Yamuna Chhath is mainly celebrated in Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna. It marks the day when Goddess Yamuna descended on the Earth. Hence this day is also known as Yamuna Jayanti or birth anniversary of Goddess Yamuna. It falls during Chaitra Navratri in the month of March or April.
|Chhappan Bhog offered to Goddess Yamuna - 2013|
|Image of Goddess Yamuna on the water at Vishram Ghat - 2013|
Goddess Yamuna, being wife of Lord Shri Krishna, is revered by people of Braj which explains Yamuna Chhath being celebrated mainly by people of Mathura and Vrindavan.