As per Hinduism,
Brahmaputra River is a unique river as it is one of the rare holy rivers in that is worshipped as a God and has a male name. Majority of the holy rivers in Hindu Religion are worshipped as Goddesses and has a female name like India Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Kaveri etc.
Brahmaputra is called the son of Brahma and has its source near the
Lake Manasarovar in . The legend associated with Mount Kailash Brahmaputra is found in the Hindu Holy Scripture, Kalika Purana.
Legend has it that
Brahmaputra was the result of Lord Brahma’s desire to give birth to a son who will help humanity. For this he chose Amogha a pious woman. After the child was born he was placed near . Suddenly the child transformed into a huge body of water for the benefit of humans, saints and Devas (Demi Gods). A river that started to flow from the large water body was named as Kailash Mountain Brahmaputra.