Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Kurma Avatar - hindufaqs.com

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, the king of Gods. Indra placed the garland around his elephant,

What is the Story Behind Kumbh Mela - hindufaqs.com

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, however, being too puffed up, took the garland, and without respect

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