This website is about Rathayatra, the most extraordinary chariot festival that originates in Jagannatha Puri on the east coast of India and dates back over 2,000 years.
The Radha-Krishna Temple – the home of the deities.
The festival deities usually reside in the Radha-Krishna Temple in Soho Street. See ISKCON-London.org.
Image above: Temple altar of Sri Sri Radha-Londonisvara, Sri Sri Jagannatha, Baladeva, Sudhadra, Sri Sri Gaura-Nitai, Sri Giri-Govardhana
Behind the scenes at Rathayatra
All the Rathayatra festivals are run by teams of committed volunteers. Each of them giving time and service to the event.
London Rathayatra has around 280 volunteers involved and costs around £60,000 to run.
If you would like to help in a practical way, either as a donor or as a volunteer please let us know.
There is no shortage of opportunities to take part in the Lord’s devotional service.