Friday, July 24, 2015

Puri yatra in 2015

Jagannath Rath Yatra is an Hindu festival celebrated every year in the Indian travel spot Odisha at Puri. When is Puri Rath Yatra 2015 is going to be held on 18-July,Saturday this year in the holy city of Hindus Puri, which is a part of Char Dham pilgrimages. Jagannath rath yatra 2015 will showcase the majestic presentation of three grand chariots loaded with idols of God.

This religious festival in Jagannath dham Puri is held every year in the months of June or July. Devotees in millions travel Puri Jagannath temple from around the globe to attend this spiritual festival which is believed to be the gateway to heaven.

On the first day of Jagannath rath yatra 2015 or Car Festival 2015 the journey will begin from the Jagnnath temple puri when the deities of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balrama and Devi Subhadra will come out. There are several rituals involved as part of the entire Puri Car Festival procession. At the beginning is Chera Pahara where Gajapati King cleans the street with golden-handled broom before the arrival of chariots. After this, deities are taken out and placed on superbly decorated chariots, this ceremony is known as Pahandi Vijay.

The colossal chariots are made of wood that are keenly pulled by devotees through ropes. After nine days stay at Gundicha Temple the return journey commences which is known as Bahuda Jatra. 

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