TALADHWAJA - CHARIOT OF LORD BALABHADRA

The chariot of Lord Balabhadra is known as Taladhwaja. The easiest way to identify the Chariot of Lord Balabhadra is by color of the covering of the chariot. The chariot of Balabhadra has a green and red color canopy and it is the second largest of the chariots. The Chariot has 4 horses and the color of the horses is Black. The height of the Chariot is 44 feet and it has 14 wheels. The guardian deity of the chariot is Vasudev and the charioteer is known as Matali. Gate Keepers of the Chariot are Nanda & Sunanda. The flag on the chariot is known as Unnani. The rope that is used to pull the Chariot is known as Basuki. Along with Balabhadra, the chariot also has the idols of Ganesha, Kartikeya, Sarvamangala, Pralambari, Halayudha, Mrutyunjaya, Natamvara, Mukteshwar & Sheshadeva. The face of the Chariot is known as Ketu Bhadra and the weapons are Hala & Musala.

Lord Balabhadra on Taladhwaja
Lord Balabhadra on Taladhwaja
Lord Balabhadra on Taladhwaja
Lord Balabhadra on Taladhwaja
Lord Balabhadra on Taladhwaja
Lord Balabhadra on Taladhwaja

IMAGES & DESCRIPTION OF LORD BALABHADRA'S CHARIOT

Taladhwaja - Chariot of Lord Balabhadra
[ Taladhwaja - Chariot of Lord Balabhadra ]
Wheels of Lord Balabhadra's Chariot
[ Wheels of Lord Balabhadra's Chariot ]
Horeses of Lord Balabhadra's Chariot
[ Horeses of Lord Balabhadra's Chariot ]
Matali - Charioteer of Lord Balabhadra's Chariot
[ Matali - Charioteer of Taladhwaja ]
Nanda & Sunanda - Gate Keepers of Lord Balabhadra's Chariot
[ Nanda & Sunanda - Gate Keepers of Taladhwaja ]
Name
Taladhwaja
Colour of cloth
Red & Green
Number of Wheels
14
Diameter of wheels
6'6"
Number of wooden pieces used
763
Height of Chariot
13.2 m (44 feet)
Length & Breadth
33’ x 33’
Guarded by
Vasudev
Gate Keepers
Nanda & Sunanda
Name of the Charioteer
Matali
Name of the Flag
Unnani
Weapons of the Chariot
Hala & Musala
Power of the Chariot
Brahma & Shiva
Number of Horses
4
Name of the Horses
Tibra, Ghora, Dirghashrama, Swarnanava
Color of Horses
Black
Name of the Rope
Basuki
Face of the Chariot known as
Ketu Bhadra
Subsidiary nine Deities
Ganesha, Kartikeya, Sarvamangala, Pralambari, Halayudha, Mrutyunjaya, Natamvara, Mukteshwar, Sheshadeva
Rishis
Anjira, Poulastya, Pulaha, Asasti, Krushna, Mudgal, Atreya, Kasyap

SUBSIDIARY NINE DEITIES OF TALADHWAJA CHARIOT

VIDEO CLIP OF TALADHWAJA CHARIOT

CONSTRUCTION PLAN OF TALADHWAJA CHARIOT

CONSTRUCTION PLAN OF TALADHWAJA CHARIOT

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