Rath Yatra or Jagannath Yatra is a major festival in Hinduism, celebrated annually in the coastal town of Puri, Odisha, India. This year, it will be observed on Monday, June 20, 2023. During the festival, the idols of Lord Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra, and sister Subhadra are taken out of the Jagannath Temple and placed on giant chariots that are pulled by devotees through the streets of Puri. The festival is a celebration of Lord Jagannath’s journey to visit his aunt’s house, which represents the cycle of life, death and rebirth. It is a highly anticipated event, attracting millions of visitors from around the world.