Rukuna Rath of Mahaprabhu Lingaraj Greetings Photos Videos. Rukuna Rath yatra is celebrated on the auspicious occasion of Ashoka Astami of the Hindu calendar. The festival usually falls between March and April. The day is also celebrated as Ashoka Astami of Goddess Durga.
Rukuna Rath Yatra of Lord Lingaraj in Bhubaneswar is one of the biggest festival of the city.The Chariot Festival of Lord Lingaraja is celebrated at Bhubaneswar on the day of Ashokastami or Basanti Durga Puja.The festival takes place in the month of Chaitra (March-April) the day preceding Ramanavami.
On the day of Ashokastami 3 deities i.e. Chandrasekhar – the representative of lord Lingaraja, Rukmini & Basudeva are ceremonially brought to ascend chariot. After that, the chariot is drawn to Rameswara temple and remained there for four days called Gundicha Gharand on the fifth day the three deities start the return journey called Bahuda.
Rukuna Rath of Mahaprabhu Lingaraj Greetings Photos Videos
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Rukuna Rath of Mahaprabhu Lingaraj Videos