Sri Jagannath Ratha Yatra – Boston

ISKCON Boston had been organized it’s wonderful festival of Sri Jagannatha Ratha yatra on Saturday, July 08.

Every year in the summer, one of the world’s largest and oldest festivals happens in India – the Ratha Yatra. A Sanskrit phrase, “Ratha Yatra” literally translates into English as “chariot procession.” As such,three richly decorated chariots, resembling temple structures, are pulled through the streets of the small coastal town of Puri in Eastern India.

Boston chapter of International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) located on 72 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA had been celebrating this festival for three decades now.

Photos by Bimal Nepal, © All Rights Reserved

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