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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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...
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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Swaminarayan
Swaminarayan (Gujarati: સ્વામિનારાયણ, Devanagari: स्वामिनारायण, IAST: Svāmīnārāyaṇa) (3 April 1781 – 1 June 1830), also known as Sahajanand Swami, is the central figure in a modern sect of H...
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Veetrirundha Perumal Temple
The Veetrirundha Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the village of Veppathur in the Thiruvidaimarudur taluk of Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The temple is dedicated to God Vishnu. T...
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 ...
Ramanandi
The Ramanandi (IAST Rāmānandī), also known as the Ramayats or the Ramavats (IAST Rāmāvat), are a branch of the Vaishnava Sri Sampradaya of Hinduism.
The Rāmānandī Sampradaya is one of the largest ...
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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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...
Akshardham (Delhi)
Akshardham (Gujarati: સ્વામિનારાયણ અક્ષરધામ, Devnagari: स्वामिनारायण अक्षरधाम) is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the com...
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Ryali
Ryali is famous for its excellent sculptures and rare iconography in the ‘Janganmohini Kesavaswami’ temple. The architectural beauty of the idol and temple is excellent. The flow of Akasha Ganga at th...
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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...
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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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...
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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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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Krishnaism
Krishnaism (also Bhagavatism) is a group of Hindu denominations within Vaishnavism, centered on devotion to Krishna or other forms of Krishna. It is often also called Bhagavatism, because it is the B...
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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...
Vithoba
Vithoba (Viṭhobā) also known as Vitthala or Vitthal (Viṭṭhala or Viṭhala) and Panduranga (Paṇḍuraṇga), is a Hindu god, worshipped predominantly in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa, Tel...
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Vyasa
Vyasa (Sanskrit: व्यास, vyāsa, literally “Compiler”) is a central and revered figure in most Hindu traditions. He is also sometimes called Veda Vyāsa (वेदव्यास, veda-vyāsa, "the one who classified...
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