Mohini Avatar: Lord Vishnu’s Female incarnation

Mohini is an affiliation or avatar of Vishnu. The weapon in Her hands are known as Mohini-astra that is used for seduction and Sudarshana Chakra. Her consort is Lord Shiva. According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, among avatar of the Hindu god Lord Vishnu, Mohini is the only female avatar of the Lord. […]

Mohini Puja, Worshipping the Female Avatar of Lord Vishnu

Throughout Indian culture, Mohini- the only female avatar of Lord Vishnu is worshipped.  This particular Lord is primarily worshipped in Western India by the Hindu devotees and pilgrims. There are shrines that are dedicated to Mohini in various parts of western India and rest of India. The local legends treat this particular Lord as a […]

Lord Narasimha Swamy, Half-lion|Man incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Lord Narasimha Swamy is an important Avatar of Lord Vishnu. This particular avatar is generally placed at the 4th of the 10 primary avatars of Vishnu. The consorts are Lakshmi and Narasimhi. The weapon used by this Lord is Chakra and Mace. It is to be noted that Narasimha is addressed as Nrusimha. The name […]

Significance of Lord Narasimha

In popularity, next only to Ram and Krishna is Lord Narasimha who is one of the Vishnu’s incarnation. The Lord is one of the most chosen devotional themes and amongst Avatars. There are strong evidence related to this Lord in the South Indian art – paintings, sculptures and bronzes. It is to be noted that […]