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12th - 14th July 2024

Celebrate the Festival of Chariots, rooted in the traditions of Jagannath Puri, Odisha, and brought to the world by Srila Prabhupada, Founder-Acharya of ISKCON.

Good news to the people of Vijayawada. ISKCON Vijayawada is organizing Rath Yatra on 12th of July month more gloriously. Known as the largest Ratha Yatra in South India, the festival will begin on Friday, July 12th from 11 am with Ratha Puja and cultural performances by national and international artists.

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Join South India's Largest Rath Yatra: ISKCON Vijayawada's Grand Annual Sri Sri Krishna Ratha Yatra on Friday, 12 July 2024!

Rath Yatra Day Schedule (12th July)


Grand Inauguration


  • Venue: D-Address Mall, M.G. Road

  • Time: 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM

  • Highlights: Witness the Deities adorning the Rath, indulge in the divine Chappan Bhog, enjoy captivating Cultural Programs, and join in the Pooja by esteemed guests.


Majestic Rath Procession

  • Commencing at: D-Address Mall, M.G. Road

  • Route: A breathtaking 8 KM journey through the heart of Vijayawada, passing through PVP Road, Siddharatha School Road, Lalitha Jewellers, Gayatri Nagar, Gurunanak Colony, Funtimes Club Road, NTR Circle, Krishnaveni School Road, culminating at ISKCON Jagannath Mandir.

  • Time: 2:30 PM to 7:00 PM


Sumptuous Chappan Bhog

Glorious Rath Yatra Ending (Gundica)

  • Venue: ISKCON, Jagannath Mandir, Skew bridge, Krishna lanka

  • Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

  • Attractions: Witness the Deities entering the Pandal (Gundica Mandir), partake in the Chappan Bhog, enjoy enchanting Cultural Programs, and be inspired by the Address by guests.

Come & Join us to Celebrate the Glory of Lord Jagannath

This year ISKCON Vijayawada's Rath Yatra is providing an Entertaining and Enlightening Cultural Activities like SRINIVAS KALYANAM, NARASIMHA VAIBHAVAM, DRAMAS & Many More.,

So, Don't miss this wonderful Opportunity for witnessing Rath Yatra's vibrant Culture & Tradition.


 Cultural Programs 


Be A Volunteer 
Offer Bhog To Jagannath
Children Competitions​

Highlights of Rath Yatra 2023

  • World's Largest Festival Comes to Vijayawada: Experience the grandeur of the Puri Rath Yatra, now in South India's heart.

  • Record-Breaking Celebration: Officially recognized by the Indian Book of Records as South India's largest Cart Festival.

  • Five Days of Unmatched Festivities: Dive into a vibrant 3-day Rath Yatra Mela and a spectacular 2-day Rath Cultural Fest.

  • Global Musical Extravaganza: Enjoy soulful performances by devotee musicians from 7 different countries.

  • Massive Prasadam Distribution: Relish free prasadam served to over 120,000 visitors throughout the festival.

  • Scenic 8 km Procession: Walk the 8 km parikrama through the main streets of Vijayawada, a sight to behold.

  • Join the Community in Pulling the Rath: Feel the unity and devotion as thousands of people pull the grand chariot.

  • Authentic South Indian Rath Yatra: Participate in the only festival in South India that replicates the Puri Rath Yatra, complete with a majestic Rath Procession and the divine presence at a specially erected Gundica temple set.


Rath Yatra Annadan Seva

1000 Plates                 Rs.70,000/-
500 Plates                  Rs.35,001/-
250 Plates                  Rs.17,501/-
100 Plates                   Rs.7,001/-
50 Plates                    Rs.3,501/-
 One Day Prasadam     Rs.2,00,000/-

Rath Yatra Seva Opportunities

Rath Alankar Seva                  
Utsava Seva                  
Sri Vigraha Vinoda Seva                
Sadhu Seva 
Chappan  Bhog Seva 
Vastra Alankar Seva               
Gundicha Alankarana Seva
Gundicha AC Seva
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