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Organized in Puri, Rath Yatra is celebrated to commemorate Lord Jagannath. It is believed that the God visits Mathura for a few days during this period.

Rath Yatra is celebrated on the 2nd day of the Shukla Paksha, Ashadh month that is decided according to the traditional Oriya Calendar. During the procession of Rath Yatra, the wooden idols of the three deities, are taken from the Jagannath Temple to the Gundicha Temple. Placed in breathtakingly beautiful and decked up chariots all the three idols are accompanied by the pilgrims along with chants and conches.

The Rath Yatra begins with Snana Purnima, i.e. the idols are bathed with 109 buckets of water. They are then placed in isolation until the day of the procession, as mythology states that they are ill. The event is called Ansara. Chhera Pahara is a holy ritual performed on the day of the procession. The sacred ceremony is performed by the royal successor of Orissa with thousands of locals and devotees around.

The chariots are prime attractions in Ratha Yatra. They are decorated from the day auspicious day of Akshay Tritiya. Three main chariots, 50 meters in length are pulled by hands using long ropes. If you wish to add to your good karma and do away with evil deeds, pulling the chariot rope gives you an opportunity to repent.

Lord Jagannath’s Chariot is called Nandighosa and it 45.6 feet in height, with 18 wheels. Lord Balarama's chariot is called Taladhwaja, and it is 45 feet in height, with 16 wheels and. Goddess Subhadra's chariot is called Devadalana, and it has 14 wheels with a height of 44.6 feet.

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Celebrate Rath Yatra – The Festival of Chariots at Puri

Celebrate Rath Yatra – The Festival of Chariots at Puri

Enjoy The Festival of Chariots at Puri.. Inclusions: 02 Nights / 03 Days Accommodation in a Superior room. Complimentary upgrade to the Junior Suite, subject to availability on arrival. Non...

World Famous Rath yatra Darshan Tour

World Famous Rath yatra Darshan Tour

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Jagnnath Dham Rath Yatra Tour Package

Jagnnath Dham Rath Yatra Tour Package

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OTDC-Rath yatra 2013 Special Tour Package

OTDC-Rath yatra 2013 Special Tour Package

Pilgrimage tour.. Ex- Bhubaneswar Itinerary: Day-1: Arrival Bhubaneswar or Puri, transfer to Toshali Sands.Village Resort, Snacks & Lunch will be provided. Afternoon Visit to Konark Sun Temple, A.S.I Museum, Chandrabhaga...

OTDC Budget Rath Yatra Tours Starting at Rs 4810 ex-Rourkela

OTDC Budget Rath Yatra Tours Starting at Rs 4810 ex-Rourkela

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Budget Rath Yatra 2011 Tours from OTDC Ex-Berhampur starting at @ Rs 4640

Budget Rath Yatra 2011 Tours from OTDC Ex-Berhampur starting at @ Rs 4640

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OTDC Budget Low Cost Cheap Tour Package to Rath Yatra @ Rs 7495

OTDC Budget Low Cost Cheap Tour Package to Rath Yatra @ Rs 7495

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Luxury Deluxe Rath Yatra Packages from OTDC @ Rs 12255

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Sterling Holidays Rath Yatra 2011 in Puri at Rs 9999

Sterling Holidays Rath Yatra 2011 in Puri at Rs 9999

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New Delhi to Puri Rath Yatra Tour Package

New Delhi to Puri Rath Yatra Tour Package

Enjoy your tour form Delhi to Puri Rath Yatra. Rath Yatra - 24th June 2009 (Special Package Puri - 02 Nights / 03 Days) Day 01: Leave New Delhi for...

Hyderabad to Puri Rath Yatra Tour Package

Hyderabad to Puri Rath Yatra Tour Package

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Special Rath Yatra Tour Package from rathyatra

Special Rath Yatra Tour Package from rathyatra

Special Pilgrimage Tour.. Itinerary: Day - 1: Arrival Bhubaneswar or Puri, transfer to Hotel/Resort, Snacks & Lunch will be provided. Afternoon Visit to Konark Sun Temple, A.S.I Museum, Chandrabhaga Beach....

JAGANNATH DHAM RATHYATRA TOUR PACKAGE from toshalisands

JAGANNATH DHAM RATHYATRA TOUR PACKAGE from toshalisands

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Puri Rath Yatra 2013 Package from rathyatra.net

Puri Rath Yatra 2013 Package from rathyatra.net

Pilgrimage tour package.. Itinerary: Day 01 : Arrival Bhubaneswar or Puri, transfer to Toshali Sands.Village Resort, Snacks & Lunch will be provided Afternoon Visit to Konark Sun Temple, A.S.I Museum,...

Jagnnath Dham Ratha Yatra Tours 2013 from rathyatra.net

Jagnnath Dham Ratha Yatra Tours 2013 from rathyatra.net

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MATA VAISHNODEVI DARSHAN & LEISURE

MATA VAISHNODEVI DARSHAN & LEISURE

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Ratha Yatra Tour Packages

Ratha Yatra is a huge Hindu festival associated with Lord Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Orissa, India during the months of June or July. Most of the city's society is based around the worship of Jagannath with the ancient temple being the fulcrum of the area. The festival commemorates Lord Jagannath's annual visit to Gundicha mata's temple via aunt's home (Mausi Maa Temple which is near Balagandi Chaka in Puri).