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Yamuna


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One of India's seven sacred rivers. Flowing from Yamunotrī in the Himālayas to its confluence with the Gaṅgā (and the mythical Sarasvatī) at Prayāga, it passes through Mathurā, Vṛndāvana, Delhi, and Agra. Yamunā is personified as a goddess, said to be Yama's twin sister; her vehicle (vāhana) is a tortoise.

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