Saraswati River (Uttarakhand)

Saraswati River

Tributary of Alaknanda River flowing in Uttarakhand State, India.

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Saraswati River

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Alaknanda River

Himalayan river in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and one of the two headstreams of the Ganges, the major river of Northern India and the holy river of Hinduism.

Himalayan river in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and one of the two headstreams of the Ganges, the major river of Northern India and the holy river of Hinduism.

River Alaknanda near Badrikashram
Rudraprayag - confluence of Alaknanda and Mandakini
Alaknanda river near the town of Srinagar in Uttarakhand
Alaknanda joins Bhagirathi at Devprayag to form the Ganges

From its origin, it travels to the village of Mana, meets with the Saraswati River, a right bank tributary, and continues downstream through narrow valleys.

Cemetery H, Late Harappan, OCP, Copper Hoard and Painted Grey ware sites

Sarasvati River

Sarasvati river.jpg/Kuru Kingdom, and (pre-)Harappan Hakkra/Sutlej-Yamuna paleochannels as proposed by and . See also this satellite image.

Sarasvati river.jpg/Kuru Kingdom, and (pre-)Harappan Hakkra/Sutlej-Yamuna paleochannels as proposed by and . See also this satellite image.

Cemetery H, Late Harappan, OCP, Copper Hoard and Painted Grey ware sites
Map of northern India in the late Vedic period
Painting of Goddess Saraswati by Raja Ravi Varma
Triveni Sangam, Allahabad – the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and the "unseen" Sarasvati.
Vedic rivers
Outline of the Indus Civilization, with concentration of settlements along the Ghaggar-Hakra, which had dried-up by the time of the Indo-Aryan migrations. See Sameer et al. (2018) for a more detailed map.
The Helmand River, Afghanistan, known in ancient Iranian Avestan as Haraxvatī and Harahvaiti, is identified by some as the ancient Sarasvati river.
Helmund river basin with tributary Arghandab River originate in Hindu Kush mountain in north Afghanistan and fall in to Hamun Lake in southern Afghanistan at the border of Iran. Helmund basin in ancient Iranian Avestan Haraxvatī and Harahvaiti, is cognate with the mythological Iranian Avestan Arədvī Sūrā Anāhitā river and Sarasvati river.

Saraswati River, a tributary of Alaknanda River, originates near Badrinath

Kamet (left), Mandir Parbat (second from left), Mana, Deoban, Nilgiri from Khullara Campsite

Kamet

Second highest mountain in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India, after Nanda Devi.

Second highest mountain in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, India, after Nanda Devi.

Kamet (left), Mandir Parbat (second from left), Mana, Deoban, Nilgiri from Khullara Campsite
Kamet (left), Mandir Parbat (second from left), Mana, Deoban, Nilgiri from Kuari Top

The West Kamet Glacier drains into the Saraswati River while the East Kamet Glacier feeds the Dhauliganga River; both rivers are tributaries of the Alaknanda River, the major river of the Chamoli district.

The Phugtal Monastery in south-east Zanskar.

Balbala (mountain)

Mountain of the Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand India.

Mountain of the Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand India.

The Phugtal Monastery in south-east Zanskar.

Dakshini Chamrao glacier, Balbala glacier and Paschimi Kamet glacier all the glacier drain their water in the Saraswati River which then joins Alaknanda River at Keshav Prayag near Mana village.