Snanayatra, Snānayātrā, Snana-yatra: 4 definitions



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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Snāna-yātrā.—(IA 9), festival of bathing the image of Kṛṣṇa on Jyaiṣṭha su-di 15. Note: snāna-yātrā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Snānayātrā (स्नानयात्रा).—the festival held on the full-moon day in the month of Jyeṣṭha.

Snānayātrā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms snāna and yātrā (यात्रा).

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

Snānayātrā (स्नानयात्रा).—f.

(-trā) The festival held on the day of full-moon in the month of Jyeshtha.

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

Snānayātrā (स्नानयात्रा):—[=snāna-yātrā] [from snāna > snā] f. ‘bathing-procession’, a festival held on the day of full moon in the month Jyeṣṭha (when images of Kṛṣṇa as Jagan-nātha are carried out and bathed; in Orissa this festival is called Ratha-yātrā), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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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