If MGR was a Malayali from Palakkad, Jayalalithaa was a Kannadiga born at Mandya in erstwhile Mysore, though born to a Tamil Vaishnavite
Brahmin Iyengar couple.
Hindu eschatology follows the Vaishnavite
tradition to the figure of Kalki, or the tenth and last avatar of Vishnu or Shiva names of the Supreme Being in Hinduism and before the age draws to a close, and Harihara simultaneously dissolves and regenerates the universe.
Recently, hardcore atheist DMK leader MK Stalin's visit to an ancient Vaishnavite
temple raised some eyebrows.
CONGRESS vice- president Rahul Gandhi was not stopped from visiting the 16th- century Barpeta Vaishnavite
Satra in Assam, claimed the head priest of the holy shrine on Monday after the Congress leader kicked up a political storm alleging that RSS activists had prevented him from entering the monastery on Friday.
Her father, a Vaishnavite
Brahmin scholar and Kathak exponent, sent her to a local school where she impressed her teachers and the local media with her performance in a dance drama, Savitri Satyavan.
Used by the kings as a venue for the Vaishnavite
Ras festival, its pillared corridors are replete with intricate terra cotta relief work.
Vaikunta Ekadashi occurs in December and Vaishnavite
(Worship of Lord Vishnu) culture believes that 'Vaikunta Dwaram' or 'the gate to Lord's Inner Sanctum' is opened on this day.
If for Vaishnavite
Hindus, Krishna is merely an avatar of Vishnu, for Krishnaite Hindus--at least by the medieval period and the advent of the Bhakti tradition--all gods, from Vishnu to Shiva to Brahma to Devi, are manifestations of the single, supreme godhead, Krishna.
There is more: In Eastern Bengal, beginning in the sixteenth century, under the influence of the emperor Hussein Shah (1493-1519), the Vaishnavite
cult of Satya Pit ("the Master of the Truth") was confused with the cult of the Muslim martyr-saint from Baghdad, Mansur al-Hallaj (d.
For instance, the Maharashtran Vaishnavite
poetess Janabai mentions her love for Vithal in a consummative tone:
This shivaite feature does not exclude vaishnavite
influence, especially in Bengal where the Kali of Compassion is called Bisnu Kali.
It is a sacred site for those Hindus that follow the Vaishnavite
and Shaivitie traditions.