HyperDic: vaishnavism

English > 2 senses of the word Vaishnavism:
NOUNgroupVaishnavism, VaisnavismHindu sect worshiping of Vishnu
cognitionVaishnavism, Vaisnavism, Vishnuismworship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon
English > Vaishnavism: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningHindu sect worshiping of Vishnu.
SynonymVaisnavism
Member ofHinduism, HindooismThe religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
MembersVaishnavaworshipper of Vishnu
Broadersect, religious sect, religious orderA subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
Spanishvaisnavismo, visnuismo
English > Vaishnavism: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningworship of Vishnu one of the 3 chief gods of the Hindu pantheon.
SynonymsVaisnavism, Vishnuism
BroaderHinduism, HindooismA body of religious and philosophical beliefs and cultural practices native to India and based on a caste system

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