srotobhih saptabhir ya vai
svardhuni saptadha vyadhat
saptanam pritaye nana
srotobhih—by currents; saptabhih—by seven (divisions); ya—the river; vai—certainly; svardhuni—the sacred Ganges; saptadha—seven branches; vyadhat—created; saptanam—of the seven; pritaye—for the satisfaction of; nana—various; sapta-srotah—seven sources; pracaksate—known by name.
The place is called Saptasrota [divided by seven] because there the waters of the sacred Ganges were divided into seven branches. This was done for the satisfaction of the seven great rsis.
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