Vaishnava


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worshipper of Vishnu

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The one-day wake included a Catholic Mass and a Vaishnava ritual of kirtan, singing and dancing.
The Krishna tradition, or Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition, is based on the premise that all people, indeed all living beings, are part of the same spiritual whole, or God," says ISKCON spokesperson Amrita Hari.
Vaishnava Sampradayas on the Importance of Ritual: A Comparison of the Two Contemporaneous Approaches by Vitthalanatha and Jiva Gosvami.
Bauls are a very heterogeneous group, with many sects, but their membership mainly consists of Vaishnava Hindus and Sufi Muslims.
This, and a trip to Majuli Island, off Jorhat, to see the first Vaishnava Satra (monastery) make for a unique theme.
All those Vaishnava Brahmacharees namely Sahid Kirtan Bandhu, Shahid Nidanbandhu,Shahid Kshitibandhu, Shahid Bandhudas, Shahid Chirabandhu, Shahid Gour Bandhu, Shahid Andha Kanai and Shahid Ravibandhu were killed by the Pakistani Occupation forces while Brahmacharees chanting kirtan, prayer, of lord Jagatbandhu Sundar,an incarnation of Vishnu,a vaishnava cult in Hinduism.
Metaphors and motifs in the mystical poetry of love of God, whether in the Bible, or Vaishnava poetry, served him well and it is to these aspects of the Bible that a number of his songs of worship owe their origin.
juncea using phenotypic characters has previously been done by many researchers (Gupta, Sekhon & Satija, 1991; Vaishnava, Sachan & Tewari, 2006; Alie, Singh, Tariq & Sharma, 2009; Singh, Arya, Chandra, Niwas & Salisbury, 2010).
I recalled the wisdom of a book which I had read some forty years ago when I was a young school teacher in north India, describing meetings between the author, a Christian priest, an elderly Vaishnava swami, a retired professor of philosophy from Calcutta, a Sikh professor and a government official:
Smriti literature includes the Dharmasutras, Itihasa (histories, including the epics Mahabharata and the Ramayana), Purana (18 books that focus on Shiva or Vishnu as the preferred supreme deity), Vedanga (six auxiliary disciplines for the understanding and tradition of the Vedas), Agama (the Vaishnava, Shaiva, and Shakta doctrines), and Darshana (philosophies--six in number, including the Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Sankhya, Yoga, Purva Mimamsa and Uttara Mimamsa) texts.
MADONNA'S foray into Eastern religion seemed a positive one until she upset the World Vaishnava Association with her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards.
The Visisladvaita Vedanta of Vaishnava tradition turns fully to bhakti as a form of personal worship.
The tradition begins with Charyapad, a cycle of mystic Buddhist songs; in the 16th century, the Hindu Vaishnava sect rendered song and dance in praise of Radha and Krishna; the Sufi Islam brought to Bengal by various saints took root in the medieval period, and the shrines they established became centers for music and performance.
Chandra Vaishnava et sa jeune soeur Lalita font partie de la caste brahmane et ont ete mariees lors d'une ceremonie conjointe a deux freres alors que Chandra avait dix ou douze ans et Lalita deux ou trois (7).
Situated on the banks of river Ravi, Talibpur Pindori is known for Vaishnava establishment, a hermitage of influence and significance, which is believed to be more than 300 years old.