River Shipra also spelled Kshipra is one of the sacred River of Sanatan Dharma, originated from the kakri bardi hills Vindhya Range of north of Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, India, and flows north across the Malwa region. Ujjain - one of the most ancient city of Bharat Varsha is located on the bank of River Shipra. There are hundreds of shrine located along with River Shipra. The meaning of word Shipra is purity and chastity of soul and body. As per the sacred text of Hinduism, Shipra originated from the heart of Varaha, third incarnation of supreme Lord Vishnu who save earth from demon king Hiranyaksha. Sandipani Ashram is located on bank of sacred River Shipra where Lord Shree Krishna – eight incarnation of Lord Vishnu had studied the 64 Vidhyas from great guru Sandipani.

The world famous Maha Kumbha Mela or Simhasth Kumbh Maha Parv takes place once every after 12 years on the Ghats of River Shipra at holy city of Lord Shiva Ujjain. Millions of devotee and tourist around the world visit here and witnesses of various shrine located on banks of the Shipra River. Ram Ghat is most popular and ancient Ghat of the river Shipra. Holy dip in Shipra is as pious as holy bath in Sacred River Ganges, Shipra Aarti is another key attraction. Ujjain one of the main pilgrimage centre of Sanatan Dharma houses the one of the twelve Jyotirlinga – Mahakaleshwar Temple of Lord Shiva, thus thousands of devotee visit here on daily basis. River Shipra is also mentioned in Jainism and Buddhism scripture. All pilgrims take a ritual dip in the river before heading to Sabarimala. Pilgrims also perform various after death rituals like Shraddha, Pitru Tarpanam, Narayana Bali, Ashthi Visarjan etc. here in River Shipra.

One of the main project related to River Shipra is Narmada Shipra Sihastha Link Pariyojana, Mundla Dosdar which link Shipra River to River Narmada. It lifts water from the Narmada River using electricity and then transports it to the river Kshipra through pipes.