Netrotsava 2019 | Nava Yavvana Darshana in Puri Jagannath Temple

Netrotsava, also known as Nava Yavvana Darshana festival, is celebrated on the concluding day of the Anasara, the previous day of Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri Jagannath Temple. In 2019, Netrotsava date is July 3. Literally, ‘Netrotsava’ means the feast to eyes. During Netrotsava festival thousands of devotees feel pleasure of visiting Lord Jagannath […]

Hera Panchami 2019 | Hera Panchami festival in Gundicha Temple

Hera Panchami festival is one of the main rituals observed during Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra in Gundicha Temple, Orissa. In 2019, Hera Panchami date is July 7. In 2019, Jagannath Rath Yatra  begins on July 4. It is celebrated on Ashada Shukla Panchami, fifth day in bright fortnight of Ashad month in Oriya calendar. Hera […]

Ulto Rath 2019 (Ulta Rath Yatra) – Conclusion of Puri Jagannath Rathyatra

Ultorath (Ulta Rathyatra) is the conclusion of Puri Jagannath Rathyatra. In 2019, Ultarath date is July 12. It is the return festival of chariots of Jagannatha, Balabhadra and Subhadra. Celebrated on the ninth day after Puri Jagannath Rathyatra, Ultorath culminates the festivities of world famous Rathjatra. After staying for nine days in Gundicha temple, chariots […]

Bahuda Yatra 2018 | Puri Jagannath Bahuda Jatra

Bahuda Yatra or Bahuda Jatra is one of the main events in Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra. It is the return festival of chariots. In 2018, Bahuda Yatra date is July 22. Celebrated on the ninth day from Puri Jagnnath Rath Yatra, Bahuda Yatra concludes the festivities of world famous Puri Ratha Yatra. The chariots of […]

Gundicha Marjana, Cleaning of Gundicha Temple before Jagannath Rath Yatra

Gundicha Marjana is the celebration of cleansing of Gundicha Temple on the previous day of Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra. In 2017, Gundicha Marjana date is June 24. Gundicha temple is the most famous temple associated with Puri Jagannath temple which is located at a distance of 3 kilometers where Lord Jagannath stays for a week […]

Puri Ratha Yatra 2013 Schedule

Puri Ratha Yatra 2013 Schedule is given here. Actual Rathyatra preparations will begin on Deba Snana Purnima and ends with Niladribije. In 2013, Deba Snana Purnima date was 23 June and Niladribije date is 21 July. The month-long Rathayatra celebrations will reach the peak stage on Rathyatra day, i.e. Ashada Shukla Dwitiya day. Puri Ratha […]

Special Trains to Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2012

Here is the list of special trains to Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra 2012, Gundicha Yatra, Sandhva Darshan, Bahuda Yatra and Sunavesha. East Coast Railways announced that 62 special trains will run during the entire car festival to Puri Jagannath’s temple town Puri. For the convenience of pilgrims and passengers and to cater to extra rush […]