Sunday, July 7, 2013

Rathyatra 2013 Ahmedabad

Rathyatra Route Map
Ahmedabad Sri Jagannathji Temple 136th Rath Yatra is celebrated on July 10, 2013 (Wednesday). In the previous years the festival timings were from 4 am to 9 pm IST. Rath Yatra started at 7 am IST.

Schedule:
The the previous years the puja schedule were as follows

- Mangal Aarti to Lord Jagannath - 4 am; 
- Special Bhog Kichdi - 4.30 am;
- Sri Jagannath will come to Rath at 6 am;
- Rath Yatra starts at 7 am IST. 
- Rath Expected to Return to Temple at 6.30 pm

Live Streaming:
Webcast, podcast, online stream of the Rath yatra can be seen in the official Temple website http://www.jagannathjiahd.org/live_darshan.php


Live Telecast:
Sri Jagannath Mandir Rath Yatra is also being live telecast in Doordarshan DD Girnar (Gujarati). The live telecast begins in ETV Gujarati at 4 am in the morning. TV9 Gujarat might also live telecast the festival.


Statistics:
- Rath Travel Distance - 1.5 km

- 18 Elephants, 101 trucks depicting Indian Culture, 30 Akkadas performing Aerobatics, 18 Bhajan Mandalis, Ras Garba, bands and others will accompany Lord Jagannath
- Rath will Halt at Saraspur and then return to Temple
- Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is expected perform Pahindvidhi (pay obeisance by sweeping the path of Rath Travel)

Rathyatra Dates 2005 to 2014

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