Bhāgīrathī

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  1. pertaining to Bhagīratha (fem.)
  2. born (daughter) of Bhagīratha
  3. another name for the river Gańgā, which according to legend was brought down to earth by Bhagīratha, and hence compared to his begotten daughter.

Sometimes transliterated as: Bhagirathi, BhAgIrathI, Bhaagirathi