Rathayatra: The festival of harmony and life

Rathayatra is the main festival of Hindus organized in the month of Ashar(.i.e.July). Usually ‘Rath’ means ‘Chariot’ and ‘Yatra’ means ‘Procession’. The name of Lord Krishna is closely associated with the chariot. Chaitanya Mahaprabhu started the Rathayatra in Bengal. In West Bengal, Mahishadal of east Midnapore, Mahesh of Hoogly, and the Rath of the ISKON … Read more