Iravati ("irāvatī" in IAST transliteration) is a character in the mythology of India. She is a daughter of Kadru and granddaughter of Kasyapa. She is the mother of Airavata, the mount of Indra. She is also associated with a sacred river.

ee also

* Ayeyarwady River


*Vettam Mani; Puranic Encyclopaedia. Quotes the Ramayana (Aranyakanda) for her parentage, and the Mahabharata, Anusasana Parva, for the river).

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