How to identify the chariot of Subhadra in Puri Rath Yatra

The chariot of Subhadra, the sister of Lord Jagannath, can be identified by the red and black color topped canopy. The chariot of Subhadra in the Puri Rath Yatra car festival is always placed between the chariots Jagannath and Balabhadra.

The Ratha of Subhadra is known as Darpadalana and it has 12 wheels. It is the smallest among the three chariots. The chariot is also referred as Padmadhwaja.

The guardian deity of the chariot is Jayadurga and the charioteer is called Arjuna.

The flag hoisted on the chariot is known as Nadambika and the rope used to pull is named Swarnachuda.

The chariot also has nine other female deities - Chandi, Chamunda, Ugratara, Vanadurga, Shulidurga, Varahi, Shyamakali, Mangala and Vimala.

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