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Report: Clearwater Beach, FL Rathayatra Report

Donna Krueger

May 17th, 2015

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Festival of Chariots – Clearwater Beach, Florida by Abhimanyu Wolf Dandavats! All glories to Srila Prabhupada! On a beautiful and sunny Mother’s Day, Sunday May 10th, 2015 at Clearwater Beach, we started the Festival of Chariots at around one in the afternoon. We were joined […]

Daytona Beach FL Rathayatra Saturday May 23, 2015

Donna Krueger

May 12th, 2015

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The Festival of Chariots The annual Daytona Beach Rathayatra is right around the corner. Mark your calendar for Saturday May 23, 2015 to meet up with the Festival of Chariots next big event. Mayor Derrick L. Henry is expected to attend the parade and festival. […]

Clearwater Festival of Chariots – May 10, 2015

Donna Krueger

May 3rd, 2015

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Clearwater Beach, FL Rathayatra – Fifth Annual Festival of Chariots Sunday, May 10, 2015 Mother’s Day The fifth Annual Festival of the Chariots & Ratha Yatra Parade, will take place on the beach at the Pier 60 Pavilion (1 Causeway Blvd) on Clearwater Beach from […]

Tallahassee Rathayatra Parade : March 28, 2015

Donna Krueger

March 16th, 2015

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Please note that Festival of Chariot will be participating in Tallahassee Rathayatra Parade on March 28th, 2015. Last year in 2014, Lord Jagannath’s Rathyatra Festival of the Chariots was part of the 46th Annual Springtime Tallahassee Parade. Our Float This Rathyatra was unique in that […]

St Augustine Ratha Yatra – 2015

Donna Krueger

March 12th, 2015

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St. Augustine Ratha-yatra Festival – March 21, 2015 Bus Leaves from Alachua Temple: 7:30 a.m. Chariot Procession at 10:40 a.m. starting from the corner of St. George Street and Cathedral Place in downtown St. Augustine. Harinam Procession will be at 1:00 p.m. from St. George […]

Please donate for 2015 Rathayatras

Donna Krueger

January 29th, 2015

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We are sincerely appealing to all donors to please donate for 2015 Rathayatras, this will help us secure Rathayatra sites and proper arrangements for Lord’s and devotees services. You can donate in following different ways: Paypal : Directly from Your Account Donations can be accepted […]

First Ever Puerto Rico Festival of Chariots! Dec 26-31st 2014

Donna Krueger

October 4th, 2014

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  The first ever Festival of Chariots in Puerto Rico will be held on December 27th 2014! Come for a perfect holiday get-away right between Christmas and New Years by celebrating the Holy Day of Sri Jagannatha Rathayatra amongst thousands of visitors in tropical Puerto […]

Tampa Bay – June 2014

Donna Krueger

July 28th, 2014

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Ninth Annual Tampa Bay Rathayatra Sunday, June 29, 2014 FREE BUS transportation is provided from Alachua. Bus starts boarding from Alachua Temple at 7:15 AM. Bus leaves Alachua around 7:30 AM. At around 10:00 AM, Bus arrives at Rathayatra site. Festival Venue is – Hindu […]

History

Donna Krueger

July 28th, 2014

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The Festival of the Chariots is sometimes referred to as Ratha Yatra, literally meaning Chariot Festival. Ratha Yatra originated 5,000 years ago in India, on the East Coast state of Orrisa, in a city called Jagannatha Puri. The Festival celebrates Lord Krishna’s return to Vrindaban […]

Daytona Beach – May 2014

Donna Krueger

July 28th, 2014

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By Abhimanyu das Wolf The 6th annual Daytona Beach Ratha-yatra festival on May 24, 2014 began with an opening ceremony at the Holiday Inn. Dedicated devotees led a kirtan for the pleasure of Srila Prabhupada and Their Lordships Jagannath, Baladeva, and Subhadra Devi. The kirtan […]