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Vaishnava

[vahysh-nuh-vuh] /ˈvaɪʃ nə və/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
a Bhakti sect devoted to Vishnu.
Related forms
Vaishnavism, noun
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Vaishnava

/ˈvɪʃnəvə/
noun
1.
(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
Derived Forms
Vaishnavism, noun
Word Origin
from Sanskrit vaisnava of Vishnu
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