Puri Rath Yatra 2013

Ratha Jatra (Oriya: ରଥଯାତ୍ରା) or the Car Festival is a huge Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India.

    About Rath Yatra

    Rath Yatra or the Car festival is one of the main festivals of Puri, celebrated every-year on Ashad Shukla Dwitiya that generally falls between the months of June-July. The festival is celebrated to commemorate the annual visit of the presiding deities of the Jagannath Puri temple to their Aunt’s house. It is believed that during this festival, Lord Jagannath comes out of their holy abode and gives Darshana (holy view) to the people.

    Schedule for Rath Yatra 2013

    Netroutsav & Nabajaubana Darshan 08.07.2013
    Ubha Yatra & Ratha Agyanmala Bije 09.07.2013
    Srigundicha 10.07.2013
    Hera Panchami 14.07.2013
    Dakhina Moda 15.07.2013
    Sandhya Darshan 17.07.2013
    Bahuda Yatra 18.07.2013
    Suna Besha 19.07.2013
    Adharapana 20.07.2013
    Neeladribije 21.07.2013

    Images

    Chariots (Ratha) Making

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    Chhera Pahara by Puri king Divyasingh Dev

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    Puri king Divyasingh Dev performing Chera Pahara a symbolic ritual of cleaning the chariots during Ratha Yatra.

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    Pahandi Bije

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    Some Other Schedules

    PURI FESTIVALS 2013 NAVAYAUVAN DARSHAN SRIGUNDICHA-RATH YATRA
    SANDHYA DARSANA BAHUDA YATRA HARI SAYANA EKADASHl
    TRAYODASHI-NILADRI BIJE
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