Balarama’s pilgrimage tracing the Saraswati River from its confluence with the Western Ocean to its source in the lower Himalayas is detailed in the Shalya Parva of Mahabharata in chapters 33 to 52. Balarama follows the trail of Saraswati and finds its middle part lost in the desert, exactly where now lies the Thar Desert.
The goddess of speech, knowledge, and learning which also flows like a river. All rivers flow but the river Sarasvati was sacred to the Vedic people maybe for the quality of water.
This article explores the question of linkage of Yamuna with Sarasvati using literary evidence corroborated by hydrology as well as by eolian activity, tectonics, near-surface geology and geophysics, and mineralogy.
Ashank Mittal writes about his experiences and learning at the recently concluded Weekend With Wisdom with noted author Michel Danino.
This story from Devi Bhagavata Purana narrates how Vishnu went from polygamous to monogamous.