Kamakhyadevi, Kāmākhyādevī, Kamakhya-devi: 1 definition


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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Kāmākhyādevī (कामाख्यादेवी) refers to:—(Also see Pārvatī) The goddess Durgā who is worshiped in an ancient temple in Prāgjyotiṣapura (near Gauhati, Assam); in a dream she taught the gopāla-mantra to the brāhmaṇa who becomes a disciple of Gopa-kumāra. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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