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Kaveri is a river in South India. It originates in the Kodagu district of Karnataka and falls in the Bay of Bengal passing through Tamil Nadu. A part of the Cauvery Valley is also from Kerala and before joining the sea, the river passes through Karaikal in Pondicherry. The Kaveri River in Karnataka is about 750 km long, which runs through cities like Kushalnagar, Mysore, Srirangapatna, Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur and Mayiladuthurai and falls into the Bay of Bengal from Tamil Nadu. Let’s know other details regarding the River Kaveri In Karnataka

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The Kaveri River in Karnataka, which is called the Ganges of the South, appears repeatedly in many Puranas. Kaveri is considered a very holy river. Let’s now know in details about the river

  • Every year the birth anniversary of Goddess Kaveri is celebrated at its origin, Kaveri Kund.

  • Many ancient pilgrimage and historical cities are located on the banks of river Kaveri.

  • Poet Tyagaraja has described it in many places in his poems.

  • Devotees consider it like their mother.

  • It originates from the southern end of the Sahyadri range and flows in a southeast direction through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, covering a distance of about 800 km and joins the Bay of Bengal near Kaveripatnam.

  • A detailed account of the major river Kaveri in the south is given in the Vishnu Purana.

  • The main rivers to be found in the Kaveri river are Harangi, Hemavati, Noyil, Amravati, Simsa, Lakshmanathirtha, Bhavani, Kabini.

  • The Kaveri River splits into two branches at three places and then becomes one, forming three islands, on those islands, there are grand temples of Lord Vishnu named Adirangam, Shivasamudram and Srirangam respectively.

  • The great Shaiva pilgrimage Chidambaram and Jambukeswaram are also located near Srirangam. 

  • Apart from these, ancient and glorious pilgrimage cities Tanjore, Kumbakonam, and Trichirappalli are situated on the banks of this holy river, which has increased the importance of Kaveri.

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