chariot festival

Traditional temple bell players run during a procession ahead of the return of chariots event that marks the end of nine day long chariot festival of Lord Jagannath in Puri, Orissa, India, Thursday, July 18, 2013. The three idols of Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra are taken out in a grand procession in specially made chariots and are pulled by thousands of devotees during the festival.

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Traditional temple bell players run during a procession ahead of an event that marks the end of the nine-day Chariot Festival of Lord Jagannath in Puri, Orissa, India