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 […]

Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra

Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra is a environmental awareness march taken up by some spiritual leaders to clean up Yamuna River. In 2015, Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra is being held from 17 March. Spiritual leaders and activists who are taking part in the ‘Yamuna Muktikaran Yatra’ rejected Union minister Uma Bharati’s plea to them to suspend the march. The Yatra […]

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 […]

Yamuna Pushkaraalu 2014, Important bathing dates

List of important bathing dates in Yamuna Pushkaraalu 2014 is given here. Yamuna Pushkarams begins on 19 June and ends on 30 June. During these 12 days, there are some important bathing dates.. 19 June 2014 – Guru Nakshatram – Purvabhadra, Thursday 27 June 2014 – Ardra Nakshatra Amavasya, Friday 29 June 2014 – Guru […]

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 […]