Rasalila, Rāsalīlā, Rasa-lila: 1 definition


Rasalila 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.

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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhajana-rahasya - 2nd Edition

Rāsalīlā (रासलीला) refers to:—Śrī Kṛṣṇa’s dance pastimes with the vraja-gopīs, which is a pure exchange of spiritual love between Śrī Kṛṣṇa and the gopīs, His most confidential servitors. (cf. Glossary page from Bhajana-Rahasya).

Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Rāsalīlā (रासलीला) refers to:—Svayam Bhagavān’s supremely immaculate pastime of dancing with unlimited gopīs. (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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