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date: 15 April 2024

Gauḍīya Vaiṣṇavism (Bengal/Gauḍīa Vaiṣṇavism) ( referring to the Gauḍa region of southern Bengal) 

A Dictionary of Hinduism

W. J. Johnson

A major bhakti movement, instigated in the 16th century by the immediate followers of Caitanya, at his behest, in order to promulgate and systematize his teachings and devotional practices. It was these followers—the six ... ...

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