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Synonyms for Vishnuism

worship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon

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The visual display of a category of food which is prohibited in most commensal situations, and in a space which is defined as public, formulates in ritual terms the strongly egalitarian message of devotional Vishnuism. Manuel Moreno (Northeastern Illinois University), studying the "Pancamirtam: God's Washings as Food," relegates emotion and otherworldly pursuits of the devotee to the background, in order to focus on the pharmacological and humoral nature of foods and baths offered to god Murukan's icon at Palani in Tamilnad.