Who is the Most Powerful God – Lord Shiva or Lord Vishnu?

Both Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu contain great powers, and we could see in some pictures, that Lord Shiva worships Lord Vishnu, whereas, in some pictures, we could see Lord Vishnu worships Lord Shiva. The union of both of these two powerful gods are known as “SANKARANARAYANAN”, and a popular temple is dedicated for both […]

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. […]

Story of Vamana Avatar | Purpose of Lord Vishnu’s Vamana Avatara

Bali vamana story

Vamana Avatara is the fifth Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Vamana Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Vamana is a form of Lord Vishnu who had appeared as a dwarf Brahmin (Brahmin child – Brahmin Brahmachari). Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing […]

Nara-Narayana | Lord Vishnu’s Avatar

Nara Narayana is an Avatar of Lord Vishnu. The Lord’s abode is Badrinath. It is to be noted that Nara-Narayana is a Hindu deity pair. The preserver-Lord Vishnu on earths, the twin-brother incarnation is Nara-Narayana. The Swaminarayan Temple located in Ahmedabad has the primary deity the twin form of NarNarayan Dev. The Lord Vishnu is […]

Kalki Jayanthi 2021 | Kalki Avatara Jayanti

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Kalki Jayanthi is the appearance day of Lord Kalki. Lord Kalki is believed as the tenth incarnation of Lord Sri Maha Vishnu. In 2021, Kalki Jayanthi date is August 13. It is observed on Shukla Paksha Sashti in Shravan Maas. As per Hinduism, Kalki avatar appears at the end of the Kali Yuga. In South […]

Chakradhari | Lord Vishnu with Sudarshana Chakra

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Chakradhari denotes Lord Vishnu, the one who holds the Divine Sudarshana Chakra in one of his hands, and the holy Chanku in his another hand, and he is also called as Shanku Chakradhari. Sudarshana Chakra is given good importance in the Puranas, since only through the use of this divine weapon Lord Vishnu had destroyed […]

Narayana | Lord Sri Maha Vishnu

Narayana is another name of Lord Vishnu, and this name is mentioned several times in the Puranas. He is also known as Lakshmi Narayana, when he appears along with his consort Ma Lakshmi, and he is worshipped as the supreme god, by the Vaishnavites. As per legend, once there lived a Brahmin whose name was […]

Story of Kurma Avatar – Why Lord Vishnu incarnated as Turtle (Tortoise)

kurmavatara of Lord Vishnu Tortoise incarnation

Kurma Avatara is the second Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Kurma Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Lord Mahadeva replied — Durvasa was the son of Sage Atri. Once, he went to Indraloka to see Indra. At that […]

Story of Rama Avatar – Why Lord Vishnu incarnated as Sri Rama

Sri Rama Avatara is the seventh Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Rama Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati — Describing about Sri Rama’s incarnation Lord Mahadeva […]

Parashurama Avatar – Purpose of Vishnu’s incarnation of Parashurama

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Sri Parashurama Avatara is the sixth Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Parashurama Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati — Describing Lord Vishnu’s incarnation as Parshurama, […]

Chanku Chakra Rekhai

We can find the Chanku and Chakra Rekhai in the hands of Lord Vishnu and some of his avatars like Lord Rama and Lord Krishna. This Rekhai was also found in some of his aspects like Rishi Kapila and King Prithu. Rarely this Rekhai can also be found in some holy saints also like Sri […]

Lord Vishnu as Vasudeva, Sankarshana, Pradyumna & Aniruddha

Lord Vishnumurti

According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, there are several shades and senses of meaning of the esteemed term avatar within the Hindu Dharma. It is to be highly noted that Purusha avatars are largely described as the original or the initial avatars of Vishnu within the said Universe. They are Vasudeva, Sankarshana,   Pradyumna […]

Story of Narasimha Avatar – Why Lord Vishnu incarnated as Narasimha Swamy

Lord Narasimha Swamy killing Hiranyakashipu

Narasimha Avatara is the fourth Avatara of Lord Vishnu. The story of Narasimha Avatara is also mentioned in Padma Purana’s Uttara Khanda. Once, goddess Parvati expressed her desire to know about all the incarnations of Lord Vishnu. Continuing with the various incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Mahadeva told Parvati — Sage Kashyapa had two mighty sons from Diti — […]

Upulvan | Guardian Deity in Sri Lanka

Lord Upulvan is worshipped as a guardian deity in Sri Lanka, and he is also considered to be the protector of Sri Lanka from evil forces, and also he guards the holy texts of Buddhism. Upalvan contains blue coloured body, and he appears similar to Lord Buddha. He is considered as an incarnation of Lord […]

Madhusudana | Lord Vishnu as destroyer of demon Madhu

Madhusudana is one of the names of Lord Vishnu, and the name is mentioned in the Vishnu sahasranama, a famous stotra of Lord Vishnu, which contains his 1000 names. Lord Vishnu is called as Madusudana since he destroyed the powerful demon Madhu. Once two powerful demons named as Madhu and Kaitabha were born from the […]

Varaha Avatara Story, Varaha incarnation of Lord Vishnu

Varaha Avatara of Lord Vishnu

Varaha Avatara Story, Varaha Avatar Katha of Lord Vishnu. Boar incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Varaha Jayanti story, what is the story of Varaha Jayanthi festival. In ancient times there were two brothers named Hiranyakashipu and Hiranyaksha. They were demons born to sage Kashyapa Muni. They flaunted uncommon bodily features and had steel-like frames which grew […]

1st Avatar of Lord Vishnu

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Lord Vishnu had so far taken nine avatars, and among those avatars, his first Matsya avatar is considered as an important avatar, since he has taken this avatar in order to protect a few holy persons from deluge, and the significance of this avatar is mentioned in Vedic texts, Puranas, bhagavatam and in the great […]

Vaikunta: Lord Vishnu’s abode

Vaikunta: Lord Vishnu’s abode. Vaikunta Lokam is the abode of Lord Vishnu where he stays with Lakshmi on Ocean. Vaikunta Loka in Scriptures, Vaikunta Mahatmya. Lord Vishnu is largely described as having four-armed, holding a lotus, mace, shankha (conch) and chakra (discus) and the divine blue colour of water-filled clouds. This description is given in […]