CHARIOT FESTIVAL@ TOOTING,LONDON MUTHUMARI AMMAN TEMPLE 2011
RATH YATRA, APRIL 2011
The ‘Chariot festival’ or Ratha Yatra literally means journey by chariot. The Rath Yatra festival, literally translated as Rath: meaning chariot; and Yatra: meaning pilgrimage is an annual Hindu temple festival. The festival celebrates excursion of Arulmihu Muththumari Amman inside the majestic Tooting temple on a brilliantly decorated chariot with pomp and gaiety and this year hundreds of devotees who converge on the occasion from all over United Kingdom.