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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...

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...

churning of ocean of milk, Samudra manthan | Hindu FAQs 0

What is the Story Behind Kumbh Mela?

History: It is described that while Durvasa Muni was passing on the road, he saw Indra on the back of his elephant and was pleased to offer Indra a garland from his own neck. Indra,...

Rama and Vali | Hindu FAQs 0

What are some facts about Lord Ram?

Lion on the battlefield Rama is often depicted as a very soft-natured person but on the battlefield his shourya-parakrama are unbeatable. He is truly a warrior at heart. After Shoorpanaka’s episode, 14000 warriors march...

Mohini- Female avatara of Vishnu | Hindu FAQs 1

Fascinating Stories about Lord Vishnu Ep II : Mohini Avatara

Of all the avataras Mohini is the only female avatar. But the most beguiling of them all. She is portrayed as an enchantress, who maddens lovers, sometimes leading them to their doom. Unlike the...

Bhima Fighting with Jarasandha | Hindu FAQs 0

Jarasandha A badass villain from Hindu Mythology

Jarasandha (Sanskrit: जरासंध) was A badass villain from Hindu Mythology. He was the king of Magadha. He was the son of a Vedic king named Brihadratha. He was also a great devotee of Lord...

kalchakra in Hinduism | Hindu FAQs 0

25 Amazing Facts about hinduism

Here are 25 Amazing facts about hinduism 1. Hinduism is the world’s 3rd largest religion closely following Christianity and Islam. However, unlike the top 2 religions, 95% of Hindus live in a single nation!...

Dambhodbhava asking for a voon from Surya Dev | Hindu FAQs 0

Who was Karna and Arjuna in their previous birth?

Long long ago there lived an asura(demon) named Dambhodbhava. He wanted to become immortal and so prayed to the Sun god, Surya. Pleased with his penance, Surya appeared before him. Dambhodbhava asked Surya to...

Parshurama | Hindu FAQs 0

Who are the seven immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology? Part 4

The seven Immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology are: Aswathama King Mahabali Veda Vyasa Hanuman Vibhishana Krupacharya Parashuram Read the first part to know about the first two Immortals i.e. ‘Aswathama’ & ‘Mahabali’ Here: Who...

kripacharya | HinduFAQs 0

Who are the seven immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology? Part 3

The seven Immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology are: Aswathama King Mahabali Veda Vyasa Hanuman Vibhishana Krupacharya Parashuram Read the first part to know about the first two Immortals i.e. ‘Aswathama’ & ‘Mahabali’ Here: Who...

vyasa The compiler of Vedas 0

Who are the seven immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology? Part 2

The seven Immortals (Chiranjivi) of Hindu Mythology are: Aswathama King Mahabali Veda Vyasa Hanuman Vibhishana Krupacharya Parashuram Read the first part to know about the first two Immortals i.e. ‘Aswathama’ & ‘Mahabali’ Here: Who...