Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra or car festival of Puri Jagannath temple is one of the largest religious ceremonies of India. In 2019, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date is July 4.
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.
Panchang, 4 July 2019
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:12
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)07:06 Chandrastama (Moonset)20:54
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dwitiya – 19:09
Nakshatra Pushya – 26:30*
Yoga Vyaghata – 08:21
Skipped Yoga : Harshana – 28:52*
Karana Kaulava – 19:09
Skipped Karana : Taitila – 29:39*
Purnimanta Month Aashaadha
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 14:11 – 15:52
Gulika Kalam: 09:10 – 10:50
Yama Gandam: 05:49 – 07:29
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Karka
Amrita Kalam 20:41 – 22:08
Abhijit: 12:04 – 12:58
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 11:56 – 13:24
Durmuhurthams: 15:38 – 16:32
Rath Yatra in Previous Years
In 2018, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date was July 14.
In 2017, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date was June 25.
In 2016, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date was July 6.
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.