Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra Ratha Jatra Festival

                            ରଥଯାତ୍ରା 2022

Organized by Jagannath Organization for Global Awareness (JOGA)


Jagannath Temple, Cookesville

2028 Millers Mill Rd Cookesville, MD 21723

Pahandi and Chariot Pulling at 11:00 AM

Date: July 2, 2022 Saturday


Hindu Temple, Adelphi, Maryland

10001 Riggs Rd, Adelphi, MD 20783

Chariot Pulling at 5:00 PM

Date: July 10, 2022, Sunday



Program Includes:
Deity Puja
Ratha Puja
Chariot Pulling inside the Temple Complex
Mahaprasad (lunch)

Even though most of the people in the DMV area are fully vaccinated, still Covid-19 variants have emerged and can pose risk in gatherings. Thus, we request all the participants to mask up and maintain social distancing, specifically if inside.

Chariot pulling will take place inside the temple premises. You can choose any of the following sponsorship.

1. Taladhvaja sponsorship (In the name of Lord Balabhadra's Ratha at Puri) -  $300.00
2. Darpadalan sponsorship (In the name of Devi Subhadra's Ratha at Puri)  -  $200.00
3. Nandighosa sponsorship (In the name of Lord Jagannath's Ratha at Puri) - $100.00
4. Prasad sponsorship   $150.00 (we are expecting 500+ people in the festival)
5. Flower sponsorship  $50.00


DIRECTIONS to the Hindu temple:  From Beltway (I-495), take New Hampshire Ave. North towards White Oak. At the 3rd traffic light, turn right on Powder Mill Road. At next traffic light, turn right on Riggs Road. The Hindu temple is the last building on the left before the Beltway.