Vaishnavas are monotheists, and believe Lord Krishna to be the same God worshiped by Christians, Jews and Muslims.
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For Tamil-speaking Vaishnavas, the verses of the 12 saints known as
entire tiruman or Vaishnava caste mark that only men wear.
But instead of smoothing over differences between Hindu Shaivites, Shaktas and Vaishnavas
, here the suppression of religio-cultural differences takes on a globalized scale interlocuting between "world religions.
Vishnu has been worshipped for more than 2,000 years throughout India, and today, his devotees, known as Vaishnavas
, can be found the world over.
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and other Gaudiya Vaishnavas
(and also Krishna worshippers of other Vaishnava
sects) sought to revive the importance of the Braj Mandal as a place of pilgrimage.
Kumbhandas: The Devotee as Salt of the Earth," Richard Barz presents a translation of the oldest recension (A) of one of the accounts (varta) of the eighty-four Vaishnavas
"so accomplished in their practice of the Pushtimarga that their lives became examples to be emulated by the members of the Vallabha sect" (p.
Because of this tie to this philosophical foundation, Doyle is able to sprinkle Mead, Duesenbeny, Zelizer, Veblen, Weber, Marx, Freud, Ferenzi, Hindu law, Kant, the Code of Hammurabi, Hypocrites, DSM-IV, African cultures, Epicurus, the Talmud, the Mosaic code, Vaishnavas
, Smith, Plato, Hermes (the God, not the design label), Fenichel, the Yoni (not the pianist), Islam, the Q'in Code, Jung, and a host of other cultural, scholarly, and philosophical references (although Doyle clearly does not recognize Woody Allen's body of work).
prefer to identify the icon with Shesha, the serpent bed of Vishnu.
Openshaw carried out her research primarily in the Rarh area in the southwest of the state among Bauls who are Jat Vaishnavas
by caste) and in the Bagri area in Nadia and Murshidabad districts, where she studied the lineage of Raj Khyapa (1869-1946/7).
He argues that a serious rivalry existed between the Vaishnavas
and Shaktas, and that when Vaishnavism became a mass movement in the sixteenth century, the goddess cults were restrained and driven underground.