Category: Incarnations

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How did Hanuman end up on Arjuna’s chariot in Mahabharata?

The emblem of Hanuman on the flag of Arjuna is another sign of victory because Hanuman cooperated with Lord Rama in the battle between Rama and Ravana, and Lord Rama emerged victorious. Lord Krishna...

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12 Commom characters from Ramayana and Mahabharata

  There are many characters who appears both in Ramayana and mahabharata. Here it the list of 12 such characters who appears in both Ramayana and Mahabharata. 1) Jambavanth: who was in Rama’s army...

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Significance of bonfire for Holi and Story of Holika

Holi is spread out over two days. On the first day, bonfire is created and on the second day, holi is played with colors and water. In some places, it is played for five...

Shri Krishna | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part VIII : Shri Krishna Avatar

Krishna (कृष्ण) is a deity, worshipped across many traditions of Hinduism in a variety of different perspectives. While many Vaishnava groups recognize him as an avatar of Lord Vishnu; some traditions within Krishnaism, consider...

Lord Rama and Sita | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part VII : Shri Rama Avatar

Rama (राम) is the seventh avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu, and a king of Ayodhya. Rama is also the protagonist of the Hindu epic Ramayana, which narrates his supremacy. Rama is one of...

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Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part VI : Parashurama Avatar

Parshuram a.k.a Parashurama, Parashuraman  is the sixth avatar of Vishnu. He is son of Renuka and the saptarishi Jamadagni. Parshurama is one of the seven Immortals. Lord Parashuram was the Great Grandson of Bhrugu...

Vamana Avatar of Vishnu | Hindu FAQs 1

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part V: Vamana Avatar

Vamana (वामन) is described as the fifth avatar of Vishnu, and the first incarnation of the Second Age or Treta yuga. Vamana was born to Aditi and Kashyapa. He is the first avatar to...

Ahobilam, the place where the Lord killed Hiranyakasipu and saved Prahalada. | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part IV: Narasimha Avatar

Narasimha Avatar (नरसिंह), Narasingh, Narsingh and Narasingha, in derviative languages is an avatar of Vishnu and one of Hinduism’s most popular deities, as evidenced in early epics, iconography, and temple and festival worship for...

Vishnu as Varaha Avatara rescuing Earth from sea | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part III: Varaha Avatar

Varaha avatar (वराह) is the third avatar of the Vishnu which is in the form of a boar.  When the demon (asura) Hiranyaksha stole the Earth (personified as the goddess Bhudevi) and hid her...

Vishnu as Kurma Avatara for Samudra Manthan | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part II: Kurma Avatar

In Dashavatars, Kurma (कूर्म; ) was the second Avatar of Vishnu, succeeding Matsya and preceding Varaha. Like Matsya this incarnation also occurred in Satya yuga. Durvasa, The Sage, once gave a garland to Indra,...

Matsya Avatar of Lord Vishu | Hindu FAQs 2

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part I: Matsya Avatar

Matsya: Matsya is said to be the first avatar of Vishnu. He is a fish (or sometimes depicted as half man and half fish like a mermaid). He is said to have rescued the...