Hera Panchami 2022 | 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 2022, Hera Panchami date is July 4. In 2022, Jagannath Rath Yatra  begins on July 1. It is celebrated on Ashada Shukla Panchami, fifth day in bright fortnight of Ashad month in Oriya calendar. Hera […]

San Francisco’s Rathayatra enters 51st year

The 51st Annual San Francisco Rathayatra Parade will be held on July 30. The “Festival of the Chariots” (Rathayatra Festival) involves a parade with people pulling three chariots by ropes throughout Golden Gate Park. It also includes free vegetarian feast, live music, ancient Indian dances, etc. Thousands of people have reportedly been attending these free […]

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 2019, Gundicha Marjana date is July 3. 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 […]

Rathayatra in Novi, Michigan, USA

Four-storey tall 40-foot decorated chariot, said to be pulled by thousands with ropes, will lead the Hindu Festival of the Chariots (Rath Yatra) parade through the major streets of Novi (Michigan, USA) on July 20. Presented by Detroit International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), this three-mile interactive colorful procession will start from Novi Civic Center and […]