Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra or car festival of Puri Jagannath temple is one of the largest religious ceremonies of India. In 2023, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date is June 20.
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, 20 June 2023
Suryodayam(Sunrise) : 05:25 AM
Suryastama(Sunset) : 06:59 PM
Chandrodayam(Moonrise) : 06:56 AM
Chandrastama(Moonset) : 09:03 PM
Tithi : Dwitiya upto 01:07 PMTritiya
Nakshatra : Punarvasu upto 10:37 PMPushya
Karana : Kaulava upto 01:07 PM Taitila upto 02:06 AM, Jun 21 Garaja
Yoga : Dhruva upto 01:48 AM, Jun 21 Vyaghata
Weekday : Mangalawara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1945 Shobhakrit
Chandramasa : Ashadha – Purnimanta Ashadha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2080 Nala
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit : 11:45 AM to 12:39 PM
Amrit Kalam : 07:58 PM to 09:44 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 03:35 PM to 05:17 PM
Yamaganda : 08:48 AM to 10:30 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 12:12 PM to 01:53 PM
Dur Muhurtam : 08:08 AM to 09:02 AM 11:09 PM to 11:51 PM
Varjyam : 09:24 AM to 11:09 AM
Rath Yatra in Previous Years
In 2022, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date is July 1.
In 2020, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date is June 23.
In 2019, Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra date was July 4.
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.