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In india one river flows from east to west,name and its importance for hindus?(only genuine answers pl.)

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Asked by Pardeep kapoor, 29 Feb '08 12:04 am
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As par Narmada puran & Rewa puran,The river is closely associated with Lord Shiva. There are many stories that describe the origin of the river. According to one, the river was formed from the perspiration of Lord Shiva, while performing the Tandava (Lord Shivas cosmic dance). Naturally formed Shiva lingams or banas are found in the river. These stones are considered very sacred by devout Hindus.
The Narmada is a river in central India in Indian subcontinent. It forms the traditional boundary between North India and South India, and is a total of 1,289 km (801 miles) long. It is one of only three major rivers in pensinsular India that run from east to west, along with the Tapti and the Mahi river. It is the only river in India that flows in a rift valley. It rises on the summit of Amarkantak Hill in Madhya Pradesh state, and for the first 320 kilometres (200 miles) of its course winds among the Mandla Hills, which form the head of the Satpura Range; then at Jabalpur, passing thro ...more
Answered by drdinesh sharma, 29 Feb '08 03:06 am

 
  
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Narmada
Answered by raja, 29 Feb '08 12:06 am

 
  
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Only three major rivers in India run from East to West viz. Narmada, Tapti & Mahi.
Among them Narmada river is considered extremely holy by Hindus. It is said that even the sight of the river is enough to wash away all sins.
Answered by Joseph Chacko, 29 Feb '08 02:59 am

 
  
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There are many. All rivers of Punjab flow from their origin in the north east to west.
Narmada could be truly east to west river though.
Answered by Nisha, 29 Feb '08 12:16 am

 
  
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Is it Brahamaputra.
Answered by Raju Bhat, 29 Feb '08 12:06 am

 
  
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Ganges.River Ganga is considered to be the Goddess for hindus.They believe that their sins are vanished off when they take bath in River Ganga.This belief arose from the story of bagheerathan bringing Ganga to Bharat.Ganga is being tied in Lord Shiva's jadamudi to control her speed.She is a very sacred river .
Answered by srimathy s, 29 Feb '08 12:18 am

 
  
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Narmada
Answered by himanshu sharma, 29 Feb '08 12:07 am

 
  
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