Rasayatra, Rāsayātrā, Rasa-yatra: 3 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rāsayātrā (रासयात्रा).—f. a festival in honour of Kṛṣṇa on the Kārtikī Paurṇimā.

Rāsayātrā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rāsa and yātrā (यात्रा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rāsayātrā (रासयात्रा).—f.

(-trā) A festival held in honour of Krishna on the fullmoon of Kartika. E. rāsa, and yātrā festival.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rāsayātrā (रासयात्रा):—[=rāsa-yātrā] [from rāsa > rās] f. a festival in honour of Kṛṣṇa and his dances with the Gopīs (kept on the full moon of the month Kārttika), [Horace H. Wilson]

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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.

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