Maihar city is situated in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh and is known for the temple of revered mother goddess Sharda situated on Trikuta hills. This temple is known for the 1063 steps that reaches to the hill top. Millions of devotees throng the temple all round the year. The introduction of Ropeway system from September 2009 has been a great boon to the pilgrims to fulfill their wish to have the audience of Mother Goddess Sharda.
There is one ancient inscription near the feet of stone sculpture of Sharda Devi situated in Sharda Devi temple. There is another statue of Lord Narsingh along with Sharda Devi. These statues were installed by Nupula Deva on Shake 424 chaitra krishna paksha 14 Tuesday, vikram samvat 559 i.e. 502 AD.
Maihar is placed quite well as far as connectivity is concerned . It is connected via both major rail routes & NH 7 ( a national highway). The Mahakoshal Express provides a daily direct connection from Delhi's Hazrat Nizammudin station. Mahakoshal Train runs between Hazrat Nizamuddin station and Jabalpur stations situated about 162 KM away from Maihar.