Ahmedabad Jagannath Rath Yatra 2017, 140th anniversary of the Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, will be telecasted live online from the official website of Ahmedabad Jagannathj Mandir. Rath Yatra 2017 date is June 25.
The temple trust had telecast the Mangal Aarti online for which they have got a lot of response from NRGs. To give opportunity to have Jagannath Rath Yatra darshan for NRGs, temple website will telecast the whole Rath yatra live online.
Click here for live Darshan of Ahmedabad Rath Yatra.
About Ahmedabad Rathyatra
Mahant Shree Narsinhdasji Maharaj had introduced the Rathayatra in the year 1878. Rathayatra is observed on ASHADHA SHUKLA DWITIYA every year. Normally, throughout the year devotees come to the temple for the DARSHAN of Lord Jagannath and on this day, Lord Jagannath Himself goes out to see his devotees especially, to
Disabled who could not visit the temple. After performing the PAHINDVIDHI by the CHIEF MINISTER of Gujarat, the procession is led by 15 to 20 elephants in decorative dress, then followed by TRUCKS decorated with religious floats and then AKHADAVALA’s, with their trained ATHLETS performing aerobatics to please Lord Jagannath.
Next in the procession follows disciples with decorative flags of the temple, BHAJAN MANDALI, RAS GARBA, bands and then comes the Holy Trinity on chariots pulled by devotees. The procession halts at Saraspur, where the local people feed the entire entourage of devotees of Lord Jagannath. In the evening the Rathayatra returns to the main temple. This Rathyatra is now celeberated as “LOKOTSAV” of Gujarat..