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Grand Celebration of Jagannath Rath Yatra 2012 in Bangalore, India

Thursday, 28 June 2012 / Published in Reports / 2,993 views

By Bh.Prashant

ISKCON Kumaraswamy Layout,Bangalore Celebrated it’s 2nd Jagannath Rath Yatra festival in south Bangalore on

21st June 2012.

Hundreds of devotees assembled at Sri Puttalingaiah Play Ground, Padmanabhanagar to take blessings of

their Lordships Jagannath, Baladeva and Subhdra Mayi seated on beautifully decorated chariot.

Many distinguished guests and dignitaries were present to grace the occasion.

Chief among them are HH Bhakti vinod swami Maharaj,ISKCON Leader and senior disciple of HH

Jayapataka swami Maharaj,HG Shyamsundar Prabhu,direct disciple of Srila Prabhupada,Kannada Cine Actors

Roopashree,Sa re gama Viji,Mr.Saravanan proprietor of Sri Sai Gold Palace, Dr. S.K Jain,Noted

Astrologer,HG Varada Krishna Prabhu, Head of Nava Narasimha Temple,Smt. Prabha Venkatesh Murty,Wife of D Venkatesh Murthy- Worshipful Mayor of Bangalore,Smt. Yashoda Srinivas,wife of Deputy Major,Bangalore and other VIPs.

The Program started with invocation of vedic mantras and vaishnava songs by Vaishanavi forum


HH Bhakti vinod swami Maharaj spoke about wonderful pastime about appearance of Lord jagannath and

stressed the importance of spiritual life.

Dr. S.k Jain , renowned astrologer who has become a house hold name in Karnataka through his popular

TV program on UDAYA TV inspired everyone to take up chanting of Hare Krishna maha mantra.

Rath Yatra was started with traditional rituals and elaborate offerings to their lordships.

Rath Yatra was inaugurated by HH Bhakti vinod swami Maharaj. Grand Procession consists of Sankirtan Party headed by HG Rangaraj Prabhu ,Mini Rath, which was this year star attraction followed by hundreds of devotees pulling the chariot of the Lord.

Hundreds of onlookers took the darshan of Lord of the universe.Also, Maha prasadam was distributed

to along the route of the rath yatra.

Rath Yatra was successfully concluded at ISKCON Kumaraswamy Layout, Sumptuous prasadam was served for all the devotees at the temple.

Temple management of ISKCON Kumaraswamy Layout headed by HG Narahari chaitanya Prabhu like to thank

all the congregation members,Bhakta dasas for making Jagannath Rath Yatra a Grand success.

Photos Link for Rath Yatra

Video Link for Rath Yatra

Temple website

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