Interesting Facts about Ratha Yatra – The Chariot Festival of India

Interesting Facts about Ratha Yatra – The Chariot Festival of India

  • Ratha Yatra is one of the oldest religious festival of India which is celebrated globally.
  • It is celebrated is one of the few orthodox Hindu temples of India.
  • Only Followers of Hinduism are allowed to enter the premises of the temple and offer prayers to the Lord.
  • The chariots for the possession during the festival is newly constructed every year.
  • Every year, during the starting of the festival, the chariot refuse to move even if more than 1000+ of people pulling it from the front and pushing from behind.
  • Poda-Pitha is the popular dessert in the temple premises and is also the favorite of Lords.
  • On the festival day, it rains everywhere no matter how is the weather.
  • The deities are decorated with more than 210 kg of gold during the festival.
Interesting Facts about Ratha Yatra - The Chariot Festival of India

Interesting Facts about Ratha Yatra – The Chariot Festival of India

May this Ratha Yatra bring you happiness and prosperity in your life; and destroy the Evil from the face of the Earth!

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