Ratha Jatra ( Yatra ) Odisha Puri 2017

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The most celebrated and respected festival of Odisha, Ratha Yatra or the Car Festival, the Festival of Chariots, is held with religious grandeur at Puri, the south-east seashore town Nabakalebara Rathyatra 2015in Orissa. The presiding deities of the main temple, Sri Mandira, Lord Jagannatha, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra, with the celestial wheel Sudarshana are taken out from the temple precincts in an elaborate ritual procession and seated on three colorfully decorated huge chariots, which are then drawn by hundreds and thousands of devotees on the Bada Danda(Grand Road) to the Gundicha Temple, some three kilometers away to the North. After a stay for nine days, the deities return to their abode in the same way. Read More

Ratha Jatra is also known as “Ghosha Jatra”, “Mahabedi Mohatsav”, “Patita Pabana Jatra”, “Nabadinatmaka Jatra”, “Dasavatara Jatra”, “Gundicha Mahotsav” and “Adapa Jatra”. In different Puranas like “Skanda Purana”, “Brhmma Purana”, “Narad Purana”, “Padma Purana”, “Niladri Mahodaya”, “Kapila Sahanita”, “Bamadava Sanhita”, “Sarada Purana”, “Chaitanya Charitamrutta” & lots of stories explained about the grand festival Ratha Yatra of Puri.

 


The Parts Of A Chariot

Chaka, Dandia, Ara, Banki, Hansha Pata, Kani, Sankha-Dwara, Jali, Gaipata, Singhasana, Kanak Mundi, Bhumi, Sola Nahaka, Makara Danda, Basanta, Duar Ghoda, Sarathi Pida, Kumbha Pati, Rahu Pati, Athanahaka,Banki, Pida, Rusi Pata, Danda, Para Bhadi, Khapuri, Pada, Olata Sua, Dadhi Nauti, Kalasha, Kasthi, Danda, Chakra, Copi Ketana

 

 


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