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Invitation for Jagannatha Ratha Yatra from ISKCON Kathwada

Friday, 08 June 2018 / Published in Message Board / 596 views

Dear Devotee of the Lord

Maharajas, Prabhus and Matajis,

Please accept my humble obeacenses!!!

All Glories to Srila Prabhupad!!!

We would like to invite you for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra on 14th July 2018 (Saturday). Please come and get the blessings of Lord Jagannath & make success of this auspicious Ratha Yatra Festivals.

Lord Jagannatha- the Lord of the Universe is Krishna Himself, Lord Baldeva is His Brother and Mother Subhadra is His Sister. Sirla Prabhupada introduced the Festival of drawing Their Charitos- the Ratha Yatra across the whole world and today, over 500 Cities rejoice in the devoted celebration and pompous gaiety of this Festival.

ISKCON Kathwada is organizing its 2nd time Jagannath Rath Yatra for the pleasure of The Lord, on the 14th of July, 2018. The entire holy city will be reverberating to the throes of Jai Jagannatha and the Hare Krishna Mahamantra.

But to make this festival a truly joyous occasion, we need you, your family, friends, relatives, neighbors and associates. To draw the Chariot, to chant and dance in unparalleled joy, to partake of sumptuous Prasadam and thus receive the causeless mercy of Lord Jagannatha- the Lord of the Universe.

As you know, one who participates in the Ratha yatra festival has darshana of Their Lordships, draws Their Chariot, Listens to and Chants the Holy Name, will certainly receive liberation from Material Bondage. We welcome you sincerely to this Grand Festival- truly one of its kind in Bapunagar area in Ahmedabad, for its truly a rare occasion, that The Lord Himself arrives on the streets of our city.

An Occasion to receive the Lord into Your Heart, Rejoice, Relive the unprecedented occasion! Repeat the Names of the Lord! We eagerly look forward to receiving and serving you at the Festival.

Jai Jagannatha!!!

Program Schedule

Date: 14th July 2018, Saturday

Welcoming of Lord Jagannatha, Baladev and Subhadra 7:00 am

Prasadam (Gokul Duplex, Haridarshan Cross Road) 01:30-2:30pm

Chhapan Bhog & Arati of Lord Jagannatha 11:00-12:30pm

Ratha Ratha Commence 01:00 pm

Ratha Yatra Route:

Ratha Yatra Starts from Rushikesh Ramani Garden, Sukan Char Rasta, Khodiyar Mandir Nikol, Shyam Shikhar Char Rasta, Bapunagar, Hiravadi, Vijay Park BRTS, Bapa Sitaram Chowk, Manoharvila Char Rasta, Uma Multi-specialist Hospital to Gokul Duplex.

Yours in Service of the Lord and His Devotees

Kalanath Chaitanya Das

Vice President, ISKCON Kathwada.

This the description from last year. For photos from this event please click here:

First ever Jagannatha Ratha Yatra in Kathwada organized by ISKCON Kathwada Temple. ( 24th July 2016)

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