Bahuda Yatra is the return journey of the three chariots in the Puri Jagannath Rath Yatra Festival. In 2017, the date of Bahuda Yatra is July 3.
In the world famous Puri Rath Yatra held at Puri Jagannath Temple in Odisha, the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra after reaching the Gundicha Temple stays there in the Garden House or ‘Adapa Mandapa’ for eight days. On the ninth day, the deities return to the Puri Jagannath Temple.
Wrapping up their nine-day sojourn to Sri Gundicha Temple, the new idols of Lord Jagannath, elder brother Lord Balabhadra and their sister Devi Subhadra set off for their return journey to the 12th-century shrine on three majestic wooden chariots.
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