Ratha Jatra 2024

As the chariots starts rolling, the hymns and chants reach a crescendo; a million hands go up seeking blessings from the ine. Such is the aura of the world famous Ratha Jatra or Chariot Festival as it’s known that the temple town of Puri turns into a sea of humanity, where people of all caste, creed and religion congregate to catch a glimpse of the Lord Jagannath and his siblings.As per deion in t....
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Snana Yatra - 22nd June 2024 - Spiritual cleansing of the deities with aromatic water. Ratha Yatra - 7th July 2024 - The grand possession of the deities with decorated chariots, Lord Jagannath’s arrival to his aunt’s temple. Bahuda Yatra -15th July 2024 - Return Journey of the Deities to the Jagannath Temple for a special ritual called Suna Vesa (Golden attire). Suna Besha- 16th July 2024 - See the gold ornaments of the deities, the attire of the deities is a spectacle to behold. Adhara Pana - 18th July 2024 - A drink called Adhara Pana offered to the deities to rejuvenate their ine forms. Niladri Bije - 19th July 2024 - End of Rath Yatra, Deities return to the holy Jagannath Temple.

Organized By

Shree Jagannatha Temple Administration
Sri Vir Vikram Yadav, IAS
Shree Jagannatha Temple Administration, Puri

How to reach

The nearest airport is Biju Patnaik International Airport, which is 60 KMs away.
The nearest convenient railway station is Puri Railway Station, which is 3 KMs away.
The nearest major city is Bhubaneswar, which is 60KMs away.
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Event Details
Venue Address
Shree Jagannatha Temple, Puri
Date Time

7 Jul 2024 - 19 Jul 2024

5:00 AM - 12:00 AM




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