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Vishnu by Mind Map: Vishnu
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Vishnu

Author

Palmer Coleman

Avatars

There are 10 avatars

1-5 avatars

Matsya, 1st avatar, fish

Kurma, 2nd avatar, turtle

Varaha, 3rd avatar, boar

Narasingha, 4th avatar, lion

Vamana, 5th avatar, dwarf

6-10 avatars

Parasurama, 6th avatar, brahma

Rama, 7th avatar, Ramayana

Krishna, 8th avatar, Mahabharata

Buddha, 9th avatar

Kalki, 10th avatar

General info

Vishnu may have had more and 10 is an estimate

General

Major God in Hinduism

popular deity

widely worshipped

Preserver of the universe

represented goodness and mercy

name

comes from Sankrit root "vish", means to pervade

if you say it one tousand times it brings good luck

consort

Lackshmi, Goddess of wealth and fortune, she appears with all of Vishnu's incarnations

supreme form

Ishnara

How he gets around

Garuda, Kite like bird, symbolizes sky and sun

worshippers

Vishnavas

also called vaishnavites.

Devoted to Vishnu and all of his avatars, they worship Vishnu in his supreme form.

largest group in India

Their beliefs, gods had six special qualities, knowledge, power, supreme majesty, supreme strength, unlimited energy, self sufficiency

Visual

four arms

all hold different things, club, conch shell, Shankha, lotus, discus

drawn as a dark man

blue

dressed in yellow robe

called Pitanbara

drawn as...

sleeping on ocean waves

or standing and pointing in all directions

bibliography

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