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Ramnavmi Rath Yatra

Ramnavmi Ratha Yatra is held during the festival of Janmotsava at the Sansthan Shri Kalaram Mandir at Panchavati which is dedicated to Lord Rama. The festival is which lasts for 15days begin from the first day of Chaitra till Chaitra Purnima. The major attraction of the festival is Ratha Yathra held on the second day, that starts at about 4.30 p.m and continuous till late night with the rath of Lord Rama and Lord Hanuman. The raths have a big wooden round rod known as Dhuri and are pulled with heavy ropes by the rath sevakas. The order of the procession is that 1st moves the bullock cart of Sanai / Choughada, followed by the Palkhi of Shri Ramachandra, Pujadhikari (priest), Garudarath (the rath of Lord Hanuman) and finally the Ramrath (the rath of Lord Rama). The pujadhikari who maintains fasting from the first day of the Chaitra to the Rathyatra, accompany the whole procession by facing towards the rath with folded hands. The other attraction of the festival is the Ganga Snan ie., the bathing of the idol of Lord Rama in the holy water of the Ganges. The festival of Janmotsava is celebrated with colourful lightings and bursting crackers and large number of devotees gathered here to witness this.

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  By :  Punit Kothule smiley
  Mar 31, 2015 1:04:17 PM | Panchavati, Nashik Reply to this Comment/ Review
It is an Awesome Festival for All HIndus & Specially Nashikkars, Jay Shree Ram