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The Jagannath Rath Yatra (Journey of Lord Jagannath) is one of the most popular festivals in India
The Jagannath Rath Yatra (Journey of Lord Jagannath) is one of the most popular festivals in India. The festival, which takes place every year, is celebrated with great pomp and shown by the people of Puri, Odisha.
The three idols of. Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra, and Goddess Subhadra are taken from Jagannath Temple to the Gundicha temple.
The Rathas are huge wheeled wooden structures, which are built anew every year and are pulled by thousands of devotees
It also has two layers of cloth covering it to protect it from rain or sunshine during the festival period. The outer layer of cloth consists of different colors like green, white, red, etc., while the inner layer consists of black color only.
the knowledge is handed down from generation to generation
family of carpenters has hereditary rights to the construction of the chariots..
You must be wondering that what Happens to the Chariots After the Rath Yatra Is Finished?
the Rath Yatra
The Rathas are huge wheeled wooden structures, which are built anew every year and are pulled by thousands of devotees.The chariot for Jagannath is approximately 45 feet high and 35 feet square and takes about 2 months to construct.
The chariots are dismantled and the wood is used in the kitchen of the Jagannath Temple. It's considered to be one of the largest kitchens in the world.Temple