The Padma (Bangla: পদ্মা Pôdda) is a major trans-boundary river in Bangladesh. A Trans-boundary river is a river that crosses at least one political border either a border within a nation or an International boundary. ( Bengali: বাংলাদেশ inc-Latn Bangladesh) officially It is the main distributary of the Ganges (Gôngga), which originates in the Himalaya. A distributary, or a distributary channel, is a Stream that branches off and flows away from a main stream channel The Ganges (ˈgænʤiːz also Ganga, Devanāgarī: hi गंगा in most Indian languages) is the major river in the Indian subcontinent The Padma enters Bangladesh from India near Chapai Nababganj. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country It meets the Jamuna (Jomuna) near Aricha and retains its name, but finally meets with the Meghna River near Chandpur and adopts the name 'Meghna' before flowing into the Bay of Bengal. Not to be confused with the Yamuna River The Jamuna River ( Bangla: যমুনা Jomuna) is one of the three main rivers The Meghna River (মেঘনা নদী is an important river in Bangladesh, one of the three that forms the Ganges Delta, the largest on earth fanning out The Bay of Bengal is a bay that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.
Rajshahi, a major city in western Bangladesh, is situated on the north bank of the Padma. Rajshahi ( Bangla: রাজশাহী is a city in Rajshahi District in northwestern Bangladesh.
Originated in the Gangotri Glacier of the Himalaya, the Ganges runs to the Bay of Bengal through India, entering Bangladesh at Shibganj in the district of Chapai Nababganj. WikipediaWikiProject Indian cities for details --> Gangotri is a town and a Nagar panchayat in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand The Bay of Bengal is a bay that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. Just west of Shibganj, the distributary Bhagirathi emerges and flows southwards as the Hooghly. This article is about the tributary of the GangesFor the distributary in West Bengal see Bhāgirathi-Hooghly. The Hooghly River ( Bengali হুগলী Hugli; Anglicized alternatively spelled Hoogli or Hugli) or the Bhāgirathi-Hooghly, is After the point where the Bhagirathi branches off, the Ganges is officially referred to as the Padma.
Further downstream, in Goalando, 2200 km away from the source, the Padma is joined by the mighty Jamuna (Lower Brahmaputra) and the resulting combination flows with the name Padma further east, to Chandpur. The Brahmaputra, also called Tsangpo-Brahmaputra is a Trans-boundary river and one of the major Rivers of Asia. Here, the widest river in Bangladesh, the Meghna, joins the Padma, continuing as the Meghna almost in a straight line to the south, ending in the Bay of Bengal. The Meghna River (মেঘনা নদী is an important river in Bangladesh, one of the three that forms the Ganges Delta, the largest on earth fanning out
The Padma is numerously mentioned in Hindu Mythology including the Vedas, the Puranas, the Ramayana and the Mahabharata. A Hindu ( Devanagari: हिन्दू is an adherent of the philosophies and scriptures of Hinduism, a set of religious, Philosophical The word mythology (from the Greek grc μυθολογία mythología, meaning "a story-telling a legendary lore" "Veda" redirects here For other uses see Veda (disambiguation. For other meanings see Purana (disambiguation. The Puranas ( Sanskrit: sa पुराण purāṇa, "of ancient times" The Rāmāyaṇa ( Devanāgarī: sa रामायण is an ancient Sanskrit epic attributed to the Hindu sage ( Maharishi) Valmiki In all myths, the river is mentioned as a Goddess though the origin differs.
In Valmiki’s Ramayana, Ganga (Sanskrit for Ganges) is described as the daughter of Lord Himalaya and Menaka who was abducted to the heavens by the deities and started to live in heaven from then, inside Karmandala, a spout shaped vessel. Valmiki ( Sanskrit: वाल्मीकि vālmīki) (ca 400 BCE northern India is celebrated as the poet harbinger in Sanskrit literature The Rāmāyaṇa ( Devanāgarī: sa रामायण is an ancient Sanskrit epic attributed to the Hindu sage ( Maharishi) Valmiki Sanskrit (sa संस्कृता वाक् saṃskṛtā vāk, for short sa संस्कृतम् saṃskṛtam) is a historical In Hindu mythology, Menaka ( Sanskrit: मेनका is considered one of the most beautiful of the heavenly Apsaras.
In Vishnu Purana, Ganga is said to be issued from the toe of Lord Vishnu’s left foot. For other meanings see Vishnu (disambiguation. Vishnu ( IAST viṣṇu Devanagari विष्णु (honorific For other meanings see Purana (disambiguation. The Puranas ( Sanskrit: sa पुराण purāṇa, "of ancient times" For other meanings see Vishnu (disambiguation. Vishnu ( IAST viṣṇu Devanagari विष्णु (honorific And was falling down. The pole star caught her in the middle of descent and kept her on his head round the clock.
Most myths agree on the incident how Ganga came down to earth. . By a special favour of Lord Shiva, King Sagara had sixty thousand sons, all of who were burnt into ashes as they disturbed the Mighty Kapila in his meditation. Shiva:(pronunciation; Sanskrit: शिव Śiva, lit "Auspicious one" One of the Trimurtis Shiva is the supreme God in the Shaiva King Sagara, being informed by the heavenly wanderer Narada, sent his grandson Ansuman to Kapila to ask for his mercy. Narad redirects here for the village in Slovakia see Ňárad. Kapila granted that the souls of the sixty thousand sons of King Sagara can be retrieved, but only by the mighty waters of the Ganga. Ansuman’s grandson Bhagiratha approached Ganga and made her agree to come down. Bhagiratha ( Sanskrit: भगीरथ bhagīratha) was a great king in Hindu mythology who brought the River Ganga to Earth To balance such great force of impact of Ganga falling to earth from heavens, Lord Shiva used his matted hair.