List of 15 Important Rivers in India

By | April 15, 2021

List of 15 Important Rivers in India

Ganga River rises in the Gangotri glacier near Gaumukh (3,900m)
Yamuna River originates from Yamunotri glacier
Brahmaputra River  originates from Angsi Glacier in the Himalayas,
Indus River originates  from the Bokhara Chu glacier in northern slopes of Mt. Kailash (6714m)
Godavari River originates  from Trimbakeshwar in the Nashik district, Maharashtra 
Jhelum River originates  from  Vernag, in western J&K Jammu kashmir
Sutlej River originates  from  Lake Rakshastal in Tibet, near Mount Kailas
Krishna River originates  from the town of Mahabaleshwar,maharastra in western Ghat
Kaveri River originates  from Talakaveri in the Brahmagiri range in karnataka
Narmada River originates  from Amarkantak Plateau,Maharastra
Damodar Riverr originates  from Bokaro and Konar, in the Chota Nagpur plateau
Tapi River originates from Multai in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh
Mahanadi River originates from Nagri town in Raipur district of Chhattisgarh
Sabarmati River originates in the Aravalli Rang, Udaipur District( Rajasthan)
Kosi River originates from Kosi Tibet

Ganga RiverGanga river - List of 15 Important Rivers in India

as we know Ganga river is considered as the most purest and sacred river, according to Hindu mythology
According to historical Hindu archives taking bath in the Ganga river, considered one of the rituals to sanctify yourself and it is said that

” THE GANGES IS CONSIDERED A TIRTHA WHICH MEANS A CROSSING POINT BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH “