July Festivals

Rath Yatra is among the most important Hindu Festivals. Here is a look at July Festivals coming your way in the seventh month of the year. Rath Yatra festival is celebrated every year on the second day of Ashadh Sud as per the Hindu calendar. Jagannath Rath Yatra is primarily celebrated in the city of Puri, Odisha. The Jagannath temple located in Ahmedabad city also organises the Rath Yatra each year. In the religious scriptures of Hinduism and Buddhism, the festive event of Guru Purnima is considered not only essential but also sacred. As per these ancient cultures, a Guru, a teacher, is next to God, and therefore, an integral part of the society and its building process. Guru Purnima, thus, becomes one of the most important festivals of July.