Shri Jagannath Rath Yatra taken out in full pomp and show
JAMMU: A colorful and mesmerizing Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra was taken out in Jammu which started from MAM Stadium and moved through various parts of the city. Thousands of devotees including men, women and children participated in the Yatra and chanted names of the Lord Jagannath. The Rath Yatra started with magnanimous welcome of Lordships Shree Shree Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra Devi placed on the chariot decorated with flowers. The Yatra was organized by Shree Jagannath Rath Yatra Sanstha, Jammu.
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Jagannath Yatra is the grandest festival of the supreme divinity(Lord Jagannath) who manifested himself in the KalYug to emancipate humanity and to relieve them from their sufferings. He also said that these moments bind us together and shows that still good prevails over evil.
The devotees, enroute danced and recited Bhajans in praise of Lord Jagannath. Sweets, Water and Fruits were also served to the devotees who had participated in Yatra.