Rathayatra is a festival for Lord Krishna and His devotees. Its an extraordinary spiritual event that originates in Jagannatha Puri on the east coast of India and dates back over 2,000 years.
Everyone chants the Hare Krishna maha-mantra and dances in ecstacy as Krishna in His most merciful form of Jagannatha is pulled along on a huge wooden cart. Click HERE for more info.
Starting point is just East of the i360 on Brighton Seafront, finishing near the Peace Statue on Hove Promenade. Click HERE for links to Maps etc
Deities usually arrive at 11.00, Festival starts around Noon. Prasadam (Veggie Food) served approx 13.00
Please come and enjoy this transcendental spectacle!
For this festival to happen we are desperately in need of funds. Please click HERE if you would like to help. Jaya Jagannath!
(Previous years posters below)