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Saturday, 14 May 2016
Chariot of Jagannath – NANDIGHOSHA/GARUDADHWAJA/KAPIDHWAJA
Lord Jagannatha’s Chariot is called Nandighosa. It is forty-five feet high and forty – five feet square at the wheel level. It has sixteen wheels, each of seven – foot diameter, and is decked with a cover made of red and yellow cloth. Lord Jagannatha is identified with Krushna, who is also known as Pitambara, the one attired in golden yellow robes and hence the distinguishing yellow stripes on the canopy of this chariot.