Jagannath Rath Yatra 2020

  • Jagannath Rath Yatra 2020
  • 01 Oct 2020

Jagannath Rath Yatra is one of the most-awaited and much-celebrated festivals in Orissa as well as countrywide. Ratha Jatra, the Festival of Chariots of Lord Jagannatha is celebrated every year at Puri, the temple town in Odisha, on the east coast of India. The presiding deities of the main temple, Sri Mandira, Lord Jagannatha, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra, with the celestial wheel Sudarshana, are taken out from the temple precincts in an elaborate ritual procession to their respective chariots. The huge, colorfully decorated chariots, are drawn by hundreds and thousands of devotees on the bada danda, the grand avenue to the Gundicha temple, some two miles away to the North.

Jagannath Rath Yatra is one of the most-awaited and much-celebrated festivals in Orissa as well as countrywide. Ratha Jatra, the Festival... Jagannath Rath Yatra is one of the most-awaited and much-celebrated festivals in Orissa as well as countrywide. Ratha Jatra, the Festival of Chariots of Lord Jagannatha is celebrated every year at Puri, the temple town in Odisha, on the east coast of India. The presiding deities of the main temple, Sri Mandira, Lord Jagannatha, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra, with the celestial wheel Sudarshana, are taken out from the temple precincts in an elaborate ritual procession to their respective chariots. The huge, colorfully decorated chariots, are drawn by hundreds and thousands of devotees on the bada danda, the grand avenue to the Gundicha temple, some two miles away to the North.

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