GUWAHATI, June 21 � The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is organising �Guwahati Jagannath Rathyatra- 2014� with a colourful programme from June 29 to July 7 as per schedule observed at Jagannath Puri in Odisha, a press release stated.
The festival which is celebrated all over the world was started by AC Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the founder acharya of ISKCON.
On June 29, the Rathyatra procession will start from the play ground of Ulubari Higher Secondary School (near SB Deora College) and will culminate at proposed Jagannath Cultural Complex at Jayanagar, Beltola after passing through Bhangagarh, GS Road, Ganeshguri, Dr RP Road, Last Gate, Beltola-Basistha Road and Beltola Tinali.
During this nine days festival, the main attraction, apart from bhajan kirtan, arati and harinam sankirtan, will be �Srimad Bhagavad Katha Jnan Yajna� at the campus of the proposed Jagannath Cultural Complex at Jayanagar from June 30 to July 6. The Bhagavad Katha will be delivered by Lal Govinda Das, a senior devotee of ISKCON, Boriveli, Mumbai. Along with devotees from abroad, a large number of devotees from various ethnic communities of Assam will participate in this festival.