In this context, Pandharpur is affectionately called “Bhu- Vaikuntha ” the place of residence of Vishnu on earth by devotees. Inside the temple, a stone inscription records gifts to the temple between and from various donors, notably the Yadava king Ramachandra’s minister Hemadri. Please enter your password Forgotten your password? However, the main centre of worship is Vithoba’s temple in Pandharpur. This proposal is consistent with contemporary remnants of Shaiva worship in the town. The religious historian R. Encyclopedia of Religion and Ethics.
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Anthropological Survey of India. According to Haridasa tradition, their sampradayaalso known as Haridasa-kuta, was founded by Achalananda Vitthala c.
Ranga-Panchamiwhen gulal red powder vitrhal sprinkled on the god’s feet; and Krishna JanmashtamiKrishna’s birthday, when devotees dance and sing in front of Vithoba for nine days.
A stone inscription datedfound on an overhead beam of the present Vithoba temple, mentions that the Hoysala king Someshvara donated a village for the expense of the bhoga food offering for “Vitthala”. Pandharpur festival Boy dressed up as Hanuman the monkey god in bright colours and a painted face. Retrieved 10 July Vitthal aratis sing of Vithoba, who wears yellow garments a characteristic of Vishnu and is served by Garuda mount of Vishnu and Hanuman the monkey god, devotee of Rama —an avatar of Vishnu.
This is evidenced by the liturgical call— Pundalikavarada Hari Vitthala! Maa Vaishno devi photos June 25, In the times of Muslim rulers, the faith faced stagnation. The Messages of a Divine Monkey. Keer, Dhanajay . The second version of the legend depicts Vithoba appearing before Pundalik as the five-year-old Bala Krishna infant Krishna.
Studies in Indian Archaeology pages ed. The god Gopala -Krishna, a form of Vishnu, comes from Govardhana as a cowherd, accompanied by his grazing cows, to meet Pundarika.
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Inside the temple, a stone inscription records gifts to the temple between and from various donors, notably the Yadava king Ramachandra’s minister Hemadri. The people of Gujarat vtthal the suffix – nath Lord to Vitthala, which yields the name Vitthal-nath.
Bhandarkar, Ramakrishna Gopal . Even though Vithoba is depicted with dark complexion, he is called a “white god”. He argues this rkahumai the basis of the reference by Dnyaneshwar, mentioned in section “Varkari sect” above.
Vitthala enjoyed royal patronage in this era. It is a distinct branch within Vaishnavism, centered on Vitthala the Haridasa—Kannada name for Vithoba.
History of Indian Philosophy. Pandharpur festival Portrait of man in orange turban. In this context, Pandharpur is affectionately called “Bhu- Vaikuntha ” the place of residence rakhumal Vishnu on earth by devotees.
Vithoba was introduced to South India during the Vijayanagara and Maratha rule. Vithobaalso known as Vitthal, Vitthala and Pandurangais a Hindu deity predominantly worshipped in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Finally, Vithoba is also addressed by the names of Vishnu like Hari and Narayanain the Vaishnava sect. Two distinct traditions revolve around the worship of Vithoba in Maharashtra: Apart from the four Ekadashis, a fair is held on Dussera night at Pandharpur, when devotees dance on a large slab ranga-shila before Vithoba, accompanied with torchlight processions.
Rao, Mysore Venkata Krishna He is generally considered a manifestation of the god Vishnu or his avatarKrishna. Rakhumzi legends revolve around his devotee Pundalikwho is credited with bringing the deity to Pandharpur, and around Vithoba’s role as a saviour to the poet-saints of the Varkari faith.