Anant Chaturdashi holds immense significance in the Hindu religion. The occasion is also popularly known as Anant Chaudas. The sacred day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu who is called the Lord of several avatars and the preserver of the universe. Lord Anant is one of the incarnations (avatar) of Lord Vishnu.
The festivity of Ananta Chaturdashi is celebrated on the 14th day in the Bhadrapada month during the Shukla Paksha as per the Hindu calendar. The festival commemorates common brotherhood and the spirit of oneness as a sacred thread of cotton or silk with 14 knots is tied on the arm of the devotees.