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Who founded "Pushti mArga" and how is it different than "Vaishnavism"?

"Who founded it & when?" Pushti mArga is the sub-sect of Rudra Sampradaya. It was founded by Vallabhacharya around 1500 AD. "How is it different than conventional Vaishnavism?" I suppose by ...
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What is the Guru Parampara of Suddhadvaita?

Suddhadvaita is based on Vallabhacharya's preaching known as Pushtimarga.He has written commentary on BrahmaSutra called "Anu Bhashya" and expounded the Shuddadvaita Vedanta. This sect is subscribed ...
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What are the words of the Brahmasambandha Mantra of Pushti Marga?

I found the words of the Brahmasambandha Mantra in three books, with minor differences: This excerpt from Paul Arney's paper "The Bade Shikshapatra: A Vallabhite Guide to the Worship of Krishna’s ...
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Does Vallabhacharya ever mention Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in any of his works?

Does Vallabhacharya ever talk about Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in his works? No If yes, does he call Him to be Sri Krishna Himself? No As @Kruns4u has already mentioned there are later texts that do ...
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Do Vallabhacharya's followers believe he was originally a Gaudiya Vaishnava?

Just like your source of the belief is the 'Chaitanya Charitamrut'. In Pushitmarg, Vallabhacharya's 2 of the grandsons (Gokulnathji & Yadunathji) have compiled the lifeline and incidents into ...
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Do Vallabhacharya's followers believe he was originally a Gaudiya Vaishnava?

One time I was in Govardhan with Shyam Das, a western who lived in Vrindavan for many years and belonged to Vallabhacharya Sampradaya. I asked him if Vallabhacharya received diksha from Gadadhar ...
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What are the words of the Brahmasambandha Mantra of Pushti Marga?

I understand the request of the actual Sanskrit Mantra online but Just to mention, in Pushtimarg sect, this mantra is allowed for recital with certain conditions. You can read the meaning but the ...
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