The origin of River Krishna starts from the cow face in Mahabaleshwar temple, Maharashtra. It is considered as a sacred place. Here River Krishna is called as Krishnabai. The river, which starts from cow face, flows with a high speed until 45miles from the south-east corner of Satara district, Maharashtra later through south Maharashtra flows until 10miles and mingles in River Veni and therefore it is called as River Krishnaveni.
Later it flows through another 145 miles in Maharashtra and mixes in Karnataka.