• Maa Sharda Devi Temple Maihar

    Maa Sharda Devi Temple Maihar

  • Golamath Temple Maihar

    Golamath Temple Maihar

  • Shiva Temple of bada Akhada Maihar

    Shiva Temple of bada Akhada Maihar

  • Oila Temple Maihar

    Oila Temple Maihar

  • Chandi devi Temple Maihar

    Chandi devi Temple Maihar

Welcome to the Maihar City

Maihar is a city situated in Satna District of Madhya Pradesh State. The name Maihar is created from the mixture of 2 words 'Mai'(Mother) + 'Har'(Necklace). In line with the Hindu Mythology it's aforementioned that once lord Shiva was roaming while carrying the body of mother divinity Sati, the necklace (har) of divinity Sati(Mai) fell down in Maihar, therefore people started calling its name Maihar. It is also considered as one of the 51 Shakti Peeth of goddess Parvati.
Maihar city is known for the Maa Sharda devi temple(around of 502 A.D.), set at the highest of Trikoota hill that is around five kilometre from the railway station. There are 1063 steps to reach the top of the hill, currently ropeway facility is also available there.
Maihar is additionally known for the Indian Classical Music.Ustad Allauddin Khan founder of the Maihar-Senia gharana was from Maihar. He was awarded by the Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour in 1971. His known students are: Sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar , Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

Transport connectivity to Maihar city is very efficient. The city is well connected by rail and road.
By Flight/Air -
Nearest airport to reach Maihar is Jabalpur, Khajuraho and Allahabad. From these airports you can easily reach to Maihar by train, bus or taxi.
Jabalpur to Maihar distance aprox. 150 KM.
Khajuraho to Maihar distance aprox. 130 KM.
Allahabad to Maihar distance aprox. 200 KM.

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.

These are main places to visit at Maihar city -
1. Maa Sharda Devi Temple
2. Golamath Temple
3. Aalha Temple
4. Bada Akhada Temple
5. Oila Temple
6. Chandi Devi Temple
7. Badi Maai Temple

Local facilities in Maihar City...

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