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Noun1.Vishnuism - worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheonVishnuism - worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
Hindooism, Hinduism - a body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system; it is characterized by a belief in reincarnation, by a belief in a supreme being of many forms and natures, by the view that opposing theories are aspects of one eternal truth, and by a desire for liberation from earthly evils
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Buddhism became fashionable in Cambodia in the mid-tenth century, coexisting with the dominant Shivaism and (to a lesser extent) Vishnuism. (56) Of the many tenth-century Buddhist inscriptions, at least two can be specifically linked to the Karandavyuha.
Bahina follows Vaishnavism or Vishnuism which worships Vishnu as the visible aspect of God in his various incarnations, or avatars.
These measures have not brought social peace, due to the existence of enclaves of minority religions and the existence of other groups with different beliefs, such as the Sikhs (followers of a religion that is a hybrid between the mystic Sufi branch of Islam and Vishnuism, followed mainly in the Punjab), and the Tamils (speakers of Dravidian languages and the descendants of the Neolithic settlers preceding the Indo-Iranians, who mainly live in southern India and Sri Lanka).