All glories to Sri Guru and Sri Gauranga

Sri Chaitanya Saraswat Math, Nabadwip

Parikrama to Puri for
Rathayatra of Sri Jagannath Dev

Programme 2005

Our Puri pilgrimage programme this year:

  • 3rd July 2005. Start from Nabadwip by train for one group, or:
  • 4th July. Start by bus for another group.
  • 9th July. Depart from Puri for the return journey to Nabadwip.

Requested donation per pilgrim: US$30 (US$10 less if not using our transport arrangements) for the Tour including Prasadam, shared simple accommodation, and travel Nabadwip to Puri return as organised by the Math. For train travelers, this includes the regular 2nd class sleeper tickets.

The bus goes to various holy places en route including Remuna; Ksira-chora Gopinath; Saksi Gopal; Bhuvanesvar Siva Mandir, etc.

Kindly let us know soon if you wish to make a reservation to participate in this pilgrimage programme:

If you wish to travel by train by a higher class, i.e. 2nd class air-conditioned, enquiries and train reservations can now be made on-line. However if you wish for us to get these for you, please send us the relevant details soon. Around a million pilgrims converge on Puri for this Festival, so train reservations need to be made early.

Main Vaishnava Festival Dates:

  • 6 July 2005. (Wed) Amavasya. Disappearance of Srila Gadadhara Pandit and Srila Sachchidananda Bhaktivinoda Thakur.
  • 7 July. (Thu) Gaura-pratipad. Gundicha Marjana: cleaning Gundicha Temple at Sri Puri Dham, and cleaning all Temples of the Lord.
  • 8 July. (Fri) Gaura-dvitiya. Rathayatra of Sri Jagannath Dev. Disappearance of Srila Swarupa Damodara Goswami Prabhu.

Notice to Pilgrims:

Please arrive at Sri Math with proper bedding for the season, mosquito net, torchlight, own padlock and other basic necessities.

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