SURAT NI RATH YATRA 🙂
Today we will know about #HINDU religion chariot festive #RATH yatra. We hope you'll learn more about these #festival and see what makes it unique.#RATHA-YATRA is a two sanskrit words, RATHA which means #CHARIOT or carriage,and #YATRA means journey. It is also known as a #RATH JATRA. This festival is associated with #LORD JAGANNATH. The lord jagannath is also known as a lord of #universe. It is believed that in summer lord jagannath travelled on rath from his temple in Puri (located in Odisha) to his garden palace in the countryside along with his sister #SUBHADRA and elder brother #BALABHADRA. They go on vacation and since then rath yatra festival is celebrated by people. It is believed that jagannath is an personification of #LORD VISHNU.
Rath Yatra festival has become common sight in most major cities and also in the different parts of #WORLD. Same as in #Surat, the city of sun has witnessed RATH YATRA on the propitious day of #Ashadhi Bij. The most ancient tradition rath yatra of #Surat is of mahidharpura area #godiya gopalji templestarted from 3 p.m and also the RATH YATRA organized by #ISCON temple is from Surat railway station(station road) area around 3 p.m in the afternoon started &the yatra was passed from the major roads of the city. Same as every year this year also the route of the yatra was also fixed.It was passed by through area ringroad,.#Athwagate,#Rander,#Adajan and was final reached at ISCON temple in #jahangirpura. Resident of #Orissa also took out a Rath-Yatra in kanakpur area of the city where as the another yatra's was begun from #Lankavijay Hanumanji #Temple in #AMROLI which passed from gajera circle AMROLI bridge and stay for 9 days opposite to pandav hospital according to tradition and than it will return back to temple on 3rd of July. And many other areas like #Pandesara and #Sachin also organized small rath yatra in there area. Total 6 yatra's were organized in Surat city. Over police do wonderful job standing continuously from starting to end and make the RATH YATRA successful without any discomfort for the local's.
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