In this year 2022, the Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath will be celebrate with great pomp. Rath Yatra is a Hindu festival associate with Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra. Which is happen at Sri Kshetra Puri Dham. Which you will get to see in the eastern part of Odisha. This yatra is also call for ‘Ghosa Jatra’. Rath Yatra is such a festival, which you will get to see this festival in every state of India. Apart from Puri, you will get to see Rath Yatra happening in other states of India. Like Gujarat, West Bengal and other state and UTs.
Rath Yatra is not limit to India only. It will be see in different countries like Russia and America. You will get to see the Rath Yatra happening in every ISKCON temple.
In this article, let’s know about Rath yatra date, time, history and their significance.
This year Rath Yatra will be celebrate with great pomp. Due to the restrictions of COVID Pandemic, the last 2 years Rath Yatra was celebrated with very limited restrictions. It is expect that around 10 lakh devotees are gather at Puri this year.
Rath Yatra Topic in Mann Ki Baat – by Our PM (Shri Narendra Modi)
Rath Yatra 2022 Date
This year Rath Yatra is being organize on 1st July. And according to the Hindu calendar, will be on the day of Ashadha Shukla Dwitiya.
Dwitiya Tithi Begins – June 30, 2022 10:49 AM
Dwitiya Tithi Ends – July 01, 2022 1:09 PM
Rath Yatra History
Jagannath Rath Yatra is more than five thousand years old. Rath Yatra is a celebration of Lord Jagannath, who is considered the deity of the universe’s, who journey towards his aunt’s home or ‘Mausi Bari’.
Traditionally, the Rath Yatra festival is celebrated annually in Puri, Odisha. During this world famous festival, Lord Jagannath is worshiped. Their is along with his brother Lord Balabhadra and sister Goddess Subhadra.
Caution Message for Devotees
The threat of COVID is not over. This is the message to all the devotees that,
- Wearing a face mask
- Do not enter in high density
- Keep a water bottle with you
- Try to keep enough distance
- Always keep a cotton pad with you
- If you are with family, then try to stay close all the time
- Everyone carry a mobile phone
Live Telecast of Rath Yatra
The good news for the devotees is that those who are not fortunate enough to go Puri. You can watch the live telecast by sitting at home. Puri Rath Yatra will live broadcast on various channels, Like DD National and almost all Odia TV channels.
Local Tourism Wishes
Everyone waits for this day. If you have never gone to see the Rath Yatra at Puri, then you must visit once in your life.
Our wishes: May the chariots brings new zeal and happiness in your life. So, wish you and your family members Happy Rath Yatra 2022.