DASHAVATAR STORIES PDF

Vishnu is the preserver of the universe. In order to restore cosmic order, he descended on earth in ten different forms or Dashavatar. In each of his lifetimes, he eradicated evil and revived dharma. The Dashavatar of Vishnu in different yugas are:. Matsya is the first of the Dashavatar.

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One day as he was performing ablutions with river water, a small fish came into his hands and just as he was about to throw the fish back into the river, the fish requested the king to save its life. Heeding its request, the king put the fish into a jar of water but the fish started growing and very soon the jar was not big enough for it. Then the king threw it into the river, but it soon it outgrew the river and the king then threw it into Ganges and then into the ocean. The king realised that it was Lord Vishnu himself and then the lord made an appearance and made a special request to the king.

It predicted that the world would come to an end by a huge flood in seven days and requested the king to build a huge boat and take the seven sages hermits , seeds of all plants, one animal of each type.

The Matasya avatar story is as follows. The Satya Yuga was about to end and a great flood was to come and destroy all the life on earth to start afresh for the next Yuga. Lord Brahma after a day full of creation, was tired. He wanted to go to sleep and was soon snoring loudly. With Brahma asleep, Hayagriva realized that it was the right time to take in all the knowledge of the Vedas.

Hayagriva concentrated and soon absorbed the knowledge in the Vedas. He then hid deep inside the ocean, thinking that nobody would find him there. Lord Vishnu saw this and was worried.

If the Vedas were stolen by the asura, the knowledge of the Vedas could not be passed on to the Next Yuga. As a Preserver, it was his job to make sure the knowledge survived to the next Yuga. Leave a comment. Leave a Reply Cancel reply.

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The complete story of Matasya avatar – Vishnu dashavatara

Vishnu is said to descend in the form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. The list of included avatars varies across sects and regions, particularly in respect to the inclusion of Balarama brother of Krishna or Gautama Buddha. Though no list can be uncontroversially presented as standard, the "most accepted list found in Puranas and other texts is [ In traditions that omit Krishna, he often replaces Vishnu as the source of all avatars. Some traditions include a regional deity such as Vithoba [9] or Jagannath [6] in penultimate position, replacing Krishna or Buddha. All avatars have appeared except Kalki, who will appear at the end of the Kali Yuga. The order of the ancient concept of Dashavataras has been interpreted to be reflective of modern Darwinian evolution.

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Dashavatara

One day as he was performing ablutions with river water, a small fish came into his hands and just as he was about to throw the fish back into the river, the fish requested the king to save its life. Heeding its request, the king put the fish into a jar of water but the fish started growing and very soon the jar was not big enough for it. Then the king threw it into the river, but it soon it outgrew the river and the king then threw it into Ganges and then into the ocean. The king realised that it was Lord Vishnu himself and then the lord made an appearance and made a special request to the king. It predicted that the world would come to an end by a huge flood in seven days and requested the king to build a huge boat and take the seven sages hermits , seeds of all plants, one animal of each type. The Matasya avatar story is as follows. The Satya Yuga was about to end and a great flood was to come and destroy all the life on earth to start afresh for the next Yuga.

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Dashavatar

Lord Vishnu, has incarnated in various life forms through different yugas ages or eons in situations where Dharma was in danger, because of certain evil elements in the world. There are ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu. These incarnations are termed as the 'avatars' of Lord Vishnu. Each avatar of Lord Vishnu shall be presented below with appropriate details of the situation under which the lord was compelled to appear on the earth. While many explanations are given for the 10 avatars of Vishnu, one can see striking similarity of these stories with the theory of evolution of life. Bronze age; the coming of Ramapithecus; development of first weapons such as axe. Homo Sapiens ,, years ago.

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