Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Car Festival of Odisha.

Car Festival or" Ratha Yatra" is the most important festival of Lord jagannath on 18july 2015 and the Bahuda yatra will be held  on 26th july 2015. This festival is always originated in puri. This is  so much colorful festival of odisha, million's of devotees comes from various parts of the country to pray Lord Jagannath.

From Snana Purnima the festival begins, after 15 days the three deities Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Maa Shubhadra comes out from the temple in a colorful procession to the Ratha, and thereafter the Rath Yatra journey begins.

On this time the three deities wear the traditional khandua silk saree and the purohit also wear the handloom silk sarees. Lord Jagannath always loves to wear khandua silk.

The chariot of Lord Jagannath is called "Nandighose"and the chariots of Lord Balabhadra called "Taladwaja" and the chariot of Maa Shubhadra called "Devadalan".

The cahriots are pulled by several thousand's  devotees at a time. Many women's wear new saree
to pulled the rope on car festival.Lord Jagannath, the lord of universe. Visit to puri and enjoy the colorful festival "Ratha Yatra".
                                                " Jai Jagannath"

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