Rath Yatra Celebrated with Traditional Fervor in Texas, USA

July 7, 2008

Author: Ellora Misra

Source: OdishaToday.com

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The DFW Hindu Temple Society " Ekta Mandir" celebrated Rath Yatra, the car festival of idols Jagannath, Balabhadra and their sister Devi Subhadra on Sunday, ( 6th of July ) two days after the world famous Rath Yatra at Puri, with much fanfare and traditional fervor here at Dallas in Texas, USA.

Hundreds of NRI and Oriya devotees from Dallas, Fort Worth cities and the surrounding areas have turned up to participate in the annual event.