Lord Jagannath's annual chariot procession (In photos)

- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jun 25, 2017-Photos by: Milan Adhikari

Hindu devotees took out the annual rath yatra (chariot procession) of Lord Jagannath in the Capital on Sunday.

This annual festival celebrated on Ashadha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya (second day in bright fortnight of Ashadha month) commemorates Jagannath's annual visit to Gundicha Temple via Mausi Maa Temple (aunt's home).

As part of Ratha Yatra, the deities of Jagannath,his elder brother Balabhadra and younger sister Subhadra are taken out in a procession. They are also accompanied by Sudarshana chakra.

Devotees were seen singing and dancing to devotional songs during the procession with some of them wearing costumes resembling Lord Krishna.

Published: 25-06-2017 17:19

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