Ratha Yatra Puri

Ratha Yatra (Ratha Jatra or Chariot Festival) is a Hindu festival associated with the god Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India. This annual festival is celebrated on Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya (second day in bright fortnight of Ashadha month).

The festival commemorates Jagannath’s annual visit to Gundicha Temple via Mausi Maa Temple (aunt’s home) near Balagandi Chaka, Puri.

As part of Ratha Yatra, the deities of Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Then the deities or Ratha Yatra return to the Main temple.

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Ratha Yatra Berlin

(Hindi: रथ यात्रा; Ratha bedeutet Kutsche, Wagen, Rad; Yātrā wörtl. Pilgerreise) ist ein hinduistisches Wagenfest, auf dessen Höhepunkt die Vaishnavas einen Prozessionswagen mit Jagannath (dem Herrn des Universums) an Seilen durch die Stadt ziehen. Jagannath ist ein Aspekt von Krishna.

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