In Hindu culture Triveni Sangam is the "confluence" of three rivers. Sangam is the Sanskrit phrase for confluence. The point of confluence is a sacred area for Hindus. A bath right here is said to flush away all of one's sins and free one from the cycle of rebirth. One such Triveni Sangam, in Allahabad, has the confluence of two rivers — the Ganges and the Yamuna. The rivers hold their visible identity and may be diagnosed via their exceptional hues. The water of the Ganges is apparent, while that of the Yamuna is greenish in colour.
A region of spiritual significance and the web site for ancient Kumbh Mela held every year, over the years it has additionally been the site of immersion of ashes of several national leaders, which includes Mahatma Gandhi in 1948. The auspiciousness of the confluence of rivers cited in one of the latest sections of the Rigveda, which says, "Those who shower on the location wherein the 2 rivers go with the flow together, rise up to heaven". Bhagamandala is a pilgrimage place in Kodagu district of Karnataka. It is located on the river Kaveri in its upstream stretches. At this location, the Kaveri is joined by way of two tributaries, the Kannike and the legendary Sujyoti river. It is considered sacred as a river confluence kudala or triveni sangama, in Kannada and Sanskrit respectively.