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Friday, August 12, 2011

Holy Rivers of India - MAHANADHI


Place of Origin of this river is Amarkantak plateau, Chhatisgarh. It is 857Kms long.In ancient Hindu scriptures such as Matsya and Brahma Puranas, the Mahanadi has been referred to as ‘Chitrotpala’ and has been regarded sacred. Papashya Ghat on the banks of river Mahanadi at a place called Binka (near Sonepur) houses the shrine of Lord Gopal. A dip in the Mahanadi at the Ghat during the lunar and solar eclipses is believed to wash away all sins.

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