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River Ganges: Vishnu’s blessings

According to a description in the Srimad Devi Bhagavata, Goddess Sarasvati and Devi Ganga used to live in the abode of Bhagavan Vishnu, where they revered him along with the Lord’s primordial power, Goddess Lakshmi. One day, Sarasvati and Ganga … Continue reading

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Kalki: The tenth incarnation of Vishnu

Because Kalki has not visited us yet, we can not say much about him. Like the other nine incarnations of Lord Vishnu, he is expected to incarnate when our ethical condition becomes deplorable — too low to be improved by … Continue reading

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Buddha: The ninth incarnation of Vishnu

When earth’s rulers and citizens were taking pride in torturing life forms, Vishnu felt that it was time to teach them about compassion and ahimsa (non-violence) towards both humans as well as animals. Accordingly, he incarnated as Buddha in Kapilvastu … Continue reading

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Krishna: The Eighth Incarnation of Vishnu

To continually guide humanity towards himself, Lord Vishnu followed his incarnation as Rama with that of Lord Krishna, who was born on the eighth day (waning fortnight) of the lunar month Bhadrapada, which is celebrated all across the Hindu world … Continue reading

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Rama: Vishnu’s Seventh Incarnation

Sri Ramachandra was born on the ninth day of the lunar month Chaitra in the town of Ayodhya to teach humans how to live righteously. His biography, the epic Ramayana, forms the biggest chapter of ethics in Hinduism. To perform … Continue reading

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