Gundicayatra, Guṇḍicāyātrā, Gundica-yatra: 1 definition



Gundicayatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Gundichayatra.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Guṇḍicāyātrā (गुण्डिचायात्रा) refers to:—(or Ratha-yātrā)The Festival of the Chariots; an annual procession held in Purī in which Śrī Jagannātha-deva, His brother Śrī Balarāma, and Their sister Subhadrā travel from their temple to Guṇḍicā in the company of their innumerable devotees. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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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’).

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