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Chapter 9 and Chapter 10
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Nabakalebara is symbolic recreation of wooden forms of the four deities at Jagannath Temple, Puri. In Jagannath cult this is a periodical renewal of the wooden(neem wood) forms of Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra and Sudarshana. The occasion occurs every 8th or 12th or 19th year(of adhimasa month) of the previous Nabakalebara.