Three Chariots Of Deities Are Newly Constructed Every Year For Ratha Yatra
The three chariots of Balabhadra, Subhadra and Jagannatha are newly constructed every year with wood of specified trees like phassi, dhausa, etc.  The logs are traditionally set afloat as rafts in the river Mahanadi. These are collected near Puri and then transported by road. The three chariots, newly constructed... Read more
Unique Rituals Performed During The Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra
The most celebrated and respected festival of Odisha is the Ratha Yatra or the Car Festival of Puri. Ratha Yatra is the festival which consists many rituals. The following rituals performed from the day of Ratha Yatra till the deities start their return journey. Pahandi Bije: The journey of... Read more
Ratha Yatra, The Grand Festival Is Held On Asadha Sukla Dwitiya
The most awaited festival of Rath Yatra or Car Festival Puri commences on the 25th June, Sunday 2017 and Bahuda Jatra‘ falls on 3rd July Monday 2017. Ratha Yatra, the grand and colorful festival of chariots of Lord Jagannath accompanied by his elder brother Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra,... Read more