^The Buldana District Gazetteer (1910) particularly notes that the river takes its source from a spring of water under an umar (ficus glomerata) near the temple of Mahadeo at Dongarshevali.
^Central Provinces District Gazetteer: Buldana DistrictA. 1979. p. 421. (originally printed in 1910)
^It is also sometimes spelt as "Gyanganga" or just "Gyan" as the Marathi consonant 'ज्ञ' is pronounced differently in Marathi and other Indian languages. Ganga is used as a suffix in the name of several other rivers in India.