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11 Interesting Facts About Puri Rath Yatra

Updated on 20 September, 2014 at 3:09 pm By

Rath Yatra or the famous Chariot Festival marks Lord Jagannath’s yearly sojourn to HIS maternal aunt’s abode. Well, yes, it is a fact propounded by the legends. However, the pomp and show with which the occasion is celebrated in Puri, the abode of Lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra, is indeed something to be graced at least once in a lifetime.


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For those who are yet unaware of this great festivity, here we have got few interested facts about the Puri Rath Yatra that you’ll surely love to know—

11. Rain

The occasion is celebrated every year on the Ashadh Shukla Dwitiya, according to Hindu calendar. And, apparently, there hasn’t been a single Rath Yatra day ever when it hasn’t rained in Puri!

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