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Sphatik Shila

Mandakini River | Near Janaki Kund, Chitrakoot, India
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Situated within city about 5 km from city centre. Must visit. 2 rocks with foot prints of Lord rama... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
vjymtwn
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Raipur, India
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Rock with A Story

The Crystalline rock on the banks of Mandakini river is supposed to have foot prints of Rama and... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
KRAMA200
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Seattle, Washington
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Mandakini River | Near Janaki Kund, Chitrakoot, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Situated within city about 5 km from city centre. Must visit. 2 rocks with foot prints of Lord rama and story of jayant happened there

Thank vjymtwn
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

The Crystalline rock on the banks of Mandakini river is supposed to have foot prints of Rama and hence highly revered.Sita and Rama are supposed to have rested on this rock when they were resting on Manakiniriver in Chitrakoot.The episode of Kakasura also supposed to...More

1  Thank KRAMA200
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

It is believed that Rama and Sita were resting on this rock as they spent their time on the banks of river Mandakini. The episode of Kakasura (written in Sundara Kandam) took place here. The rock is extremely soft. We believe that nature adjusted itself...More

Thank KamalaSeshadri
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It's believed that there is impression of bhagwan Shri ram feet . Legend's tell Shri ram shot arrow to a crow here .just visit if you have faith not much too see .. you can skip otherwise...

Thank mohitjadon
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Please do not pay any money to the thug people performing fake parikrama of the rock.beware of monkeys.

Thank rkvarma71
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It is on the bank of the river Mandakini.It is place where you can see the spirituality of Hinduism. There is a Shila on which some sign of Lord Ram & Mata Sita worth seeing. The story is being narrated by the Pujari on the...More

2  Thank arunsharmaJalandhar
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

If you have the faith, then do visit to see the feet impression of Lord Ram and Sita. The priest will also tell you an interesting story related to their stay in Chitrakoot. the view is very good

Thank Sornendudas
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Has high spiritual value as on this shila -ramchandraji and sitaji used to sit on during vanvas period

Thank smathur2016
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

At the bank of Mandakini river is situated this rock .Sphatic is a type of precious stone of which idol are carved and necklaces are made. a big sphatic shila(rock) is there and a crow's figure is carved on it .

Thank prerna62
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Reviewed 22 July 2016

Sphatik Shila in Sanskrit means crystal rock. The boulder gets its name from the fact that it has a crystalline finish or in geological terms an outcrop of crystalline quartz.The priest here tells you it contains the footprints of the Lord & the incident in...More

Thank Rajiv1132014
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