Irvine,CA The annual Ratha Yatra organized by the Jagannath Society of Southern California(JSC) took place on June 29 at the Mandir here drawing around 500 devotees. JSC organized the event in collaboration with the Mandir. This is the third annual Ratha Yatra celebration at the Mandir campus.
Los Angeles Chinmaya Mission Swami Eswara Nanda blessed the Ratha Yatra. He spoke on the significance of the Ratha and idols while he encouraged the kids to participate and enjoy the event.
To mark the occasion JSC released a magazine “Bhakti” which was distributed to all attendees. This is an annual magazine which has articles contributed by members of JSC. Kids and adults had put up stalls of various types jewelry and food.
The evening was concluded with an hour-long cultural event. Delicious dinner and prasad was served to all attendees by the organizers.For more info log on to http://www.jagasocal.org/