50 Best places to visit in Puri (2022) | Visit in and Around Puri
Puri Rath Yatra 2021: Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra is the most important festival of Jagannath temple. This event is so old that it can be found described in Brahma Purana, Padma Purana, and Skanda Purana and Kapila Samhita. This auspicious day is celebrated on Ashadha Shukla Paksha Dwitiya. Ratha Yatra Festival date is falling on 12 th july 2021 of this year.
According to the custom during Puri Rath Yatra all the three deities have a visit to their maternal home Gundicha temple, which is 5kms away from the Jagannath temple. There are three chariots made for the deities, which is being pulled by the people. Anybody from any cast and creed can have visit to the great Rath Yatra and have blessings of the supreme lord of the world.
How To Prepare Yourself To Visit For Puri Rath Yatra:
Due to Covid-19 pandemic, entry to Shri Jagannath temple is closed by the state Govt. of Odisha till 25th July 2021 and imposed restrictions on important festivals like Snana Purnima and Ratha Yatra. Rath Yatra 2021 will be held without devotees.
The work of Rath Yatra is in full swing. There is a possibility of opening of lockdown by the time. If the hotels will open during the period, one must have to book the hotels prior 15 days of the event. If you are using personal, public transport or the railways, please help yourself from how to reach Puri.
Do’s and Don’ts at Puri Jagannath Rath yatra:
- Please do not let yourself go in to the over crowded places.
- Be sure to ware mask and maintain Social distancing.
- Obey Govt. guideline.
- Stay hydrated. Keep a water bottle with you always.
- Wear loose clothes to keep away heat and humidity.
- Keep bare minimum money with you.
- Do not keep the valuables with you during the visit.
- Stay calm if any thing happens and contact the police near you, they are very helpful.
Rath Yatra Calendar 2021:
[Due to Covid-19 pandemic, entry to Shri Jagannath temple is closed by the state Govt. of Odisha till 25th July 2021.]
Top 15 Best places you must visit in Puri|
1- Jagannath Temple
2- Golden Beach Puri
3- Konark Sun Temple
4- Ramachandi Temple
5- Chandrabhaga Sea Beach
6- Gundicha Temple
7- Mausi Maa Temple
8- Shree Lokanath Temple
9- Swargadwar (Door to Heaven)
10- Nrendra Tank
11- Markandeswar Tank
12- Shri Gaur Bihar Ashram (Mata Matha)
13- Bata Mangala Temple
14- Indradyumna Tank
15- Sakhigopal Temple