RATHA YATRA, the Festival of Ratha

Rathayatra, the Hindu celebration of India, is seen by taking a picture of a god in a parade (yatra) through the roads in a chariot (Ratha)

Ratha Yatra starts on the second day of Shukla Paksha of the Hindu lunar month of Ashadha. It happens each late spring, for the most part during June or July.

Rath signifies 'chariot', and the celebration is referred to as the Chariot Festival as it sees the formal evacuation.

Toward the finish of Ratha Yatra, the amazing chariots are destroyed and their wood is utilized in the kitchens of the sanctuary. New chariots are assembled consistently.

Chariots of Shri Jagannath is commended consistently at Puri, the sanctuary town in Odisha

The most-popular Rathayatra celebration is that of the god Krishna, loved as Jagannatha, which happens at Puri in Odisha and at Shrirampur in West Bengal

Numerous comparable celebrations for different gods are seen in India and Nepal

Significant pictures might be continued extravagantly cut wooden chariots, which are much of the time incredibly huge and weighty

Requiring many admirers to pull them, while town divinities might go on far more straightforward, lighter carts.