Ultorath (Ulta Rathyatra) is the conclusion of Puri Jagannath Rathyatra. In 2017, Ultarath date is July 3. 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 or Ratha begin to move to Puri on Ultarath day.
During Ultarath, the three ratha visit Mausima temple and deities are offered ‘Poda Pitha’, a sweet recipe. The presiding deity of Mausima temple is the aunt of Lord Jagannath.
Panchang, Ulto Rath – 3 July 2017
Suryodayam (Sunrise) 05:49 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:12
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)14:26 Chandrastama (Moonset)26:11
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Dashami – 22:15
Nakshatra Swati – 26:36*
Yoga Sidhha – Full Night
Karana Garaja – 22:15
Purnimanta Month Aashaadha
Amavasyanta Month Aashaadha
Shaka Samvatsara: Hevilambi
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Sadharana
Rahu Kalam: 07:29 – 09:10
Gulika Kalam: 14:11 – 15:52
Yama Gandam: 10:50 – 12:31
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Mithuna
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Tula
Amrita Kalam 16:51 – 18:37
Abhijit: 12:04 – 12:57
Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 06:13 – 07:59
Durmuhurthams: 15:38 – 16:32