Believe it or not, a record 25,000 people took part in the Rath Yatra (Chariot Festival) this year in Melbourne, Australia. According to a journalist Krati Garg, who lives there; migration and local interest have established Hinduism as Australia's fastest growing religion.
The event 'Rath Yatra' was brought to Australia by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). This Chariot Festival takes place in Austalia yearly to follow a similar tradition of Rath Yatra at Puri, in India.
The occasion attracted hundreds and thousands of regional Australians from all part of the country to see the Hindu God Krishna stepping out of the sanctum of his stupa in Albert Park onto the streets of Melbourne for his viewing.
Krati Garg has supported her statement 'More Australians are putting their faith in Hinduism' with some remarkable facts. Let's find out!
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