Godavari, a river of India, rises in the Western Ghauts near Nasik, and flows 898 miles in a southeasterly direction, till it discharges itself by seven mouths into the Bay of Bengal between the towns of Rajamundry and Masulipatam. Its breadth from where it is joined by the Pranbita to its separation into.three streams varies from one to two miles, and the beautiful scenery of its lower courses has gained it. the name of the Indian Rhine. There are three rapids in its upper course, The country forming its delta raises abundant crops. The Godavari is one of the twelve sacred rivers of India, and each of its mouths is considered holy.