Hill Amarkantak Hill is a hill in the Amarkantak Range of the Mahadeo Hills in Madhya Pradesh, India. The hill is located in the southern part of the state, in the Amarkantak Range of the Mahadeo Hills. It is about southeast of the town of Amarkantak and northeast of the city of Jabalpur. The hill is a pilgrimage site for Hindus, who believe that it is the birthplace of the god Shiva. The hill is also the source of the Narmada and Sone rivers. Amarkantak Hill is a protected area and is part of the Amarkantak Wildlife Sanctuary. Amarkantak, popularly known as "Teerthraj" (the king of pilgrimages), amidst the magnificent Vindhya and Satpura mountain ranges. Amarkantak is a hill station with some of the most gorgeous temples one will ever see, located at an altitude of 1065 meters. Amarkantak is a hill station located at an elevation of 1065 meters that provides visitors with some of the most beautiful temples they will ever see. The Narmada River, one of India's Holy Rivers, flows through Amarkantak, making it unique. Kabir Chabutra, also known as the Kabir Platform near Amarkantak, is claimed to have been where popular 15th-century Indian mystic and poet Kabir meditated. Amarkantak is a Sanskrit word that blends the terms amara (immortal) and kantaka (king) (obstruction or thorn ). It was first referenced by the poet Kalidas as Amrakuta, which later became Amarkantak.