The famous temple of Goddess Danteshwari in Dantewada city is located at the confluence of the holy rivers of Shankini and Dankini. These two are the main tributaries of Indravati river. The origin of Dankini river is Dangri-Dongri and the origin of Shankini river is Bailadila hill. The colors of both the rivers are different and visible. It is believed by the devotees that by taking a holy dip and collecting water would eliminate possession of ghosts. A visit to the confluence in Dantewada city, especially during sunrise and sunset, in such religious environment soothes the soul and makes one reach the meditative state.