Satadree

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Other name for river Sutlej. Mahabharat describes, once sage vashishta, being determined on suicide flung himself afterwards into the Sutlej; but the pious water of the river divided into a hundred shallow channel and left the disappointed sage on dry land; from which the river was ever afterwards called satadree"the hundred channeled" from Sanskrit words sata, a hundred, and, dree, to flow references:1-Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume 17, Part 1 By Asiatic Society of Bengal, page210, para two 2-http://books.google.com/books?id=JAjgAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA210&dq=satadree&hl=en&ei=cVaATqu1G4T5rQf-tbHuDw&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CEEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=satadree&f=false 3-created by Bhaskar Sinha, MNNIT, allahabad, India