The Rath Yatra festival is the only occasion when non-Hindu devotees, who aren’t allowed inside the temple, can get their glimpse of the deities. A mere glimpse of Lord Jagannath on the chariot, or even to touch the chariot, is considered to be very auspicious. Continue reading Important Dates of Rath Yatra-2018
The formation of new idols and destruction of the old idols symbolizes reincarnation.
Vedic chants are chanted continuously outside the area where the new idols are being carved from the neem wood. Once they’re completed, the new idols are carried inside the inner sanctum of the temple and placed facing the old idols. The supreme power (Brahma) is then transferred from the old to the new idols, in a ritual known as Brahma Paribartan which means changing the soul. This ritual is carried out in privacy. The priest performing the ritual is blindfolded, and his hands and feet are wrapped in thick layers of cloth, so that he can’t see or feel the transfer. Continue reading Puri Rath Yatra: Reincarnation of Idols
Every year in June or July, the sacred coastal town of Puri comes alive to celebrate the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath, one of the biggest festivals during the monsoon season. According to the Indian solar calendar, it falls two days after the new moon day of the month of Asadh. In 2018 Rath Yatra is going to celebrate in 14th July and all preparations are already started to make this festival most amazing for all. Continue reading Rath Yatra: When God Comes for All Religion
Puri is the headline in the month of July, 2018 for its biggest celebration of the year. Devotees from every corner of the world are waiting for this festival. DebasnanaPurnima is the first important festival before starting the Rath Yatra or Car festival is Snana Yatra. Snanayatra means Bathing Festival, which was held on 28th June of 2018. Continue reading Debasnana Purnima another Name of Holiest Bath
Every year on the auspicious day of Ashadh Sud 2, in early July, Rath Yatra festival is celebrated at Jagannath Puri in the state of Orissa. The Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad also organizes the Rath Yatra. This year the Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad falls on July 14, 2018. Continue reading Rath Yatra 2018 Date & It’s Importance
The Rath Yatra festival in Puri is the only occasion when non-Hindu devotees, who aren’t allowed inside the temple, can get their glimpse of the deities. A mere glimpse of Lord Jagannath on the chariot, or even to touch the chariot, is considered to be very auspicious. Continue reading Ritual Dates of Rath Yatra 2017
The Suna bhesa, Bada Tadau bhesa, Raja bhesa all are different names of Lords ‘golden attire, which has been celebrated every year during Car festival. This Golden Attire day happens on the returning day or Bahuda Yatra of the Lords from Gundicha Temple. Continue reading See Lord’s Golden Attire in a Hassle-free Way with Toshali
Seeing everything new is the best part of 2015’s Rath Yatra which is a prominent festival for all Hindus. If you are getting any chance to visit Puri during this Nabakalebar Rath Yatra then don’t miss the opportunity. During Rath Yatra millions gathers at Puri and since it is the transformation of Lords, it makes the pilgrims as their birth right to reach at this divine place.
The sacred time of transforming the Lords gathers huge crowd in Puri as a result the hotels and resorts are earning for the rest of the year during the festival.
Based on Hindu calendar calculation within every twelve to nineteen years this Nabakalebar Rath Yatra gets organized. On this occasion the wooden images of the deities are replace by new ones in the Puri Jagannath temple. During full moons of two Asadh months in June-July. This festival has taken place. In every three years a lunar month is excluded to balance in between lunar and solar years to calculate this Nabakalebar period. The specific month, which was excluded from the calculation known as Adhimasa or Mala masa due to be believed as most inauspicious period for any rituals and religious ceremonies is taken place to conduct this Naba kalebar festival. Inauspicious month for the sacred renewal ceremony is named as Purusottama Masa. 1863, 1893, 1931, 1950, 1969, 1978 and 1996 are the consecutive years within last 100 years for Nabakalebar ceremony. This time it is this year 2015, July 18th is the sacred date for Nabakalebar.
Toshali Sands Resort in Puri is preparing its best to welcome worldwide tourists to enjoy Puri Rath Yatra at peace and luxury. It will be great if you will book in advance for your stay at the resort. The online bookings are providing wide range of offers with exciting fun of recreational activiites. So book at Toshali Sands website as soon as possible.
The wait for the Puri Rath Yatra 2012 celebration is going to end on June 21 when Lord Jagannath will appear out of His Temple in Puri and His devotees will get a chance to see, touch and feel their loving God. Puri Rath Yatra is much awaited annual festival celebrated in Puri each year. The craziness of devotees, pulling the elaborately-decorated Raths of Lord Jagannath and His siblings, is really something that is able to mesmerize you whether you are watching this splendid event on TV or listening to its commentary on Radio. Now, just imagine how enchanting it would be for you when you yourself are present in the grand event to be held this Monsoon.
Although the Rath Yatra is celebrated across India, Puri holds the special place in the heart of the devotees of Lord Jagannath. This is so because of the 12th century Jagannath Temple Puri situated here. Car Festivals Puri is celebrated with full pomp and show and Lord Jagannath showers its blessings to its devotees coming from all parts of the globe, every year.
You can experience very easy and comfy spiritual journey and accommodation in the holy town by enjoying Puri Rath Yatra Festival Tour, same like millions of devotees from India and abroad are doing every year. Choose a package which suits the best to your budget from the large variety of Puri Rath Yatra Tour Packages made available by Indian tour operators.
So, get ready for a spiritual advancement during the upcoming Puri Rath Yatra 2012, which was largely untouched in your life till date.