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Yamunotri temple in Uttarakhand is dedicated to Maa Yamunotri and is the first of the Chhota Char Dhams along with Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Yamunotri is considered the source of the sacred river Yamuna, though the actual source is about 1.5 km further up in Champasar glacier. Mata Yamuna in the form of Yamuna river, has immense significance in Hindu spiritualism. She is the daughter of Surya Dev and sister of Yam Dev. The waters of the Yamuna wash away sins and purify the mind.