Bhubaneswar, July 4 (LocalWire): Bhubaneswar ISKCON temple today made special arrangements for Rath Yatra, staging cultural events for devotees.
As the chariots of the holy trinity were pulled forward making their way through the crowd of mesmerized devotees on Bada Danda in Puri, the ISKCON temple in Nayapalli, here, arranged various dance performances, kathhas and bhajans that will continue daily till 12 July, said a servitor of the temple.
The day started with Pahandi which was followed by a bhog offering aarti and chhera pahanra. The chariots of the deities were pulled forward from the temple around 3-3:30 pm, towards Unit-8 ISKCON Gundicha temple.
A temple servitor said the chariots will reach Gundicha temple by 6 pm after which prashad sevan or distribution will take place for visitors.
There will be kathhas for devotees in the evening.
Children from different schools will stage dance performances and bhajans in praises of Lord Jagannath.
The revelry will continue till the return of the Holy trinity from the aunt’s house,’ he further added.