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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- 3-created by Bhaskar Sinha, MNNIT, allahabad, India