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Ratha Yatra in Puri

Ratha Yatra is a Hindu festival associated with the god Jagannath held at Puri in the state of Odisha, India. This annual festival is celebrated on Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya.
As part of Ratha Yatra, the deities of Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra are taken out in a procession to Gundicha Temple and remain there for nine days. Then the deities or Ratha Yatra return to the Main temple. The return journey of Puri Jagannath Ratha Jatra is known as Bahuda Jatra.

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Location:
Puri
Odisha, India
Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
NA
Time people usually take to experience:
6 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Jan 29, 2016