Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Puri

rath-yatraLord Jagannath, his elder brother Balabhadra and Sister Dubhadra Rath Yatra celebrated with joy and devotion across Odisha.

Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath and his siblings began on Wednesday amidst a congregation of lakhs of devotees in Puri, which is considered as the world’s biggest Car festival.

Rath Yatra was organised at Dolamundai and Chandini Chowk at Cuttack, by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKON) in the state capital and the Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS).

Lakhs of people have converged to have a glimpse of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra . Devotees pulled the Ratha after the traditional chhera pahara conducted by the Rajpurohit. The Brahma Tall Dhwaja chariot was stopped near the temple Endowment office .The Ratha yatra has been observed in Tulasi Khetra, the abode of Lord Baladev Jew, for more than 300 years.