Rath Yatra 2019: ‘Chaka Dera Anukula’ Ritual Concludes


Bhubaneswar: The ‘Ratha Chaka Dera Anukula’ or the initiation of chariot wheels ritual for the world famous Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath concluded on Tuesday at Puri.

In this ritual, ‘Maharana’ and ‘Bhoi’ servitors carried out the ‘Akha Sanjogikaran Karyakram’ or fixing of all the 42 wheels of the three chariots of Lord Balabhadra, Lord Jagannath and Devi Subhadra.

The ritual began with the fixing of wheels of Lord Balabhadra’s chariot ‘Taladhwaja’ followed by Lord Jagannath’s chariot ‘Nandighosh’ and concluded with Devi Subhadra’s chariot ‘Darpadalana’ as per the tradition.

The ‘Bhoi’ servitors have also been asked to complete the construction of ‘Chari Nahaka’ of the chariot before the Snana Purnima ritual which will be on June 17.