule the kingdom. It is also believed that the principal gods of Hindus, (Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva) took incarnations here. This divine city is also known as the 'Hill of many wonders' and it totally justifies the name. Chitrakoot mountain range has numerous places of great religious importance like Bharat Milap Temple, Hanuman Dhara, Janki Kund and much more. It is indeed the gift of nature and the gods. This is the place where Goswami Tulsidas, author of 'The Ramcharitmanas', spent many years of his life. There are many lively fairs which are organized on different occasions and festivals.Not many know that Chitrakoot is also home to the only university in the world specially made for the differently abled, Jagadguru Rambhadracharya Handicapped University. To sum up, Chitrakoot is the rare destination, which will never cease to surprise you. Overall, Chitrakoot is a perfect blend of divinity, serenity, and an exquisite beauty.
One of the top most pilgrimage point I thought the Rushies are doing their Tapassu here. Very very peaceful area. Financially and socially though it is backward but theosophically they are matured. I like it.
- Chitrakoot has a lot of monkeys which can be seen here and there, but they won't harm you until you tease or hurt them. It is also advisable that you should keep your eatables off the sight of these monkeys or they might snatch it otherwise.- There isn't large scope of shopping in this area. However, you can buy spiritual items, souvenirs and toys for children- Chitrakoot is a holy place for Hindus and so dhabas and restaurants do not serve non vegetarian food or alcohol.
A hotspot of temples. Religious Hub.
Scheming guides and touts spread over. Polluted during peak seasons. Not much to do here except for religious tourism.
Ideal for Hindu devotees.
The nearest railway station is in Karwi, which is pretty much the town of Chitrakoot itself. Regular bus services ply to and fro Chitrakoot, through well-connected highways, particularly the Nation... (Read More)
I heard there is one shakti peet is there in this place. But I couldn't find that place or temple in this app. Can anyone help me to know exact location. I am thinking to visit this place with in two days. My main aim is to visit that shakti peet.
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