Kapila Samhita also refers to Rath Jatra. From the bus stand near the Gundicha Temple, buses from Bhubaneswar and Cuttack are available after every minutes. Covered with bright canopies made of stripes of red cloth and combined with those of black, yellow and green colours, the huge chariots are lined across the wide avenue in front of the majestic temple close to its eastern entrance, which is also known as the Sinhadwara or the Lion's Gate.
Mini buses for Konark are also available from here, after every minutes. Do you know about the chariots of the deities? He sweeps the chariot with a gold handle broom and decorates the floor of the chariot with flowers before deeming it fit for the deities. Thousands od devotees participated at the Badadanda or the Grand Road from where the chariots of sibling deities will be pulled to the Gundicha temple that is their aunts temple.
Why is Rath Yatra Celebrated? Century's biggest Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Puri Century's biggest Jagannath Rath Yatra begins in Puri With the fabled temple of lord Jagannath, being considered a swift target for terrorists, a security blanket has been thrown upon the town with deployment of platoons of police and 12 superintendents of Police SP and 30 ASP ranked officers managing the show.
Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra started with early rituals in the morning.
In the Ratha Jatra, the three deities are taken from the Jagannath Temple in the chariots to the Gundicha Templewhere they stay for nine days.