Devayatra, Devayātra, Deva-yatra: 10 definitions

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Devayatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Devayatra in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Devayātra (देवयात्र).—A festival being celebrated at Dvārakā when Arjuna carried off Subhadrā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 86. 9.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devayatra in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēvayātrā (देवयात्रा).—f (S) The procession of an idol.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Devayatra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devayātrā (देवयात्रा).—'an idolprocession,' any sacred festival when the idols are carried in procession; केनापि देवयात्रागतेन सिद्धादेशेन साधुना मत्समक्षमादिष्टा (kenāpi devayātrāgatena siddhādeśena sādhunā matsamakṣamādiṣṭā) M.5.12-13.

Devayātrā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and yātrā (यात्रा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devayātrā (देवयात्रा).—f.

(-trā) The procession of a deity or idol, or sacred festival when the images are carried in procession. E. deva a god, and yātrā going. devānāṃ yātrā .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devayātrā (देवयात्रा).—f. 1. the procession of idols, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 69, 13. 2. a sacred festival.

Devayātrā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and yātrā (यात्रा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devayātrā (देवयात्रा).—[feminine] idol procession, pilgrimage i.[grammar]; gata being on a pilgrimage.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devayātrā (देवयात्रा):—[=deva-yātrā] [from deva] f. an idol procession, [Mālavikāgnimitra v, 12/13.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Devayātrā (देवयात्रा):—[deva-yātrā] (trā) 1. f. The procession of a deity, idol or image.

[Sanskrit to German]

Devayatra in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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