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  • proper n. The worship of Vishnu.

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  • Majuli has been the cultural capital of Assam since the 16th century when social reformer Sankardeva, who preached a monotheist form of Hinduism called Vaishnavism, visited the island and established monasteries and hermitages known as 'satras'.

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  • On the other hand, the reputed medieval saint poet of 16th century, Balaram Das, one of the five poet companions revivalists of Vaishnavism , popularly known as Panchasakha, has significant affect on Oriya Literature.

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  • Historically and in modern times, the largest religion in Hinduism is Vaishnavism, which comprises about 80% of Hindus.

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  • In a letter to his brother written in April 1920, he wrote that the current revival of Vaishnavism, like the earlier revival of Vedanta, was all "very old and unsuitable for the new age".

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  • Rasa lila or dramatic enactments of the life of Krishna are a special feature in regions of Mathura and Vrindavan, and regions following Vaishnavism in Manipur.

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  • Madhavi Dasi was a victim of patriarchal Vaishnavism.

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  • Vaishnavism started Mundane sex among the disciples of Sri Chaitanya Dev in form of both heterosexuality and homosexuality.

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  • The gradual absorption of substratum cults within the formal brahmanistic framework under the tutelage of the Brahmans gave rise to the complex system of beliefs and practices, characterized as the two main sects of Saivism (worship of Siva) and Vaishnavism (worship of Visnu and his avatars or incarnations).

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  • Besides the main sects as described above, Vaishnavism has produced many minor sects, consisting of the followers of some saint of special fame, and mendicants belonging to these are included in the body of

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  • Vaishnavism more nearly resembles the gospel of Jesus, as taught by orthodoxy, than it does the Vedantic systems, since it does, not claim that God is _within each_ human organism, as the seed is within the fruit, but that, by love, we may gain heaven or the state or place where God dwells.

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