Dola-yatra, Dola-yātrā, Dolayatra: 5 definitions
Dola-yatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)
Dolayatra (दोलयत्र) refers to:—The swing festival of Śrī Śrī Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
India history and geography
Dola-yātrā.—(IA 9), the festival of the swinging of the image of Kṛṣṇa on Phālguna su-di 15. Note: dola-yātrā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
1) Dolayātrā (दोलयात्रा):—[=dola-yātrā] [from dola] See lā-y
2) Dolāyātrā (दोलायात्रा):—[=dolā-yātrā] [from dolā > dola] f. ‘swing festival’ [Religious Thought and Life in India 430] (cf. dola)
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Vasantotsava, Dolayatraviveka, Dolayatra, Holaka.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Dola-yatra, Dola-yātrā, Dolayatra, Dolayātrā, Dolāyātrā, Dolā-yātrā; (plurals include: yatras, yātrās, Dolayatras, Dolayātrās, Dolāyātrās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 43 - The Festival of the Swing < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Song 39 < [Daṇḍa-bhaṅga-līlā (Pastime of Breaking the Daṇḍa)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.1.199 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]