Rath Yatra 2016, Puri Jagannath Ratha Yatra 2016 date

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra or car festival of Puri Jagannath temple is one of the largest religious ceremonies of India. In 2016, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date is July 6.

Puri Rathyatra commemorates the journey of Lord Krishna from Gokul to Mathura. This annual festival is celebrated on Ashad Shukla Dwitiya (second day in bright fortnight of Ashad month).

As part of Rath Yatra, the idols of Lord Puri Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Then the idols or Rath Yatra returns to Puri Jagannath temple. The return journey of Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra is known as Bahuda Yatra. Chandan Jatra celebrated on Akshay Tritiya marks the beginning of Rath Yatra festival during when the making of chariots and sandalwood paste painting start.

In 2015, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date was July 18.

In 2014, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date was June 29.

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2013 date was July 10.

Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2012 date was June 21.

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4 Comments

  1. Gunagya says:

    on which date we celebrated rath yatra in puri in2013

  2. Suradhish says:

    rath yatra 2013 date is the auspicious day for ghriya prabesh

  3. Rina says:

    best griha pravesh time in hyderabad on 10 july 2013 rath yatra