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Vaishnavism in antiquity: Heliodorus

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Date: Wed Jan 21 1998 - 09:00:01 PST

A minor correction on Kannan's note (which read as:)

One of these inscriptions records that the column was
    set up as a Garuda Pillar in honour of God Vasudeva
    (Vishnu) by Heliodorus, a Greek inhabitant of Taxila
    (Takshasila),

The Discovery of India by Jawaharlal Nehru has it as:
Garuda Pillar in honour of Vasudeva the God of Gods (Vishnu) by Heliodorus.

A minor change which probably has a major implication for a SriVaishnava.

Vijayaraghavan