By Wand Agency
Maheshwar town is built on the site of the ancient city of SomvanshyaShastrarjun Kshatriya, and was the capital of king Karthavirya Arjun,(Sri Shastrarjun) who is mentioned in the epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana. Maheshwar was known as Mahissati in ancient times and was the capital of Southern Avanti. Kawadi Yatra is a festival dedicated to Mother Narmada and Lord Shiva. It is celeberated in the month of Shravan.