Vrishnis, Vṛṣṇis: 1 definition
Vrishnis means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Vṛṣṇis can be transliterated into English as Vrsnis or Vrishnis, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)
Vṛṣṇis (वृष्णिस्) refers to “kings of the Yadu dynasty”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).
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’).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+15): Vrishni, Ramakrishnau, Vrishnivarenya, Dvaipyabhaimayana, Vrishnivriddha, Vrishnigarbha, Dwaraka, Anuvinda, Viprithu, Kritavarman, Vinda, Shainya, Shonitapura, Bahuka, Sharana, Yadava, Jhilli, Langali, Subhadra, Gandhari.
Search found 22 books and stories containing Vrishnis, Vṛṣṇis, Vrsnis; (plurals include: Vrishnises, Vṛṣṇises, Vrsnises). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 10.37 < [Chapter 10 - Vibhūti-yoga (appreciating the opulences of the Supreme Lord)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 237 - Greatness of Vajreśvara (Vajra-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CXLIII < [Jayadratha-Vadha Parva]
Section CXL < [Bhagavat-Yana Parva]
Section CCXXI < [Subhadra-harana Parva]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 36 - The Battle between Krishna and Jarashandha < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 101 - Krishna Invites a meeting of His Kinsmen < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 1 - An account of the Primeval Creation < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)