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Mahānubhāva Saṃpradāya

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An anti-Vedic and antinomian Kṛṣṇa-bhakti tradition, founded by Cakradhar in 13th-century Maharashtra. By the end of the following century, the tradition had separated into thirteen ...

Mahānubhāva Saṃpradāya

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Religion
Length:
150 words

... Saṃpradāya ( Mānbhāvs, Manbhaus ) (‘ those who have a great experience ’) An anti- Vedic and antinomian Kṛṣṇa - bhakti tradition, founded by Cakradhar in 13th-century Maharashtra. By the end of the following century, the tradition had separated into thirteen ‘currents’ ( āmnāyas ), and isolated itself from the surrounding Hindu culture of caste and svadharma , partially by preserving its extensive Marathi literature—much of it hagiographical material about Cakradhar and his successors—in a secret code until the 20th century. Mahānubhāvas...

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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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...Other important Vaiṣṇava bhakti traditions originating in western India in the medieval period are the Mahānubhāva Saṃpradāya (devoted to Kṛṣṇa), and the Vārkāri Panth (devoted to Vithobā ), said to have been founded by the Marathi poet saint, Jñāneśvara . With its ritual practices and theology deriving from the teachings and commentaries of the Viśiṣṭādvaita ācāryas , especially Rāmānuja, the foundations of the major Tamil Vaiṣṇava saṃpradāya , commonly referred to as Śrī Vaiṣṇavism (the Śrī referring to Viṣṇu's consort), are also laid down...

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