Gandaki River

river in Nepal and India, tributary of Ganges

The Gandaki River is one of the major rivers of Nepal. It is the deepest river of Nepal. It is a tributary of Ganges in India. Ammonite fossils found at the bank of this river are called 'Shaligrams'. They are black, hard stones which represents Vishnu, a Hindu god.[1]

Narayani bridge in Gaindakot over Gandaki river


  1. story of Gandaki Archived 2018-03-26 at the Wayback Machine according to Hindus.