Over 500 devotees attended
the Rath Yatra festival at the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir
in Sydney on 20 June 2004.
The program featured speeches and devotional songs by the
children, teenagers and youths, conveying the central message
of the Rath Yatra celebration.
At the end, the murtis of Shri Harikrishna Maharaj, as well
as Shri Krishna-Subhadraji and Shri Balramji were seated
in decorated chariots and led by balaks in traditional costumes,
were paraded in a procession for all the devotees present
to have darshan. Throughout the procession bhajans were
sung by the youths, adding to the divine atmosphere.