About the Book:
Who is Lord Jagannath or Lord of the universe? Why, how and where was he worshipped? What is the Rath-yatra festival? This book gives a detailed and inspiring history of Lord Jagannatha’s worship, starting with Yudhisthira Maharaja’s reign in 3089 B.C. till modern-day New York. This wonderful guide to Lord Jagannatha also explores many cultural aspects, such as dance, music, food, and architecture, related to Jagannatha’s worship. It concludes with Jagannatha’s appearance in America and the Rathayatra festivals held throughout the world. Jaya Jagannatha! Takes you on a spiritual journey from the tradition of Jagannatha in India to the modern day celebrations of Him the world over.