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Yamuna Jayanti - Yamuna Chhath 2019

Yamuna Jayanti is dedicated to the Yamuna River and it is also known as Yamuna Chhath and is observed mainly in Mathura. Yamuna Jayanti 2019 date is April 11. It is observed on the sixth day (chath) of the Shukla Paksha (waxing phase of moon) in Chaitra month (March – April). Special pujas are offered on the banks of the Yamuna River on the day.

Yamuna Jayanti is birth anniversary of Goddess Yamuna. She is believed to have appeared on the earth on the day in the form of a river.

On the day people visit the Yamuna river bank and do puja and take a sip of water and chants – Yamuna Maiya Ki Jai.