Live Streaming in:
Webcast, podcast, online stream of the Rath Jatra can be seen in the following websites
- Live Streaming began at 8 am IST last year
- Live streaming began at 7.30 am IST lasy year
- Naxatra News, Orissa Sambad website might also live stream the Rath Yatra
- Lord Jagannath Rath 'Nandighosh' is 45 feet high with 18 wheels
- Lord Balabhadra Rath 'Taladhwaja' has 16 wheels
- Goddess Subadhra Rath 'Darpadalan' has 14 wheels
About Rath Yatra:
Puri Rath Yatra is celebrated in the Ashadh Maas (June-July), Shukla Pakshya Dwitiya (second day from no moon day)
Lord Jagannath (Sri Krishna), his elder brother Lord Balabhadra, sister Goddess Subhadra will bless devotees on the way to visit their Aunt at Gundicha Temple, situated 2 km from the Puri Temple.
On the way at Mausima Temple in Badadana (Grand Road), 'Podapitha' cooked by their aunt will be offered to deities. Sri Jagannath will stay at Gudincha Temple for 9 days.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik as always is expected to attend the Rath Yatra. For latest news, updates on Puri Rathyatra one can also see ETV Odia, The Samaja, Dharitri and other Oriya newspapers, news channels.
- Consecration of 3 Charriots - 8.30 am
- Pahandi - 9 am to 12 pm noon
- Chherapahanra (Sweeping of Chariots by Gajapati King) - 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm
- Pulling of Chariot starts at 3 pm IST
- Sri Balabadhra Chariot will start first, followed by Goddess Subhadra Rath and then finally Sri Jagannath Rath will be pulled.
Puri Gobardhan Peeth Sankaracharya Swami Nischalananda Saraswati will offer puja to Lord Jagannath in the Rath. After this Gajpati King Dibyasingha Deb will sweep the three Raths with Golden Broom.
DD Bharati, DD India, TTD SVBC, ETV Oriya have also live telecasted the Rath Yatra previous years. Hope they will live telecast this year too.
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Next Year Puri Rath Yatra:
In 2016, Puri Rath Yatra is on July 6, 2016 (Wednesday)
In 2017, Puri Rath Yatra is on June 25, 2017 (Sunday)