Tagged: Vishnu

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Vishvarupa Vishnu – The Supreme Form Of The Lord

Vishvarupa Vishnu – The Supreme Form Of The Lord Lord Vishnu is one of the most important Hindu Gods to many devotees across the world. He is a part of the Trimurti of Hindu Gods along with Shiva and Brahma. While Brahma is known as the Creator and...

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How Were The Trishul And Sudarshana Chakra Created

How Were The Trishul And Sudarshana Chakra Created The trishul and the Sudarshan Chakra are two of the most powerful Hindu mythology. While the Trishul is Lord Shiva’s main weapon, the Sudarshana Chakra is associated with Lord Vishnu. These have been used many times by Shiva and Vishnu...

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What Are The 16 Avatars Of Lord Dattatreya

What Are The 16 Avatars Of Lord Dattatreya Hindus are all aware of the Trimurti Gods of Hinduism i.e – Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma. While Brahma is the divine creator of the Universe, Vishnu is the preserver and Shiva is the destroyer. Hindus everywhere greatly revere these three...

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Why Was Lord Vishnu Born As Matsya Avatar

Why Did Lord Vishnu Manifest As A Giant Fish? Most of us are aware of the ten Avatars of Lord Vishnu or the Dashavatara. These were the several forms he took whenever the universe was in turmoil. Each of Vishnu’s Avatars had the same purpose which they achieved...

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Who is Lord Vishnu’s Last Avatar

Last Avatar Of Lord Vishnu Hindus all over the world are familiar with the Avatars of Lord Vishnu, the most notable of whom are Lord Krishna and Rama. However all the ten Avatars of Lord Vishnu have a divine purpose for which they manifested on Earth. This divine...

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Why Do we Put Tilak On Forehead in Hinduism

Tilak – The Sacred Mark Tilak is a religious mark which has a lot of symbolic meaning in Hinduism. It is generally applied to a person’s forehead, which is the location of the mythical third eye or Ajna Chakra. Tilak is applied before the start of every Hindu...

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Falgun Ekadashi – Seeking Lord Vishnu’s Blessings

Falgun Or Amalaki Ekadashi Origin of Phalgun or Amalaki Ekadashi Falgun Ekadashi or Amalaki Ekadashi is a Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Vishnu and it is celebrated by Hindus all over the world. It falls on Sunday 1st March this year, which is also the Hindu day of Falgun...

Rama Ekadashi

Today is Rama Ekadashi or Rambha Ekadashi, which usually falls during the waning phase of the moon in the Kartik month. The importance of this Ekadashi was explained by Lord Krishna to Yudhistra and is mentioned in the Brahmavaivatra Purana. This day is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and...

Kalyug Avatar – Lord Kalki

Today July 24th is Kalki Jayanti. Kalki Jayanti celebrates the expected arrival of Kalki, the tenth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is a unique observance as it celebrates the arrival of Lord Vishnu in future. It is believed that in Kali Yuga, the present Era, Lord Vishnu will appear for...