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RATYATRA QUOTES Festivals of the Rainy Season RATH YATRA One of the most famous festivals of the monsoon is the Rath Yatra —the chariot processions of Sri Jagannath, his sister Subhadra and brother Balbhadra.

— Juhi Sinha, When Peacocks Dance: Writings on the Monsoon

THE CAR FESTIVAL One of India’s greatest annual events, Rath Yatra, takes place each June or July
(second day of the bright half of Asadha month) in Puri (and elsewhere across Orissa), when a fantastic procession spills

— oe Bindloss, Lindsay Brown, Mark Elliott, Northeast India

During the Rath Yatra many rituals and ceremonies are performed. The story which follows is linked with one such ceremony.
Long ago, Orissa was ruled by Gajapati Purushottama Deva of the Sun dynasty.

— Ramendra Kuma, rFolk Tales of Orissa

The Gundicha ghar, the home of lord Krishna’s dear aunt, also attracts attention of the tourists
especially during the time of Rath yatra. Temple of Child Krishna at Indradyumna Tank attracts tourists in hordes.

— Prakash Talwar, Travel And Tourism Management

The Rath Yatra (chariot pilgrimage) and its thirty-fiveday trek from Somnath through eight states, innumerable towns and villages,
across the 10,000 kilometres to Ayodhya was intended to demonstrate the yearning of the nation’s Hindus for the …

— Maria Misra, Vishnu’s Crowded Temple: India Since the Great Rebellion

Ratha-yatra was held in cities all over India, but the original Ratha-yatra, attended each year by millions of
pilgrims, took place three hundred miles south of Calcutta at Jagannatha Purl. For centuries at Purl, three wooden carts forty-five feet

— Satsvarupa Dasa Goswami, Prabhupada: Your Ever Well-Wisher

The festival his held at the Jagannath Temple in Puri, a coastal city in the state of Orissa in eastern India, best known as the site of the
Rahyatra festival held several weeks…

— J. Gordon Melton, Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays

The Sanskrit name is Ratha-yatra. Ratha means “chariot” or “carriage,” and yatra means “pilgrimage.”
It symbolizes Krishna’s return to Kurukshetra to reunite with his childhood friends. Deities of Krishna, Krishna’s sister and brother (Jagannath

— Nori J. Muster, Betrayal of the Spirit: My Life behind the Headlines of the Hare Krishna

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