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 […]

Vishnu Purana

The Vishnu Purana is one of the eighteen Mahapuranas, and it is considered as a holy text of Hinduism. It contains the details of Lord Vishnu, his avatars and about his famous devotees like Narada, Prahalada, Thumburu and Dhruva. According to Vishnu Purana, Lord Vishnu is considered as the main god and all the other […]

Ashta Vasus | Attendant Deities of Lord Vishnu

In Hinduism, the Vasus are residing at Swarga Loka with Lord Indra and they obey his instructions. The Ashta Vasus are described in the Ramayana as the children of Kasyapa and Aditi and in the Mahabharata as the sons of Manu or Brahma Prajapati. They are the eight gods who represents the Pancha bhootas, and […]

Lord Vishnu | Adideva | The Preserver

Ananta Sayana Vishnu

Lord Vishnu is the god of protection, and he is protecting the entire universe through his supreme powers. He is said to be residing in the Vaikunta along with Mata Lakshmi, and he is also called as Lakshminarayana, and he is surrounded by his sincere devotees like Narada, Tumbura, Bhakta Prahlada and Garuda. The origination […]

Prsnigarbha, Lord Vishnu who created the planet Dhruvaloka

Among the many Avatars of Lord Vishnu, Prsnigarbha is one of the significant Avatar who largely appeared just before Lord Dhruva. According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, he successfully created the planet called as Dhruvaloka for the perfect habitation of Dhruva. As per the local legends, many ancient text mentions that Lord Vishnu […]

Story of Matsya Avatar – How & Why Maha Vishnu incarnated as Fish

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Matsya Avatara is the first Avatara of Lord Vishnu. Lord Vishnu’s fish incarnation also marks the beginning of Dashavatara. The story of Matsya 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– Lord Brahma had created numerous […]

Some facts about Nara-Narayana

According to the Hindu religious scholars and pundits, the name “Nara-Narayana” is derive from the Sanskrit terms and it can be broken into Nara and Narayana. As per the meaning of the language, Nara largely means human and on the other hand Narayana refers to the deity of the same name. According to the Monier-Williams […]

24 Avatars of Vishnu: 24 incarnations of Lord Vishnu

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As per the Puranas and other sacred scriptures, Lord Vishnu incarnated 24 times in 24 avatars. These also include the popular 10 incarnations (Dashavatar) of Vishnu. Sanatkumara, Vyasa, Dhanvantari, Nara Narayana, Kapila, Rishab, etc are also known among the Lord’s 24 incarnations. Kalki Avatar is the final incarnation of 24 manifestations of Lord Vishnu. Here […]

21 Avataras of Lord Vishnu

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In the Bhagavata Purana, innumerable avatars of Vishnu are mentioned. Among them forty avatars are specific. In the first book, listed numerically are the Twenty-two avatars of Vishnu. They are as follows: Four Kumaras are the four Sons of god Brahma. Varaha is the Lord who battled with Hiranyaksa and lifted the earth out of […]

Significance of Trimurti in Hinduism

The most important concept that perceived in Hinduism is ‘Trimurti.’ It is an eminent term used in Hinduism epics like Puranas and Rig Veda. Trimurti represents three forms of spiritual power and applied to the three main Hindu gods: Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. Hinduism is entirely centered on Trimurti in which Brahma is the creator, […]

Vishnusahasranama Stotram – Names meanings in Telugu

Here is the list of Vishnusahasranama Stotram’s Names meanings in Telugu.. The list of names begins with Vishwam and ends with Sarvapraharanayudha. విష్ణు సహస్రనామ స్తోత్రము లోని విష్ణువు వేయి నామములు- 1నుండి 1000 వరకు 1) విశ్వం – మనకు గోచరమగు దృశ్యమాన జగత్తంతయు తానైన వాడు. 2) విష్ణు: – విశ్వమంతయు వ్యాపించి ఉన్నవాడు. 3) వషట్కార: – వేద స్వరూపుడు. 4) భూత భవ్య భవత్ […]

Lord Muthappan: A manifestation of Shiva & Vishnu

In the Coorg region of Karnataka and in North Malabar region of Kerala, Sree Muthappan is a popular folk Hindu deity who is commonly worshiped with much dedication and devotion by the devotees and pilgrim belong to the Hindu religion. According to the Sanskrit language, the name of the deity is known as Muthappan and […]

Significance of Shaligram

Shaligram is considered as Lord Vishnu himself. It is the stone worshipped by Vaishnavas mostly. Shaligram is also known as Shaligram Shila by the Vaishnavas, as they usually use that word. Shaligram Shila is the sacred stone worshipped across the world. According to one of the Beliefs in Vaishnava, whoever worships the Saligram, must obey […]

Significance of Trimurti

According to Hindu religious history, “Trinity” refers to Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the preserver) and Siva (the destroyer). Brahma has created the world and life and is often called with different names: Visvakarma, Pitamaha, Lokesa, Nabhija etc. He is the ingenious power of the worlds. Mother of learning ‘Saraswathi’ is his companion. Brahma is represented […]

Lord Vishnu as Thirumal, Perumal

Perumal is also known as Thirumal, is the Hindu deity who is most popular or famous amongst Tamil Hindu devotees in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. It is to be remembered that Perumal is also another popular name of Lord Vishnu in Tamil Nadu. There is an early mention in Sangam literature regarding […]

Lord Vishnu’s religious significance in Vaishnavism

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Vaishnavism is a part and parcel of Hindu religion that is mainly followed in India and its neighboring countries namely in Nepal and Srilanka plus rest of the world Hindu population pocket such as Fiji and latin American countries in eastern south America countries of Suriname and Guyana etc. the primary deity of Viashnavism is […]

Matsya Jayanti, 2 April 2014

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Today, 2 April 2014 is Matsya Jayanti, the first appearance day of Matsya Avatara, the first incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is also referred to as Meena Jayanti (Meena Avatara Jayanti). Among Vishnu’s Dashavatar, Matsya Avatar is the primary and the first avatar from which evolution has started. Matsya Jayanti falls on the third day […]

Vishnu: One among the Trimurti

The Trimurti in the English language means ‘three forms’. It is a concept that is largely mentioned in Hinduism which means “in which the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction are personified by the forms of Brahma the creator, Vishnu the maintainer or preserver, and Shiva the destroyer or transformer.” The three deities related […]

Other aspects of Vishnu that are commonly Worshipped in South India

Ranganatha can be spotted along with Venkatesa of Tirupati and Varadaraja of Kanchipuram.  In South India, he is the most popular and wholeheartedly accepted aspect of Vishnu worshipped in this region. It is to be noted that Srivaisnava cult largely worship this particular Lord at the shrine located in Srirangam in Tamilnadu. The image of […]

Hindu Trinity – Lord Brahma, Vishnu & Shiva

Etymologically trinity means three-in-one, where three entities create a universal totality. In Hindu Dharma, the existence of three Gods, Bramha, Vishnu, and Shiva forms the Trinity where God Bramha is the creator, Vishnu is the cosmic lord, and Shiva is believed to be the terminator who destroys for complete regeneration from the way of destruction, […]