Annual Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra begins

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Puri (Odisha), Jul 14 (ANI): The annual 9-day long Rath Yatra taken out by Odisha’s Jagannath Temple to the Gundicha Temple began from Saturday. Scores of devotees were in attendance at the inception of this year’s yatra, enthusiastically waiting to catch a glimpse of Lord Jagannath who is believed to be the reincarnation of Lord Shiva. Every year devotees from all over the world participate in the yatra where Lord Jagannath along with his siblings Balabhadra and Subhadra undertake a journey to their aunt at the Gundicha Temple. Security arrangements for the celebrations were beefed up.

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