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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Kaveri River
The Kaveri River basin is estimated to be 27,700 square miles with many tributaries including the Shimsha, the Hemavati River, the Arkavathy River, Honnuhole River, Lakshmana Tirtha River, Kabini River, Bhavani River, the Lokapavani River, the Noyyal River and the Amaravati River.
The Bhavani River joins the Kaveri at the town of Bhavani, where the Sangameshwara Temple, an important pilgrimage spot in southern India, was built at the confluence of the two rivers.
On the banks of the Kaveri is the ancient temple town of Talakad where the holy festival Panchalinga Darshana is held every 12 years and devotees bathe in the Kaveri River.
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 Kaveri River Summary
The Kaveri River (also spelt Cauvery or Kavery) is one of the great rivers of India and is considered sacred by the Hindus.
The Kaveri may be called by devout Hindus as Dakshina Ganga, or the Ganges of the south, and the whole of its course is holy ground.
The Bhavani River joins the Kaveri at the town of Bhavani, where the Sangameswara Temple, an important pilgrimage spot in southern India, was built at the confluence of the two rivers.
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  River   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A river may have its source in a spring, lake, from damp, boggy landscapes where the soil is waterlogged, from glacial melt, or from surface runoff of precipitation.
Rivers have been used by man since the dawn of civilization as a source of water, for food, for transport, as defences, as a source of power to drive machinery, and as a means of disposing of waste.
Lena River – the principal river of northeastern Siberia
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The river is considered to rise at Talakaveri in the Brahmagiri hills in Kodagu, though there is not a flow at this point all year round.
The Bhavani River joins the Kaveri at the town of Bhavani, where the Sangameshwara Temple, an important pilgrimage spot in southern India, was built at the confluence of the two rivers.
On the banks of the Kaveri is the ancient temple town of Talakad where the holy festival Panchalinga Darshana is held every 12 years and devotees bathe in the Kaveri River.
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 KAVERI RIVER : Encyclopedia Entry
The river originates at Talakaveri in the Western Ghats in the state of Karnataka, flows generally south and east through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and across the southern Deccan plateau through the southeastern lowlands, emptying into the Bay of Bengal through two principal mouths.
The Kaveri River basin is estimated to be 27,700 square miles with many tributaries including the Shimsa River, the Hemavati River, the Arkavathy River, the Kapila River, Honnuhole River, Lakshmana Tirtha River, Kabini River, Bhavani River, the Lokapavani River, the Noyyal River and the Amaravati River.
The Kaveri forms the boundary between the Erode District and the Salem district.
www.bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Kaveri_River   (1661 words)

  
 Welcome to Dal Sabzi for Aatman : Kaveri
Kaveri prayed a lot, to be able to achieve the boon, of becoming a river, so that the dry region would become fertile.
Kaveri decided to leave her husband, as she had vowed, she would do, if her condition was not fulfilled.
The force of Mother Kaveri, turning into a mighty river, made the pleats of Her sari, which were in the front, move to the back.
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 Rivers of Western Ghats - Rivers of Western Ghats
The Korayar The river Korayar is a tributary to the Tamiraparani.
Aintharuviar The Aintharuviar is one of the tributaries of the river Chittar.
Hanumanathi It is a tributary of the Chittar river.
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 Kaveri River
The Kaveri (sometimes written as Cauvery) is one of the major rivers of southern India.
The Kaveri flows west to east through the South Indian states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu before emptying into the Bay of Bengal near Cuddalore.
The Kaveri river is the locus of a water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
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 Kaveri River, India Kaveri River, India Rivers : Famous India
The Kaveri river is the smallest of the five major rivers of the Indian peninsula, the others being the Mahanadi, Godavari, Narmada, and Krishna.
As the Kaveri flows down the Brahmagiri mountain and enters the plain, two small rivers, the Kanaka and the Gajoti, join it.They meey at the town of Bahamandalam till here it is a small river.
The Kaveri river is the locus of a water dispute between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
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 Kamat's Potpourri: River Kaveri
Kaveri (a.k.a Cauvery) river in South India is a long (about 500 miles) stream rising in the Western Ghats and joining the Bay of Bengal..
The river is sacred to the Hindus, who call it Dakshina-Ganga, or Ganges of the South.
The importance of the river and the dams built in its flow are a cause of ethnic conflict between the neighboring states of Karnataka and Tamilnadu.
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 Karnataka Vision - Main Rivers and Dams of Karnataka
Tungabhadra River: The Tungabhadra is a chief tributary of the Krishna River.
Krishna River: The Krishna River is one of the longest rivers of India.
Kabini River: Kabini River is a tributary of river Kaveri, it originates in Wayanad District of Kerala state, south India from the confluence of the Panamaram and Mananthavady rivers, and flows eastward to join the Kaveri River at Tirumakudal Narasipur.
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 Kaveri River - RecipeFacts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Kaveri River (also spelt Cauvery or Kavery) is one of the great rivers of India and is considered sacred by the Hindus.
Hence it is said that even the holy Ganges resorts underground once in the year to the source of the Kaveri, to purge herself from the pollution contracted from the crowd of sinners who have bathed in her waters.
The Amaravati River joins the cauvery at a place called Tirumukkudalur near Karur.Sweeping past the historic rock of Tiruchirapalli, it breaks at the island of Srirangam into two channels, which enclose between them the delta of Thanjavur (Tanjore), the garden of South India.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Dindigul district
Tiruchirapalli (also spelled Tiruchchirappalli, commonly known as Tiruchi or Trichy, formerly known as Trichinopoly under British rule) is a city situated on the banks of the Kaveri river, centrally located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Madurai (மதுரை in Tamil) is situated on the banks of Vaigai River in Tamil Nadu, a southern Indian state.
The District Map of Kanya kumari Kanyakumari district is one of the 30 districts of the state of Tamil Nadu, in southeastern India.
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 Ritual - Invoking the River Goddess, indian rituals, prayers, culture in india, people of india, rice , food for godess ...
Goddess Kaveri is supposed to be in the third month of her pregnancy and like all pregnant women, she has a craving for delicacies.
Aware that the Kaveri waters are notorious for crocodiles and whirlpools, children pretend to drown and scream for help, only to swim away like fish when someone comes to rescue them.
The festival name translates as Adi (month) swell or 18th day swell because the waters of the Kaveri river invariably rise dramatically, often to the 18th step on the 18th day of the month of Adi, corresponding with the second or third of August every year.
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 The River Ganges - A Commentary
An offshoot of this is the reverence accorded to rivers as a gesture of acknowledgement of their life sustaining abilities in primarily agrarian societies.
Rivers such as the Kaveri, Godavari, Narmada and the Indus are also held in reverence locally, and are accorded the status of Goddesses in the Indian system of beliefs, given their life sustaining nature.
For instance, the origin of the river Kaveri in the state of Karnataka is a place of worship, and Kaveri Amman is worshipped at several shrines along the course of the river.
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 Indiachildren - Environment Awareness   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This river was considered one of the most fertile areas in the subcontinent during ancient times but today it is polluted with industrial and domestic waste.
Kaveri river originates in Karnataka and is worshipped as a jeeva-nadi.
This river originates in the Sahyadri range to the northeast of Mumbai and is also the largest drainage basin in the country.
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 Rivers in India - river Indian
Rivers of the inland system, centered in western Rajasthan state, are few and frequently disappear in years of scant rainfall.
The Ganga River basin, India's largest, includes approximately 25 percent of the nation's area; it is bounded by the Himalayas in the north and the Vindhya Range to the south.
The waters of the river have been a source of irrigation since antiquity; in the early 1990s, an estimated 95 percent of the Kaveri was diverted for agricultural use before emptying into the Bay of Bengal.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Kaveri
In Karnataka the river is divided by Sivasamudram island and drops 320...
The dynasty originated in the rich Cauvery (Kaveri) River valley, and Uraiyur (Tiruchchirappalli) was its oldest capital.
Kaveri Networks Announces Appointment of AMD Veteran as New President and CEO and Its First Round of Venture Financing.
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 Trichy, Tiruchirapalli, Trichy Information, Trichy in Tamil Nadu
Trichy is situated on the banks of the Kaveri river and the fourth largest city in Tamil Nadu.
Kaveri river, the massive Ranganatha Temple and the Sri Jambukeswar Temple.
This temple is built on the Srirangam island in the middle of the Kaveri river and covers an area of 2.5 square kms.
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The general slope of this region was towards south-east as indicated by the course of the rivers Kaveri and Kabini.
The major river of the Kongu region both in the ancient and modern era is the river Kaveri.
In the Salem district, the Toppur river which was also known as the Toppiar or the Veppadiyar, is one of the minor tributaries of the river Kaveri.
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 AllRefer.com - Kaveri (South Asia Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
Kaveri or Cauvery[both: kO´vurE] Pronunciation Key, river, c.475 mi (760 km) long, rising in the Western Ghats, Karnataka state, and flowing SE across a plateau, through Tamil Nadu state, to the Bay of Bengal, S India; the Bhavani and Noyil are its main tributaries.
In Karnataka the river is divided by Sivasamudram island and drops 320 ft (98 m), forming Kaveri Falls.
According to Hindu legend, Vishnumaya, daughter of the god Brahma, was born on earth as the child of a mortal, Kavera Muni.
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 Places Near Bangalore
The waterfall is around 50meters tall on River Kaveri (Cauvery) and is a beautiful sight, especially during monsoon.
Talakkad (Talakad/ Talakadu/ Talakkadu), situated in the banks of Kaveri (Cauvery) is known for its sand dunes and the temples buried underneath.
Walking along the river is a very good option, but not so adviced for families, since there is usually a lot of crowd and booze parties along this river route.
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 Kaveri Bylaws
Section I: No substantial part of the activities of the association shall be for carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the association shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office.
For official purposes, the headquarters of the association shall be located in the state of Maryland where it is duly registered.
Logo of Kaveri should be redesigned to include Karnataka map with Kaveri river and artistically designed Kannada "kA".
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 Karnataka Waterfalls, Waterfalls in Karnataka, Jog Falls
The Kodasalli dam built down the stream of the river is the main cause of the death of this beautiful waterfall.
The Kaveri river is the one of the major rivers of India and the perennial river of the south.
The Kaveri river originates as a small stream in the Kodagu in Karnataka and gather several small streams on its way down south.
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 Tiruchi, Tiruchi Sri Rangam Temple, Tiruchi Cauvery River, Tiruchi Temples
Tiruchi, Tiruchi Sri Rangam Temple, Tiruchi Cauvery River, Tiruchi Temples
It is located in the banks of the river Kaveri.
The next is Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple which is a Vishnu temple, it is located in middle of the Kaveri River.
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 Kings of Kaveri
The river looked low and appeared to have dropped slightly from the night before, the Ragi bait was cast into deep water beside two large boulders from the Centre rock 20 yards before the start of the Mushi Hala rapids.
We decided the best option would be to swim across the river, easier said than done with expensive camera equipment and all our tackle, not to mention a river strewn with boulders and fast currents.
We were back at Mushli Hala rapids, Gary was fishing from a rock a third of the way into the river casting towards the rapid and allowing the bait to settle behind a large rock 15 yards from the start of the rapid.
www.anglersnet.co.uk /Miscellaneous-Articles/river_kaveri.html   (4819 words)

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