Krishnaism

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worship of Krishna the 8th avatar of Vishnu

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Later he sent six of his followers, now called the Goswamis, to locate the lost sacred places associated with Krishna and to develop the theological, ritual, and devotional framework of Gaudiya Vaishnavism. The Goswamis' religious vision was embodied not only in text and memory but also in the deity images they worshipped, the temples in Vrindaban which housed those images, and the lineages they established.
Some of these groups sought guidance from established teachers in Gaudiya Vaishnavism or from Goswamis associated with the historical temples; others developed their own leadership structure.