Religious Significance of Yamuna River

What is the religious significance of Yamuna River? Why Yamuna River is considered an important river as per Hindu Dharma? Yami, the goddess of the river Yamuna, is the sister of Yama, god of death, and the daughter of Surya, the Sun god, and his wife Saranyu. Yamuna, referred to respectfully as Yamunaji, holds a […]

Ananta Chaturdashi, 18 September 2013 (Anantha Vratham)

Ananta Sayana Vishnu

Today, 18 September 2013 is Ananta Chaturdashi, Anantha Vratham, Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Vratham. Ananta Chaturdashi Vrata is a highly meritorious vrata dedicated to Lord Vishnu’s form of Ananta Padmanbhaswamy, who reclines (sleeps in deep meditation – Yoga nidra). Ananta Vratam has to be observed for 14 consecutive years by married couple for their long and […]