Rathayatra, Rathayātrā, Ratha-yatra: 9 definitions
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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary
Rathayātrā (रथयात्रा).—The festival celebrating Kṛṣṇa’s return to Vṛndāvana; The journey of the chariots, a traditional Vaiṣṇava festival held every year at Jagannātha Purī in Orissa.Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam
Rathayātrā (रथयात्रा) refers to:—(or Guṇḍicā-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).
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’).
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Ratha-yātrā.—(EI 11), a festival. Note: ratha-yātrā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Rathayātrā (रथयात्रा).—the solemn procession of an idol placed in a car (usually drawn by men).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-trā) A festival at which the chariots of the gods go in procession: in Bengal and Orissa it is applied to the procession of Krishna, as Jagannath, on the second of light fortnight of Asara. E. ratha, and yātrā going.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rathayātrā (रथयात्रा):—[=ratha-yātrā] [from ratha] f. ‘car-procession’, the festive proc° of an idol on a car ([especially] the proc° of the c° of Jagan-nātha; also trāmahotsava, m.), [Horace H. Wilson; Catalogue(s)]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Rathayātrā (रथयात्रा):—[ratha-yātrā] (trā) 1. f. The Rath festival.
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Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)
Part 5 - The Festivals Related to the Worship of Sun < [Chapter 5 - Rituals Related to the Sun-Worship in the Purāṇas]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.1.199 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.1.209 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Verse 2.1.183-184 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya (renunciation)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 10 < [Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana (Rātri-līlā–prema-bhajana sambhoga)]
Text 13 < [Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana (Rātri-līlā–prema-bhajana sambhoga)]
Text 2 < [Chapter 1 - Prathama-yāma-sādhana (Niśānta-bhajana–śraddhā)]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 126 - Greatness of Satyasandheśvara (Satyasandha-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Chapter 29 - The Lord Grants Boons to Indradyumna < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 43 - Establishment of Bhaṭṭāditya < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)