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Who Created Vishnu?

Vishnu is a crucial deity in all of Hindu mythology as he fulfills the role of the preserver of the universe. Without him, the function of preserving the universe, looking after the occurrences in the universe, and eventually foiling anything that threatens the balance would be unfulfilled.  The creation and …

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Why is Vishnu Blue

Why is Vishnu Blue?

Vishnu is one of the most important deities in Hindu Mythology and has a large number of followers and devotees worldwide. Furthermore, some of his reincarnations are in themselves, world renowned like Krishna and Ram. Vishnu is considered to be the preserver of the entire universe and along with Shiva …

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Vishnu vs Shiva

Shiva Vs Vishnu: What is the Difference?

Shiva and Vishnu are two of the three major supreme deities in Hindu Mythology that comprise the trinity known as the Trimurti. However, they are both very different in many ways and have some defining characteristics that add a stark contrast to each from the other. While Shiva is considered …

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Vishnu vs Krishna: What is the Difference?

Vishnu and Krishna are not different deities speaking in the strictest sense, because Krishna is an incarnation of Vishnu. However, iconographically, both Vishnu and Krishna have their own separate identities in Hindu culture. Vishnu and Krishna are revered a lot in Hindu Mythology, and are quite popular even in some …

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Vishnu Important

Why is Vishnu Important: The 10 Avatars

Though there are hundreds of deities in Hinduism, Vishnu is one of the religion’s primary – and most important – gods.  Vishnu’s role within the Trimurti, or holy trinity of Hinduism, exemplifies his importance. While Brahma is the universe’s creator and Shiva it’s destroyer, Vishnu acts as the balancing preserver …

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Cool Hindu Gods

5 Cool Hindu Gods and Goddesses: Who Are They?

As one of the world’s oldest religions, Hinduism honors more than a thousand gods yet acknowledges that all these deities are varying parts of one supreme being, Brahman. Some of Hindu’s beloved divine beings are avatars, or incarnations, of a few supreme gods and they appear for very specific purposes …

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Brahma vs Vishnu

Brahma vs Vishnu: What is the Difference?

Creation and preservation are widely considered the two essential features of existence. In Hindu mythology, Brahma and Vishnu are synonymous with these features respectively. Along with Shiva, the deity associated with destruction, they form the trio widely known as the Trimurti. Both Brahma and Vishnu are supremely powerful deities with …

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