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Glossary

Glossary Many proper names are listed under this glossary with the link reference. These include names of places, people, festivals, organisations, and sacred texts. A Adi Shankara – well-known theologian and founder of the advaita school. Also called Adi Shankaracharya. Advaita – non-dualism, the name of the theology equating the soul with God. Advaitin – […]

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06. THE TEN AVATARS

6. THE TEN AVATARS The ten incarnations of Vishnu are a recurrent theme in Vedic history. Vishnu exists outside the material realm as the creator, and he exists within every being as the Supersoul. He also enters this world as avatar, ‘one who descends’, to restore balance whenever his presence is needed. His descent is […]

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Book: Dashavatar- the Ten Incarnations

Dashavatar- the Ten Incarnations Contents Incarnation 1 Matsya – The Fish Incarnation 2 Kurma – The Turtle Incarnation 3 Varaha – The Boar Incarnation 4 Narasingha – The Man-Lion Incarnation 5 Vamana – The Dwarf Incarnation 6 Parashuram – The Warrior Incarnation 7 Rama – The Monarch Incarnation 8 Balaram – The Cowherd Incarnation 9 […]

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Incarnation 01 Matsya – The Fish

Incarnation 1 Matsya – The Fish A long time ago a very good and religious king ruled the entire world. He was Emperor Satyavrata. One day, whilst the King was bathing in the Kritamala River, he scooped some clear water up into the palms of his hands. He saw there a tiny fish and immediately […]

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C. Amendable Worksheets (primary)

Word documents for download 3.01 The five senses (worksheet) WRK-3.01 The Five Senses 4.01 Gifts from the cow (picture and worksheet in one) WRK-4.01 Gifts from the Cow 4.02 Cycles and Changes (diagram and worksheet) WRK-4.02 Cycles and Changes 6.01 The Puja and arti Tray (picture and worksheet) WRK-6.01 Puja and Arti Tray 7.01 Temple […]

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Vishnu

Download PDF: PCT-302 Vishnu is one of the Trimurti. He presides over sattva-guna (the quality of goodness) and is the maintainer/sustainer. He is also one of the three main focuses of worship. Vishnu resides in the spiritual realm (Vaikunthaloka), where he is known as Narayana. In this world, he has three principal forms: (1) The […]

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Dashavatar- the Ten Incarnations

Contents Incarnation 1 Matsya – The Fish Incarnation 2 Kurma – The Turtle Incarnation 3 Varaha – The Boar Incarnation 4 Narasingha – The Man-Lion Incarnation 5 Vamana – The Dwarf Incarnation 6 Parashuram – The Warrior Incarnation 7 Rama – The Monarch Incarnation 8 Balaram – The Cowherd Incarnation 9 Buddha – The Teacher […]