Aspects of Early Viṣṇuism

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1969 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 270 pages
Visnu holds a divinity of highest rank among the Hindus. In the present work, the author has made an attempt to sketch the main features in the character of Visnu as they appeared in different ages.

The book has an enlightening introduction, a list of abbreviations, four indices and detailed footnotes.
 

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Contents

XII
18
Visnu and the mountains
73
The sacrificial post
81
Some other beliefs in connection with Vişnu
89
The gods abode 93 E The śāla
95
The gods names
105
The gods exploits
118
The avatāras
126
Krsna
152
Vişnu and kingship
164
śri
176
XIII
213
XIV
219
XVI
225
XVII
249
Index
263

The dwarf
145

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