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Hari, in Hinduism, means divine manifestation,
especially in the forms of Vishnu
but also as holy men and lawgivers. In Puranic
text Hari means through which Brahman becomes
manifest (Visnu Purana 1, 22); he becomes equated with the form of
a personal creator God.
(See also Hari) A.G.H.
Bowker, John, The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions,
New York, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. 409