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Views: 65033 Description: This archive footage shows crowds of people in Puri, India celebrating Ratha-Yatra (aka Chariot Festival) in 1961, which commemorates Jagannath's annual visit to Gundicha Temple.
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Full title reads: "India. Jagannath Festival - Technicolor".
GV Crowds assembled round the three cart / juggernauts standing in the middle of the widest road in Puri.
Various shots of pilgrims moving around the wooden platforms.
SV Group of Sadhus singing to the parade of Lord Jagannath.
Various shots of people with coloured rosaries.
GV 800 year old temple of Lord Jagannat / Jagan Nath.
SV Priest carrying out large wooden log (Sudershan Chakra) from the Temple.
Various shots of priests with the image of Subhadara. Priests with image of Balarama.
Shots of priests hoisting the images onto the carts. Shots of priests with the image of Lord Jagannath.
Shots of massive crowds.
Various shots of priests and people pulling the massive carts along. Elephants walk in the crowds. Priests bang gongs which provides incentives for pulling. Great shots of massive crowds.
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