Narmada Jayanti is the most important festival in Amarkantak. It is celebrated in January around Makar Sankranti. The festival is annually observed in Magh month. The day celebrates the birth day or the appearance of Narmada River (Maa Narmada) on Earth. Legend has it that River Narmada was created by Shiva to wash away sins of celestial beings (Devas) while they destroying demons.
Timings for Narmada Jayanti in Amarkantak