Avatar (Hinduism)
In Hinduism, an avatar (/ˈævəˌtɑr, ˌævəˈtɑr/; [əʋˈt̪aːr] from Sanskrit अवतार avatāra "descent") is a deliberate descent of a deity to Earth, or a descent of the Supreme Being (e.g., Vishnu for Vaishna...
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Vishnu
Vishnu (/ˈvɪʃnuː/; Sanskrit: विष्णु) is a Hindu god, the Supreme God of Vaishnavism (one of the three principal denominations of Hinduism) and one of the three supreme deities (Trimurti) of Hindui...
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Dashavatara
Dashavatara (Sanskrit: दशावतार, daśāvatāra) refers to the ten avatars of Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order.The list of D...
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Trimurti
The "Trimūrti" (/trɪˈmʊərti/; Sanskrit: त्रिमूर्तिः trimūrti, "three forms") is a concept in Hinduism "in which the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction are personified by the fo...
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Rama sahasranama
The Rama sahasranāma (literally: "the thousand names of Rama") is a list of 1,000 names for Rama, an Avatar of Vishnu.
1. OM SHRI RAMAYA NAMAHA Obeisances to Sri Rama, the Giver of happiness2. OM ...
Lakshmi Kumara Thathachariar
Sri Lakshmi Kumara Thatha Desikan (Sanskrit: श्री लक्ष्मी कुमार ताता देसिकन, Tamil: ஸ்ரீ லக்ஷ்மி குமார தாத தேசிகன்) (1572–1632) was a prominent Vaishnava saint and Guru in the Hindu tradition in Vaish...
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Sila (murti)
Shila, (शिला in Devanagari, śila in IAST) or Shaligram refers to a Vaishnava (Hindu) aniconic representation of Vishnu, in the form of a spherical, usually black-coloured Ammonoid fossil found in the ...
Shaktyavesha Avatar
Shaktyavesh Avatar (Devanagari: शक्त्यवेश अवतार, IAST: śaktyaveśa avatāra) is a type of incarnation, avatar, of Lord Krishna. "Whenever the Lord is present in someone by portions of His various poten...
Sriman Narayana
Sriman Narayana is a combination of two names of Vishnu, a form of God in Hinduism- Sriman and Narayana.Combining two names to for one name is a common Hindu practice. Similar examples include Ramakr...
Vishishtadvaita
Vishishtadvaita Vedanta (IAST Viśiṣṭādvaita Vedānta; Sanskrit: विशिष्टाद्वैत), the philosophy of the Sri Sampradaya , is a sub-school of the Vedanta (literally, end or the goal of knowledge, Sansk...
Krishna
Krishna (/ˈkrɪʃnə/; Sanskrit: कृष्ण, Kṛṣṇa in IAST, pronounced [ˈkr̩ʂɳə] is a deity, worshiped across many traditions of Hinduism in a variety of different perspectives. Krishna is recognized as an a...
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Vrindavan
Vrindavan ( pronunciation ) is a town in the Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is the site of a forested region, where, according to the Mahabharata, Krishna spent his childhood d...
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Sri Sampradaya
Sri Vaishnav Sampradaya or Sri Vaishnavism is a Vaishnava sect within Hinduism, dedicated to the worship of the Vedic Supreme Being Vishnu. Its origin and codification is generally traced back to the ...
Janmangal Namavali
The Janmangal Namavali is the name given in Hinduism to the 108 names of God as composed by the Swaminarayan saint Shatanand Muni.
Bhagwan Swaminarayan, asked one of his disciples, Shatanand Muni ...
Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Agartala
A temple dedicated to the Hindu God Lakshminarayan located in the Ujjayanta Palace ground in the city of Agartala, Tripura state, India. The temple was constructed by the King of Tripura, Birendra Ki...
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Sugata Buddha
Sugata Buddha is the Vishnu avatar appeared (1500 BC) in Bodhi-Gaya (Kikata) to Anjana.[1] It has the same name as Gautama Buddha and it was a confusion to many scholars. Gautama Buddha went to Bodhi...
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Thiruparkadal
Thiruparkadal (Tamil: திருப் பாற்கடல்) has a rarest among the rare, temple in the country, where Thirumal stands on God Siva to show the world, the amalgamation of Vaishnavism with Saivism and to en...
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Dattatreya
Dattatreya (Marathi, Sanskrit, Hindi: दत्तात्रेय) (Dattātreya) or Datta is a Hindu deity encompassing the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, collectively known as Trimurti. The name Dattatreya can b...
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Turiya
In Hindu philosophy, turiya (Sanskrit: तुरीय, meaning "the fourth") or caturiya, chaturtha, is the experience of pure consciousness. It is the background that underlies and transcends the three common...
Sri Balaji Temple, T. Nagar
Venkatnarayana Road Sri Balaji Temple (Tamil: ஸ்ரீ பாலாஜி) is a famous Hindu temple located inside the premises of TTD Information Center, Venkatanarayana Road, T.Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Th...
Nathamuni
Nathamuni was a Vaishnava theologian who collected and compiled the Nalayira Divya Prabandham. Considered the first of Sri Vaishnava āchāryās, Nathamuni is also the author of Yogarahasya, and Nyāyat...
Pradyumna
Pradyumna (Sanskrit: प्रद्युम्‍न) is the name of a character in the Srimad Bhagavatam. He was the son of Lord Krishna and Rukmini. Pradyumna is considered as one of the four vyuha avatar of Vishnu...
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Venkateshwara Temple at Ramenahalli
Venkateshwara Temple at Ramenahalli is a Lord Venkateshwara Temple situated at Ramenahalli in Mundargi taluk of Gadag district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Hammigi is located south of district h...
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Karatalas
Karatalas (Sanskrit: करताळं, IAST: Karatāḷaṁ), pronounced "karataala", are a percussion instrument played by striking two discs attached by a tether together, often used within the traditions of H...
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Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (also transliterated Caitanya, IAST Caitanya Mahāprabhu; 18 February 1486 – 14 June 1534) was a Hindu monk and social reformer from 16th century India. A native of Nabadwip in Ben...
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Yamunacharya
Yamunacharya or Alavandar was a vishistadvaita philosopher in Srirangam, Tamil Nadu, India. Ramanuja, one of the leaders of the srivaishnava school sought to be his disciple. He was born in early 10th...
Kabir
Kabīr (also Kabīra) (Hindi: कबीर, Punjabi: ਕਬੀਰ, Urdu: کبير‎) (c. 1440 – c. 1518) was a mystic poet and saint of India, whose writings have greatly influenced the Bhakti movement. Th...
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Nilamadhav Temple
Sri Nilamadhava Temple is very old and famous Vishnu temple which is near to the bank of Mahanadi,in Kantilo. which is present near to the twin hills with a surrounding forests. A permanent flow of h...
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Narayan Sarovar
Narayan Sarovar is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus. It is located in Lakhpat taluka of Kutch District of Gujarat in India at a distance of about 135 km from Bhuj and ancient Koteshw...
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Chakra Narasimha Temple
Chakrateertha or Chakra Nrusimha Deula (Oriya:ଚକ୍ରତୀର୍ଥ, ଚକ୍ର ନୃସିଂହ ଦେଉଳ),(Sanskrit:चक्रतीर्थ, चक्र नृसिंह देवालय) is an important pilgrimage site near the sea shore of Puri.
The presiding deitie...