Rath Yatra in Puri Jagannath Temple: 21 June 2012 (Today)

Today, 21 June 2012 is Rath Yatra in Puri Jagannath Temple. Rathyatra is celebrated all over India and in many foreign countries like USA, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, etc.. In Puri, Rathyatra is celebrated for 9 days, beginning on Ashad Shukla Dwitiya. Return festival of Jagannath chariots (ratha) is referred to as Punaryatra (Bahuda Yatra).

Jagannath Rathyatra is celebrated as a major festival in all ISKCON temples and many other temples dedicated to Lord Jagannath.

Ahmedabad Rathyatra, Hyderabad Rathyatra, Varanasi Rathyatra, Bangalore Rathyatra and Mumbai Rathyatra are other major celebrations other than Puri Jagannath Rathyatra.

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