Jalayatra, aka: Jalayātrā, Jala-yatra; 4 Definition(s)

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Jalayatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Jala-yātrā.—(IA 13), Jain; the festival of bathing a Tīrthaṅ- kara on the occasion of the consecration of an image or of the erection of a dhvaja-stambha or of the prevalence of a plague. Note: jala-yātrā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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jalayātrā (जलयात्रा).—f (S) A journey by water, a voyage.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jalayātrā (जलयात्रा).—f A journey by water, a voyage.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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