Madhyahnabhoga, Madhyāhnabhoga, Madhyahna-bhoga: 1 definition


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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Arcana-dipika - 3rd Edition

Madhyāhnabhoga (मध्याह्नभोग) or simply Madhyāhna refers to “noontime food offering” (noontime offering of foodstuffs to the Lord), according to the Arcana-dīpikā (manual on deity worship).—The procedure for offering foodstuffs (bhoga) is the same throughout the day.

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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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