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Jagannath Rath Yatra

Incredible Odisha 

Rath Yatra

Rath Yatra, the 'Chariot Festival,' is a grand Hindu event celebrated predominantly in Puri, Odisha. A divine saga of faith and devotion unfolds here.

The massive wooden chariots for the three deities, Jagannath, Balabhadra, and Subhadra, are meticulously constructed each year.

Making Of Chariots

Chera Panhara

It's the day of 'Chhera Pahara,' where the King of Puri sweeps the Chariots, symbolizing that all are equal in the eyes of Lord Jagannath

Once the chariots are ready, the 'Pahandi Vijay' ceremony starts. The idols are moved from the main temple to their respective chariots.


During their stay, 'Hera Panchami' is celebrated, representing Goddess Lakshmi’s concern for her husband Lord Jagannath's absence.

Hera Panchami

Suna Besha or 'Golden Attire,' sees the deities adorned in stunning golden ornaments, attracting devotees for their divine splendo

Suna Besa

'Bahuda Yatra,' the return journey of the deities from Gundicha Temple to Jagannath Temple.

Bahuda Yatra

'Niladri Bije,' signifies the return of the deities to their original place inside the Jagannath Temple

Niladri Bije

Devotees pull the holy chariots, displaying an ocean of human dedication and belief towards the divine.

Rath Yatra Celebrations

Amidst the spiritual fervor, the town of Puri transforms into a vibrant tapestry of colors, aromas, and sounds

Puri During Rath Yatra

The Reptile Park is home to 27 species of reptiles, including crocodiles, lizards, turtles, and snakes. 

Rath Yatra Global Celebrations

As Rath Yatra concludes, devotees leave with a renewed spirit, anticipating the divine journey next year. A true testament to faith.

Jai Jagannath!