Focus of Sri Vamana Avatara falls on the story of King Bali. Popularly referred to as Bali Chakravarthi or Maha Bali he was a Daitya (Asura) King in the lineage of Prahlada (Bhaktha Prahlada). He was the grand son...
Sri Vamana Avatar was fifth in the line of Dasavataras of Lord Sri Maha Vishnu. This avatara took place during Treta Yuga before Sri Parashurama Avatara.  Sri Vishnu Sahasra Nama Sthotra describes in sloka 17 and 56, the Lord...
Vishnu : The lord of universe by means of various incarnations maintains all the planets inhabited by demigods, men and animals. As per the vedic scriptures there are 24 incarnations of Lord Vishnu.The Universal form – Lord appeared...
“Shiva is a form of Vishnu and Vishnu a form of Shiva. Shiva dwells in the heart of Vishnu while Vishnu in the heart of Shiva.” (Skanda Upanishad)Hari-Hara is composite form of God Vishnu (‘Hari’) and God Shiva (‘Hara’). Shiva, the ash-smeared ascetic,...
" Shiva and Vishnu are the same " "sivasya hridayam vishnuh,vishnOscha hridayam shivah " "yathA shivamayO vishnurEvam vishnumaya shivah" . - Skandopanishad "Shiva is a form of Vishnu and Vishnu a form of Shiva. Shiva dwells in the heart of Vishnu while Vishnu...
This is the prayer to the Ten Incarnation of Vishnu. It was composed by Jayadeva, the mystic poet from Orissa. His work “Gita Govinda” starts with this prayer. The Stotra mentions even Buddha but not Krishna. This could be...
The ten most famous descents of Vishnu are collectively known as the"Dasavatara" ("dasa" in Sanskrit means ten). This list is included in the Garuda Purana (1.86.10"11) and denotes those avatars most prominent in terms of their influence on human...
Lord Vishnu is the all-pervasive Lord who expands into everything. He is the maintainer of the universe and the complete cosmic creation. He is called Vishnu because He overcomes all. He represents sattva-guna, or the mode of goodness by...

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Saraswati Mantra : सरस्वती मंत्र

Regular chanting of Saraswati mantra improves speech, memory and concentration in studies. Saraswati mantra has the power to dispel ignorance and confusion and bestow...