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 […]

Pushkara Vidhi, What to do during 12 days of Pushkarams

Pushkara vidhi is a guide for the rituals, deeds, charity, arghya, shraddha and many other works to do during 12 days of River Pushkarams. In 2016, Krishna Pushkaralu begins on 12 August, Friday and ends on 23 August, Tuesday. Read the detailed report on Krishna Pushkaralu 2016 here.. Each day of Pushkaralu has various deeds to perform. […]

Places for Yamuna Pushkaralu 2014 (Temples, Holy Places, Cities)

The birth place of Yamuna river lies in the Yamunotri Glacier at a height 6,387 metres on Lower Himalayas in Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand, north of Haridwar. Subsequently, River Yamuna flows through the states of Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, before merging with the Ganges at a sacred spot known as Triveni Sangam in Allahabad. During the Kumbh […]

Quotes on River Yamuna (References in Scriptures)

Here are the Quotes on River Yamuna (References in Scriptures). River Yamuna is mentioned in many Puranas, Upanishads and other Ancient Scriptures related to Sanatan Dharma. In 2014, Yamuna Pushkaralu begins on 19 June and ends on 20 June. Read the detailed report on Yamuna Pushkaralu 2014 here.. Check out the important bathing dates of Yamuna […]

Pushkara Arghya, Arghya Pradana Slokas to chant during River Pushkarams

Here are some Pushkara Arghya stotrams to chant during River Pushkarams. Arghyam is offered to Surya Bhagavan, Nadi Devata, Goddess Saraswati, Lord Brahma, Goddess Gauri, Lord Shiva, Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Narayana, Pushkara Raju, Brihaspati, Indra and some other demigods, Valakhilya and other rishis, Pitru Devatas and Sanaka and other munis. In 2014, Yamuna Pushkaralu […]

Yamuna Pushkarams 2014 (River Yamuna Pushkaraalu)

Yamuna Pushkarams (River Yamuna Pushkaraalu) begins on 19 June 2014 and ends on 30 June 2014. Yamuna Pushkarams begins at the time when Guru (Brihaspati – Jupiter) enters into Karkataka Rashi (Punarvasu Nakshatra – 4th quarter). This year, Yamuna Pushkarams have great significance in terms of planetary positions. On the first day of Pushkarams the […]

Uma Maheshwara Puja 2013 (Uma Maheshwari Vrata)

Uma Maheshwara - Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi

Uma Maheshwara Puja (Uma Maheshwari Vrata) is a highly meritorious vrata dedicated to the divine couple – Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. In 2013, Uma Maheshwara Puja date is September 19. Uma Maheshwara Puja is mainly observed on Bhadrapada Purnima, the Full Moon day in Bhadrapada Month in Hindu calendar. According to Tamil beliefs, Uma […]