Watch Ratha Yatra Live Here

In Rath Yatra, the idols of Lord Puri Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Watch Rath Yatra Live here.

Watch Ratha Yatra Live Here

In Rath Yatra, the idols of Lord Puri Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Watch Rath Yatra Live here.

Watch Ratha Yatra Live Here

In Rath Yatra, the idols of Lord Puri Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Watch Rath Yatra Live here.

Watch Ratha Yatra Live Here

In Rath Yatra, the idols of Lord Puri Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Watch Rath Yatra Live here.

Watch Ratha Yatra Live Here

In Rath Yatra, the idols of Lord Puri Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Watch Rath Yatra Live here.

Rath Yatra 2014 Live Streaming

Rath Yatra is the annual car festival of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra held at Puri in the state of Orissa, India. It is one of the largest religious ceremony of India.

This annual festival is celebrated on Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya. In 2012, it fell on the 21st of June. In 2014, Rath Yatra date is July 10th, Wednesday. You can watch the live streaming of Rath Yatra 2014 from 8 am onwards here.

As part of Rath Yatra, the idols of Lord Puri Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Then the idols or Rath Yatra returns to Puri Jagannath temple. The return journey of Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra is known as Bahuda Yatra.

Ratha Yatra is the only day when devotees (such as non-Hindus and foreigners) can get glimpse of the deities. During the festival, devotees from all over the World go to Puri with an earnest desire to help pull Lords' chariot. Three richly decorated chariots, resembling temple structures, are pulled through the streets of Puri. This commemorates the annual journey of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balarama, and their sister Subhadra to their aunt's temple, the Gundicha Temple.

The festival is also known as Gundicha Jatra, Ghosa Jatra, Navadina Jatra, Dasavatara Jatra and by a variety of other names. Ratha yatra, the Festival of Chariot : Chariots of Shri Jagannath is celebrated every year at Puri. The presiding deities of the Puri main temple, with the celestial wheel (Sudarshana Chakra) are taken out from the temple precincts in an elaborate ritual procession to their respective chariots. The huge, colourfully decorated chariots are drawn by multitude of devotees on the bada danda, the grand avenue to the Gundicha Temple.

Lord Jagannatha’s Chariot is called Nandighosa. It is forty-five feet high and forty-five feet square at the wheel level. It has sixteen wheels, each of seven-foot diameter, and is decked with a cover made of red and yellow cloth.

The Chariot of Lord Balabhadra, called the Taladhwaja, is the one with the Palm Tree on its flag. It has fourteen wheels, each of seven-foot diameter and is covered with red and blue cloth. Its height is forty-four feet.

The Chariot of Subhadra, known as Darpadalana, is forty-three feet high with twelve wheels, each of seven-foot diameter. This Chariot is decked with a covering of red and black cloth.

The three chariots are decorated as per the unique scheme prescribed and followed for centuries stand on the wide avenue in front of the majestic temple close to its eastern entrance, which is also known as the Sinhadwara or the Lion’s Gate.

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