First avatar of lord vishnu
MATSYA: The First Avatar (Dashavatar, #1) by Sundari VenkatramanLord Brahma is highly disturbed when the four vedas are stolen from him the moment he goes to sleep at the end of the kalpa. Itís Asura Hayagriva whoís gotten away with the sacred scriptures.
Lord Vishnu offers to go to the creatorís rescue and takes the guise of Matsya, the fish.
King Satyavrath lands up with a tiny gold fish when heís offering prayers to the Sun God one morning. Is the fish all that it appears to be?
How can Satyavrath help the fish?
Read more to find out the reason for Lord Vishnu taking the avatar on earth as Matsya.
*This is a straightforward story of the first avatar of Mahavishnu, retold in simple English just the way itís written over the ages. The target audience is the youngsters, children, who donít know all that much about Indian mythology. Itís also for those parents who are keen to read aloud stories to their children and are looking for suitable books on mythology.
This first incarnation of Lord Vishnu was full of all the sixteen Kalas Supernatural powers. The creation as well as the expansion of the creation commenced from the organs of Lord Brahma. The first incarnation of Lord Vishnu is all-powerful, which can be seen only by the yogins and sages who have attained divine knowledge. This incarnation is also the indestructible seed from which all the other incarnations manifest themselves. During the time of final annihilation of the world, every creation merges into him. Throughout his life, he maintained celibacy; and engaged himself in the performance of tremendous penance. He was the one from whom the Brahmins got the inspiration regarding the values and importance of penance and Celibacy.
Dashavataram refers to the ten principal Avatars of Lord Vishnu. The Hindu scriptures talk the divine help provided by Lord Vishnu during the various stages of human evolution, by appearing on earth in the following incarnations:. Matsya , the fish, appeared in the Satya Yuga. What we live in now is the new world. Kurma , the tortoise, appeared in the Satya Yuga.
Collectively, the avatars of Vishnu are called dasavatara (10 avatars). For instance, the first avatar, Matsya, descended long before the ninth.
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Vishnu is said to descend in form of an avatar to restore cosmic order. The list of included avatars varies across sects and regions. 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  or Jagannath  in penultimate position, replacing Krishna or Buddha.
In Bhagavata Purana , it is mentioned that whenever evil triumphs over good, darkness take over light, and tyranny rules over justice and Lord Vishnu will reincarnate on earth to restore Dharma and guide the people in the right path. It is predicted that he will appear one last time at the end of Kaliyuga, making the number Adi Purush is the first and the primary avatar of Lord Vishnu. Also known as Narayana, he is depicted laying on the curls of a serpent. He is the source of all creation in the universe. The all-powerful; it is from his navel that the lotus sprouts, where Brahma resides. Four Kumars were the first four conscious beings created by Lord Brahma.
Home About Us Contact Us. Lord Vishnu: One of the main deity in Hinduism and the only who has taken more number of avatars or incarnations to save his devotees and to kill demons and to establish dharma and demolish devils. Lord Vishnu has taken different avatars in different Yugas. Lord Vishnu has already taken 9 avatars on earth and the remaining only avatar is Kalki avatar. Vishnu Kalki avatar will come at the end of Kali Yuga. Dasavatharam of Lord Vishnu has different names in different avatars.