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19th Ratha Yatra Festival of ISKCON Sri Lanka

By: for ISKCON-London Communications on Oct. 19, 2017


The Ratha Yatra festival was celebrated in Colombo, Sri Lanka on thw 05th of October 2017, with the participation of thousands of devotees and congregational members.

Hon. Minister Mano Ganesan was there for the inauguration of the festival as Chief Guest. Desamanya Duraisamy Chettiar – Chief Trustee of Sri Venkateshwara Maha Vishnu Temple was there as a Special Guest of Honor.

Rohit Das  came from India and conducted the fire sacrifice ceremony and other ceremonies for the Ratha Yatra.

The procession started at 9.00 am from the ISKCON temple and travelled along the main streets of the city of Colombo and returned to the temple by 4.00 pm.

Annadanam (Prasadam) was distributed at the end of the program.



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