Rath Yatra 2023: Devotion grips Puri as ceremonial pahandi rituals begin

Devotion is now in the air and the entire stretch of Bada Danda is agog with hopes and aspiration that unites devotees with the Lord Jagannath and his siblings- Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra.

Puri Rath Yatra

Like every year, lakhs of devotees had one chant on their lips—Jai Jagannath as they danced and dipped in spirituality on the auspicious occasion of Rath Yatra in Puri.

Devotion is now in the air and the entire stretch of Bada Danda is agog with hopes and aspiration that unites devotees with the Lord Jagannath and his siblings- Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra. Since early morning, the rituals associated with the annual sojourn of the Lord began at Puri Srimandir.