Chariot Of Subhadra – Darpadalana

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22DEC 21

Chariot Of Subhadra – Darpadalana / Padmadhwaja / Devadalana

The Chariot of Subhadra, known as Dwarpadalana , literally "trampler of pride," is forty – three feet high with twelve wheels, each of seven – foot diameter. This Chariot is decked with a covering of red and black cloth – black being traditionally associated with Shakti and the Mother Goddess.

Presiding Deties: Devi Subhadra
Number of wheels: 12
Total Number of wooden pieces used: 593
Height: 42' 3"
Length and breadth: 31' 6" x 31' 6"
Wrappings: Red, Black colour cloths
Guarded by: Jayadurga
Name of the charioteer: Arjuna
The flag: Nadambika
The horses: Rochika, Mochika, Jita, Aparajita
The rope: Swarnachuda Naguni

Presiding Nine Deities:

  • Chandi/li>
  • Chamunda
  • Ugratara
  • Vanadurga
  • Shulidurga
  • Varahi
  • Shyamakali
  • Mangala
  • Vimala