Puri, Land of Lord Jagannath and famous city of Orissa have special importance of art, literature, architecture and tradition in India and across the world.

Jagannath Puri’s Rath Yatra In India:

More then this “Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra” Put four moons over it- the biggest ever celebration of Orissa .it is known as car festival to western world. According to legends Lord Jagannath expresses his desire to visit his birthplace “Gundicha Ghar” ones every year. Moreover Subadra wanted to visit her parents place –Dwarka therefore his two brothers Jagannath and Balbhadra took her there on this day. One more Says is that Lord Krishna and Balram went to Mathura on this day to participate in the competition on the invitation of king Kans.

Puri Rath yatra festival comes in the month of June – July of every year. It starts on the second day of bright fortnight of month Ashada according to Hindus month calendar. Lord Jagannath comes-out from “Ratna Sinhasan” of temple with his brother Balbhadra and sister Subadra. Yatra starts by visit them Whole Street of Puri and his birthplace “Gundicha Ghar” with the devotees. Entire Rath Yatra is holy signature of Humanisation.

On this day three chariot Nandigosha (Yellow colored), Taladwaja (Blue Colored) and Deviratha lined up in front of Jagannath Temple. Lord Jagannath and other sited in these chariot respectively by devotees with scented water and golden broom .Journey reached to “Gundicha Ghar” After visiting each and every place of Puri by the king.

Lord Jagannath and Puri is involved in Famous “Chaar – Dhaam or Teertha” therefore people must participated in this Rath Yatra to complete there journey of this place.

  • The Date of Famous Puri Rath Yatra Festival This year is: June 21, 2012

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