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Holi Dahan, Holi Bonfire 0

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...

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 3

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...

The Dashavataras of Lord Vishnu | Hindu FAQs 0

Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu

Dashavatara ( दशावतार) refers to the ten avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. Vishnu is a member of...