Published in The Advocate from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, 2021. Walter Barzenick, 98, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, October 4, 2021 in Hammond, LA. He was born November 28, 1922. Vishnu (/ ˈ v ɪ ʃ n uː / VISH-noo; Sanskrit: विष्णु, romanized: Viṣṇu, lit. 'the pervader', pronounced ), also known as Narayana and Hari, is one of the principal deities of Hinduism.He is the supreme being within Vaishnavism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism..Vishnu is known as "The Preserver" within the Trimurti, the triple deity of supreme.