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Ratha Yatra Jaganath Puri Odisha.

Ratha Yatra Dates, Images and Festival Importance : 

Ratha Yatra Festival Puri, Odisha, India

The Rath Yatra festival starts on the second lunar day (Dwitiya) the bright fortnight (Shukla paksha) of the Hindu month of Aashaadha.

One day before the Ratha Yatra, the Gundicha Temple is religiously cleansed for housing the gods.

Ratha Yatra (Odia: ରଥଯାତ୍ରା) or Car Festival or Chariot Festival' is a Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath .In Ratha Yatra

Ratha Yatra is held at Shri Kshetra Puri Dham in the state of Odisha, India.

Rath Yatra or Jatra is the celebration of the Lord Jagannath, who is believed to be the Lord of Universe's journey towards his aunt's house called Gundicha Temple.

Jaganath Puri Ratha Yatra is the oldest Ratha Yatra, whose descriptions can be found in Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, and Skanda Purana and Kapila Samhita.

On the first day of the Ratha yatra, the deities are transported in chariots from the main temple to Gundicha temple.

The three deities, namely Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra are transported in three magnificent chariots, drawn by the numerous devotees gathered there.

The Ratha Yatra procession progresses down the 3 km long "Bada Danda" (long avenue) and reaches the gates of the Gundicha temple before nightfall. T

The deities remain in the chariots on the first day and enter the Gundicha Temple on the second day.

They reside at the Gundicha temple for the subsequent seven days

When is Lord Jaganath Ratha Yatra Dates for the 2022 ?

Ratha Yatra dates for the Year 2022  starts June 1st , 2022 to 10th June 2022.

Ratha Yatra Festival Dates 2022 & 2023

When is the Ratha Yatra Festival for the year 2023.?

For the Year 2023 Ratha Yatra Dates are from Tuesday 20th June 2023 to 29th June 2023

What are the Names of  3 Chariots in Ratha Yatra?

The three chariots involved in the chariot procession are: one for each deity with central chariot called the Nandighosha, carrying the main deity of Lord Jagannath and the second chariot known as Taladhwaja carrying Lord Balabhadra, and the third chariot called the Darpadalana carrying Devi Subhadra

The three deities are transported in three magnificent chariots, drawn by the numerous devotees gathered there. 

Why Ratha Yatra is So Famous ? and Which God is  worshipped during Ratha Yatra.

The Rath Yatra festival commemorates Lord Jagannath's annual visit to Gundicha Temple via Mausi Maa Temple (maternal aunt's home) near Saradha Bali,

It is Famous for its Grandeur and historical as well as Mythological significance.  Ratha Yatra's descriptions can be found in Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, and Skanda Purana and Kapila Samhita

The Jagannathism (a.k.a. Odia Vaishnavism) — the particular sector of Jagannath as a major deity emerged in the Early Middle Ages and later became an independent state regional temple-centered tradition of Krishnaism/Vaishnavism.

Ratha Yatra Famous Internationally too :

The Ratha Yatra festival has become a common sight in most major cities of the world since 1968 through the ISKCON Hare Krishna movement. By the mercy of Mahaprabhu Shri Jagannath and Chaitanya, A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada had successfully transplanted the festival which now happens on an annual basis in places all over the world in over 108 cities.

Some of the International Cities (apart from Puri , Odisha India ) that celebrate the Ratha Yatra Festivals are Moscow, New York, Houston, Atlanta, London, Rome, Zürich, Kolkata, Mumbai, Karachi, Berlin, Heidelberg, Cologne, Florence, Wroclaw, Sydney, Perth, Kampala, Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Mexico City, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Birmingham, Alchevsk, Buenos Aires, Madrid, Stockholm, Bath, Budapest, Auckland, Melbourne, Montreal, Paris, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Toronto, Vancouver, Santiago, Tallinn, Lima, Antwerp, Sofia, Kuala Lumpur, Dubai, Oslo, Zhongshan, Myitkyina, Bangkok and many other cities.[6] The Ratha Yatra in Dhamrai, Bangladesh, is one of the most important in Bangladesh.

Indian Railways Often Announces Special Trains on the Occasion of Ratha Yatre.


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