Rajasuyayajna, Rājasūyayajña, Rajasuya-yajna: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Rājasūyayajña (राजसूययज्ञ).—An elaborate sacrifice that establishes who is the emperor of the world. It was performed by Mahārāja Yudhiṣṭhira before the Battle of Kurukṣetra and attended by Lord Kṛṣṇa. (Sabhā Parva in Mahābhārata)

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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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