/Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra

Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra

Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra festival is a chariot procession festival that originates from Jagannath Puri, Orissa. Lord Jagannatha, Lord Baladeva and Subadra Mayi are seated in a chariot in the grand chariot procession. Lord Jagannatha is Lord Krishna himself, Lord Baladeva is Krishna’s elder brother Lord Balarama and Subadra Mayi is Lord Krishna’s little sister.

Ratha Yatra represents the love of Krishna or the Supreme Personality of Godhead for His servants. He personally comes to meet His servants who welcome Him in the street.