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Nārāyaṇīya


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The final section of the Śāntiparvan of the Mahābhārata (Critical Edition 12.321–39); dealing with the worship of Nārāyaṇa, it contains what are probably the earliest references to Pāñcarātra doctrine. Some scholars consider it a relatively late addition (c.3rd/4th centuries ce) to the Epic text.

Subjects: Hinduism.


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