Jagannath Rath Yatra 1 July 2022, these important things that everyone should know


Why is Jagannath Rath Yatra celebrated?, What is special about Rath Yatra?, Which God is Worshipped in Rath Yatra

Jagannath Rath Yatra has a lot of importance in Hinduism. This Rath Yatra is organized at the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha. This year Jagannath Rath Yatra will be celebrated on Friday, July 1

Jagannath Puri Temple is one of the ancient and famous temples of India, Jagannath Rath Yatra which is famous in the world is being organized from Friday on 1st July. Jagannath Rath Yatra is organized every year on the second day of Shukla Paksha in the month of Ashadha. People reach here from abroad to join this chariot. Jagannath means the lord of the world. Jagannath Rath Yatra is celebrated as a festival in India. Let us know the special things related to this Rath Yatra.

Jagannath Puri's Dham is one of the holy four dhams of India.

Jagannath Temple located in Puri, Orissa is one of the holy Char Dham of India. This temple is more than 800 years old. Here Lord Krishna is seated in the form of Jagannath. Along with him, his elder brother Balarama and sister Subhadra are also worshiped here.

Different chariots are made for all the Gods
Rath Yatra, three different chariots have been made for Lord Krishna, Balarama and Goddess Subhadra. When the Rath Yatra begins, the chariot of Balaram in the front is the chariot of Goddess Subhadra in the middle and the chariot of Lord Jagannath at the back.

After the chariot, the ritual is performed

When all the three chariots are ready, then the ritual called Chhar Pahanra is performed. The Gajapati king of Puri comes here in a palanquin and worships these three chariots and then the chariot pavilion and the road are cleaned with a gold broom.
The chariots of all three are of different colors
Balram is called Taladhwaj. The color of his chariot is red and green. The chariot of Goddess Subhadra is called Darpadalana or Padma Ratha. Whose color is black or blue. The chariot of Lord Jagannath is called Nandighosh or Garudadhwaja whose color is red or yellow.

Travels to Gundicha Temple
Rath Yatra starts from Jagannath Temple and proceeds to Gundicha Temple. After reaching here, Lord Jagannath, Balarama and Goddess Subhadra rest for seven days. When Lord Jagannath is seen in the Gundicha temple, it is called Aadap Darshan.

Jagannath Yatra is accompanied by drums

Rath Yatra begins on the second day of Shukla Paksha of Ashadh month. Devotees pull these chariots with drums. It is believed that those who get the opportunity to pull the chariot are very lucky. According to mythological beliefs, the one who pulls the chariot attains salvation.

God goes to his aunt's house
Tell that Gundicha temple is the house of Lord Jagannath's aunt. It is also known as Gundicha Bari. This Rath Yatra begins on the second day of the month of Ashadha and the Lord returns on the 11th day of Shukla Paksha. With this the journey ends.

After the journey, the idols remain in the chariot

After reaching Jagannath, all the idols remain in the chariot. The temple gates for the deities are opened the next day on Ekadashi. After this, after taking a duly bath, the deity is re-established in the midst of chanting.

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