Ahmedabad Rath Yatra 2024 will be marked on July 7. This annual commemoration will be focused on celebrating Lord Jagannath, which is marked on the same day as the Jagannath Rath Yatra in Puri, Orissa. The celebration of Ahmedabad Rath Yatra is held as a public festival in Gujarat, and devotees of Lord Jagannath from across the state often visit the Jagannath Temple in Ahmedabad for the festivities. While the Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra is considered the largest and oldest Hindu chariot festival, the Ahmedabad Rath Yatra also has immense significance. As we prepare to celebrate Ahmedabad Rath Yatra 2024, here is everything you need to know about this day. In this article, we bring you the Ahmedabad Rath Yatra 2024 date, the history of the auspicious observance, significance and more to celebrate the chariot festival in Gujarat. Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra 2024 Date, Shubh Tithi and Significance: When Is Odisha Rath Yatra? Here's What You Should Know About Annual Chariot Festival.

Ahmedabad Rath Yatra 2024 Date

Ahmedabad Rath Yatra 2024 will be held on July 7. According to the Hindu lunar calendar, this annual commemoration is also marked on the Dwitiya Tithi in the Shukla Paksha of Ashada month.

Ahmedabad Rath Yatra History and Significance

The celebration of the Ahmedabad Rath Yatra was initiated in 1878 by the Jagannath Temple, Ahmedabad, which organised the Rath Yatra procession on Ashadh Sud Bij. The Ahmedabad Rath Yatra celebrates the deities Jagannath, Balrama, and Subadra. Ahmedabad Rath Yatra is a grand celebration for the people of Gujarat who visit the Jagannath temple and worship Lord Jagannath on this auspicious day. The third largest Rath Yatra in India, the Ahmedabad Rath Yatra, celebrated the mythological folklore of the saintly figure Narsimhadas dreaming of Lord Jagannath in 1878.

On the occasion of Ahmedabad Rath Yatra, people from across Gujarat and Jagannath devotees from all over India visit the Jagannath temple in Ahmedabad to seek the deity's blessings. We hope that Ahmedabad Rath Yatra 2024 brings good luck, prosperity, and happiness to all.

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