Vaishnavism

Vaishnava

[vahysh-nuh-vuh]
noun Hinduism.
a Bhakti sect devoted to Vishnu.

Vaishnavism, noun
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Vaishnava (ˈvɪʃnəvə)
 
n
Hinduism a member of a sect devoted to the cult of Vishnu, strongly anti-Brahminic and antipriestly in outlook and stressing devotion through image worship and simple ritual
 
[from Sanskrit vaisnava of Vishnu]
 
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