Jagannath Ratha Yatra Jorpati 2013

Jagannath Ratha Yatra , the festival of chariot pulling , is going to be organized at Jorpati on the 26th of  October, 2013 ( 9th Kartika, 2070 B.S ). The Lord of Universe 'Jagannath', his younger brother 'Baladeva' and sister 'Subhadra' will come on the streets of Jorpati sitting on the well decorated chariot to give their darsan (vision) to the general public. The yatra will begin from the Gaushala (gate of Pashupatinath temple) and will reach Jorpati via Chabahil and Bauddha. It will start from 11 am. This is second ratha yatra at Jorpati.
The festival organizing committee has invited all the interested people to take part in the chariot pulling of Lord Jagannath. The festival will be organized and volunteered by ISKCON Nepal's devotees , especially from Bouddha Jorpati.  This year, as festival falls on Damodar month , rath yatra will proceed ahead with attractive deep (light) offering to Lord Damodar. Festival commemorate the pulling of the chariot of  Lord Krishna at Kurukshetra by Brajbasi, the inhabitants of  Vrindavan , towards Vrindavan some five thousand years ago.

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