Hare Krishna chants reverberated in London streets

published on June 21, 2010

Thousands of pilgrims and faith leaders from all over the world participated in the London  Rath-yatra, festival of chariots, on Sunday evening as the city was illuminated by wonderful colours and sounds of the annual Hare Krishna Festival.

The devotees pulled three 40-foot high colourful chariots carrying the sacred deities of Lord Jagannatha, Lady Subhadra and Lord Balarama from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square. The giant chariots were accompanied by a procession of singers, musicians and dancers. At Trafalgar Square, where the procession concluded, thousands of people had gathered to witness cultural and educational displays and exhibitions linked to the Rath-yatra.

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http://news.rediff.com/report/2010/jun/21/thousands-participate-in-london-rath-yatra.htm

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