The Parade of Chariots
will begin at 12 noon near Love Park in Center City Philadelphia at 16th and Ben Franklin Parkway. It will proceed from there down the Ben Franklin Parkway to Eakin's Oval in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Arts where the Festival of India will be held. Included in the parade will be a Large Garbha dance Ensemble, lila characters in costume, kirtan chanters and dancers, loving devotees pulling the huge chariot of
Lord Jagannath, Lord Baladev, Lady Subhadra and His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada.
The Festival of India
will begin at 1 PM at Eakin's Oval in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum. It will include a free vegan and vegetarian feast, devotional and contemporary musical performances, Indian classical dance performances, drama, booths recounting the philosophy of reincarnation, Bhagavad-Gita, Yoga, the Hare Krishna Movement, Indian clothing, Sumptuous Vegetarian Cuisine, cultural gifts, activities for the kids, and overall family fun. It will last until 7:00 pm.
Please join us for this event and become part of the huge procession accompanying the chariots providing music, tumultuous playing of drums, dancing and transcendental activities.
Date: September 25th, 2010 (11 AM - 7 PM)
Ratha Yatra Location
Love Park (at the intersection of 16th & Ben
Franklin Parkway), Philadelphia PA
Festival of India Location
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Eakins Oval, 2600
Ben Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Posted by Ramacharan Dasa