Vishnu

Vishnu, the Preserver, the second god of the Hindu triad, Brahma (q.v.) being the first and Siva (q.v.) the third; revealed himself by a succession of avatars, Râma (q.v.) being the seventh and Krishna (q.v.) the eighth; he has had nine avatars, and on the tenth he will come to judgment; he is extensively worshipped, and his worshippers, the Vaishnavas, are divided into a great number of sects.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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