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Jagannath Rath Yatra - जगन्नाथ रथ यात्रा


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Upcoming Event: 23 June 2020
Jagannath Rath Yatra organized for Shri Vishnu avtran Lord Jagannatha with His brother Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra at famous Jagannatha temple Puri.

Bhagwan Vishnu`s avatar Prabhu Jagannath`s Rath Yatra is organized at the world-famous Jagannath Puri temple along with his brother Balabhadra and sister Devi Subhadra. According to the instructions of Adi Guru Shankaracharya, a Hindu must do Char Dham Yatra in his lifetime. Jagannath Puri Temple is one of the Tirth Sthal among the four pilgrimage centers.

The Gundicha Mata Temple is cleaned one day before the Rath Yatra for the relaxation of Bhagwan Jagannath, this ritual of cleaning the temple is known as Gundicha Majan. And for cleaning the temple, water is brought from the Indradyumna lake.

Related Name
Puri Ratha Yatra, Puri Car Festival, Hera Panchami, Gundicha Marjana, Bahuda Yatra, Snana Yatra, Chariot Festival

जगन्नाथ रथ यात्रा - हिन्दी में भी उपलब्ध

जगन्नाथ रथ यात्रा भगवान विष्णु के अवतार भगवान जगन्नाथ उनके भाई बलभद्र और बहन देवी सुभद्रा के साथ जगत प्रसिद्ध जगन्नाथ पुरी मंदिर में आयोजित की जाती है।

Bahuda Yatra (Return Festival)

12 July 2019
From the day of Devshayani Ekadashi, Bhagwan Jagannath goes into his sleep for four months. Before this, Prabhu Jagannath must return to his main temple.

Hence, after the 8th day of the rath yatra, the journey to return to its main temple on Dashami date is known as Bahuda Yatra. During the Bahuda Yatra, Bhagwan Jagannath little bit stop at Devi Ardhasini`s house and take podapitha(Jaggery Sweet) as bhog. This temple of Maa Ardhasini is also known as Mausi Maa (Aunt of Bhagwan Jagannath) Temple.

Snan Yatra (Bathing Festival)

Before Ratha Yatra and Bahuda Yatra another interesting ritual performed, which is called Snan Yatra. Preparations for the ritual of Jagannath Rath Yatra begins long before the 18 day of Rath Yatra. On the day of Snan Yatra, the deities are bathed with 108 pots of ritually purified water drawn from the northern well of Jagannath temple to the accompaniment of religious incantations.

After the Snan Yatra, the Gods are traditionally believed to fall ill for 15days. During this period known as Anasara the Gods cannot be seen by devotees. After 15days the deities recovered and give darshan to the bhakt’s. Which is called Nava Yoban Darshan or Netroutsav. The next day, Rath Yatra festival happen!

Related Information

Next Dates(Year Around)
23 June 2020Bahuda Yatra: 1 July 2020
Futures Dates
12 July 2021Bahuda Yatra: 20 July 2021
Frequency
Yearly / Annual
Duration
1 Days
Begins Tithi
Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya
Ends Tithi
Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya
Months
June / July
Mantra
जय जगन्नाथ।
Celebrations
Rath Yatra, Prayers, Kirtans.
Imp Places
Puri, Jagannath Temples, ISKCON Temples.
Past Dates
Bahuda Yatra: 12 July 2019, 4 July 2019, 14 July 2018, 25 June 2017, 6 July 2016

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