Purna River (tributary of Tapti)
River Purna at Manegaon
|Name origin: Purna river - Complete river|
|States||Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra|
|Districts||Betul District, Amravati, Akola, Buldhana, Jalgaon|
|- left||Pedhi River, Mūrna River, Mūn River, Dnyanganga River, Vishwaganga River, Nalganaga River|
|- right||Arna River, Bodi River, Chandrabhaga River, Ban River, Shahanur River|
|- location||Satpura Range, Baitul district, Gawilgarh ranges, Madhya Pradesh|
|- location||Changdev, Jalgaon, Muktainagar, Maharashtra|
The word purna means complete in Sanskrit. Purna River was also called as Payoshni or Paisani. It is Sanskrit word meaning ambrosia. There are other rivers too, viz. Khadakpurna, Katepurna, referred to as Purna.
Lots of comparative society's name given after Purna river.like' Purnamai Vidyalaya'; in this name Purna is river and Maai means Mother.Purna is a major tributary of Tapi river .
Purna is the main water source for Malkapur region. It rises in the eastern Satpura Range of southern Madhya Pradesh state, and flows westward, draining Maharashtra's Marathwada, Vidarbha region before merging with the Tapti river.
It originates in Pokharni Village which is 2 km away from Bhainsdehi. Bhainsdehi is a tehsil in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh, adjoining Amravati district of Maharashtra and flows through Akola, Buldhana, and Jalgaon districts. The total length of the river is 334 km. Many religious places are present near the river.
Purna meet to Tapi at Changdev village in to the Muktainagar taluka of Jalgaon District in North Maharashtra,Maharashtra state of India.Devoties believe this meeting place (Sangam) of two rivers is Holy place ( pavitra sthan).here temple of Changdeva Maharaj is present.
Here are the Purna river , with their tributaries
- Purna River
- Gotma River
- Aarna River
- Pendhi River
- Uma River
- Katepurna River
- Shahanur River
- Chandrabhaga river
- Morna River
- Mann River
- Aas River
- River Dnyanganga
- River Vishwaganga
- River Nalaganga
- Vaan River