The Jagannath Rath Yatra

For those of you who have missed the colorful jagannath rath yatra, heres a glimpse of it. The historic one is the in puri but the Gujarath rath yatra is no small one either with over a centuary of history. The history is interesting and a colourful tradition unfolds. With millions of tourists thronging the Sea-side temple town of puri (including western tourists) the festival is a celebration worth watching.

A detailed more dedicated site is here done by the Govt of India the history and background story of the 12th centuary temple town as well as the 3 ratha is worth a interesting journey.

Infact the english word Juggernaut is a contribution that id derived from the Jagannath rath yatra. view this presentation for a feast of ur views.

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