Who are the Mother and Father of Lord Vishnu? Hindus believe in ‘Punarjanam’ (rebirth) and perform the ritual of ‘Śrāddha’ for their deceased ancestors which will relieve souls from the vicious cycle of birth and rebirth in 84 lakh life forms. [62] The fifth chapter of the Vishnu Purana was likely influenced by the Mahabharata. [62][70] The first part of the sixth book asserts that Kali Yuga is vicious, cruel and filled with evilness that create suffering, yet "Kali Yuga is excellent" because one can refuse to join the evil, devote oneself to Vishnu and thus achieve salvation. Prahalad was a devotee of Lord Vishnu. For the television series, see. Kaal appears acquiring the form of Lord Vishnu, Lord Brahma, and Lord Shiva to their devotees, those innocent seekers consider them to be the supreme power and worship them. Home; Blog & Projects; Contact Us; Manufacturers; Showcase; Select Page In this scuffle, the packed semen dropped in the river and a fish ate it, she became pregnant. At the time of destruction, on Pradhaan's i.e. The above evidence from Vishnu Puran has made clear that innocent devotees mistakenly worshipped Lord Vishnu. He went to his mother crying and narrated the whole incident. Vishnu tells Maitreya about the Hindu kings who mistakenly believed themselves possessors of the Earth. After nine months, a fisherman also the boatman caught that pregnant fish in the web, cut her stomach from which came out a beautiful baby girl. [65] The book begins with the story of Krishna's birth, his childhood pranks and plays, his exploits, his purpose of ending the tyranny of demon-tyrant king of Mathura, named Kansa. Narad Puran        18. Portions of the Garuda Purana were used by Hindus as funeral liturgy; mostly in the same way as “Book Of The Dead Of Egypt” & “Tibetan Book … A portion of the Markandeya Purana is well known to all Hindus as Chandi, or Devimahatmya. ShreeKrishan Avtaar. Narad Avatar          3. This is the technique of the incarnations of Brahm (Kaal-Kshar Purush) to destroy unrighteousness and establish peace. What is that true way of worship, doing which souls get salvation? Thus no Purana has a single date of composition. You only are Omkaar. Chapter 3, part 4, page no. She further said that she smells foul of fish. Macchodri told that the name of the Rishi was Parasar who is the grandson of Rishi Vashishth. Fierce storms will blow. Kaal God. This flow of lokved reached Shri Parashar Ji who portrayed Kaal as well as ParBrahm as Lord Vishnu. [1] It is an important Pancharatra text in the Vaishnavism literature corpus. [62] Scholars have long debated whether the Bhagavata Purana expanded the Krishna legend in the Vishnu Purana, or whether the latter abridged the version in former, or both depended on the Harivamsa estimated to have been composed sometime in the 1st millennium of the common era.[62][67][68]. Elsewhere, in the same text, we read: We offer obeisance to that unborn, imperishable Brahman which is present in our and others bodies and in everything else, there being nothing other than it anywhere. Narsingh Avtaar            14. Lord Brahma’s role is to produce living beings in one brahmand. Aadiraja Prithu Avatar, 9. Shreemad Bhagwad Gita mentions about Tat Braham ie. Once Rishi Vashishtha Ji greeted Rishi Vishwamitra Ji, ‘Come Raaj Rishi’. Other language versions on the Internet Archive: This page was last edited on 5 December 2020, at 15:03. They are the central scriptures for the worshipers of Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva (Siva). Vishnu Puran is a great Vaishnavism scripture, a medieval text of Hinduism whose supreme deity is Lord Vishnu. The omnipotent, protector of whole world Shree Narayana pleased with Gods, told them ‘whatever you intend I have come to know, please listen, I will partly incarnate in the body of the warrior prince Puranjay, the son of King Shashad and will completely destroy all those devils, therefore you prepare Puranjay for the bloodshed of those monsters’. The Vishnu Puran is the purana dedicated to Lord Vishnu, who functions as the preserver of the universe in the Hindu way of life. [74] The pure and perfect soul is called Vishnu, states the text, and absorption in Vishnu is liberation. Page no. Purukuts narrated same to Sarasvat and Sarasvat told Rishi Parashar Ji, it's all hearsay. He did not agree and told his wife that children who will be born after doing Sadhana will bear noble instincts. [75], The final chapter 6.8 of the text asserts itself to be an "imperishable Vaishnava Purana". Adhyay 2, Shlok 28 to 30, page no 5- Immediately thereafter (at the time of creation) that ParBrahm Parmatma, the Universal form, Omnipresent, Lord of all living beings, the universal soul, Supreme God by His own desire entering into the vikaari Pradhan and avikaari Purush agitated them|| 28, 29|| Just as smell, even when not active, only by its proximity agitates the mind; similarly, Parmeshwar by His proximity influences Pradhan and Purush || 30 ||. Mohini Avtaar, 13. [73] The text mentions five Yamas, five Niyamas, Pranayama and Pratyahara. Rains won’t happen. [37][41], The second part of the text describes its theory of earth, the seven continents and seven oceans. Four chapters (2.13 to 2.16)[44] of the second book of the text present the legends of King Bharata, who abdicates his throne to lead the life of a sannyasi, which is similar to the legends found in section 5.7 to 5.14 of the Bhagavata Purana. Therefore, the boatman delegated this responsibility to Machhodri. [77], Other chapters, particularly those in book 5 and 6 of the Vishnu Purana have Advaita Vedanta and Yoga influences. He will kill all tyrant and unjust human beings. The Shiva Purana states that lord Vishnu originated when lord Shiva rubbed some nectar on his ankle.The Vishnu Purana says that lord Shiva originated from the eyebrows of the lord Vishnu, and that is why lord Shiva is mostly in the meditative state. One day Dhruv’s aunt (Suruchi) ill-treated with him and threw him away from the lapse of his father. O Vishnu Purana em português. Vedavyasa, Told by Purnaprajna Dasa. God, but 'manifested' (to appear in Maha-Vishnu form) and 'unmanifested' (to reside in the invisible form in actual Kaal-form in the twenty-first brahmand) are his other forms and 'Kaal' is his main form. Cows will become of goats size, small-small, and low milch cows. This is a primary sacred text of the Vaishnava branch of Hinduism. She took Rishi Parashar Ji in boat. of Jyoti Niranjan. It is mentioned in Vishnu Puran that Dhruv’s cousin brother Uttam got associated with him but was murdered after some time by some political enemies. 233, shloka 22-26. Lord Vishnu says ‘Oh Mother! Great Sage VedVyas under the guidance of Lord Brahma Ji composed this scripture in the first phase of Satyug which contains 23000 shlokas (verses) and there are six parts (ansh). Only you are immortal. Page no. Ref:- Shree Vishnu Puran published from Geeta press Gorakhpur, translator is Shree Munilal Gupt. Lord Vishnu is the middle son, the elder being Lord Brahma and younger being Lord Shiva. Puranas are the ancient genre of Indian literature which describes the different mythological topics, traditional lore, and legends about the genealogies of kings, deities, sages, heroes, demigods, temples, astronomy, humor, etc. Prakriti being situated in a state of equilibrium i.e. Flick chime will blow and everyone will be meat-eaters. In Vishnu Puran, the knowledge up to Adhyay 4 is that of Kaal-form Brahm i.e. Important: Despite being knowledgeable and being a sage he could not win over the effect of Rajo Guna. Lord Brahma Ji gave the knowledge of other Puranas as well along with Shree Devi Puran, Shree Shiv Puran, etc. It contains their personal experiences as well. Hence, it is to be surmised that the world was like this even before and will be so in future as well. The text presented here is narrated by Suta. The reverence and the worship of Vishnu is described in 22 chapters of the first part as the means for liberation, along with the profuse use of the synonymous names of Vishnu such as Hari, Janardana, Madhava, Achyuta, Hrishikesha and others. [67] Similarly, the verses on rites of passage and ashramas (stages) of life are likely drawn from the Dharmasutra literature. The third day, when it was searched, all kittens were found safe. He did Sadhana for one year and gained accomplishments, then he took out his semen, encashed it on the leaf of a peepal tree, protected the semen by his spiritual power (mantras) and gave to a crow to give it to his wife and wrote details on a ‘taarpatra’ (palm leaf). Look Inside the Book. Vasudeva and Devaki . ‘O King, that which is brought in the midnight, water which may be of undignified reservoir from which the cow cannot be satisfied, from such a pit which has stinking or froth containing water that is not worthy to be used. It is one of the canonical Puranas, a branch of post-Vedic sacred literature which was first committed to writing during the first millennium of the common era. 242, Shloka 4-6. He will leave them and will kill all the rest. Each titled work consists of material that has grown by numerous accretions in successive historical eras. The composition date of Vishnu Purana is unknown and contested, with estimates widely disagreeing. ‘Sukshma Veda’ is a conclusion, its complete God-given. [14] The Purana, states Wilson, is pantheistic and the ideas in it, like other Puranas, are premised on the Vedic beliefs and ideas. The Bhagavat Purana (Srimad Bhagavatam) is the most popular Purana.It consists of over 18,000 verses divided into twelve cantos (volumes). Skanda Purana        5. "A Brief History of India", by Alain Daniélou, publisher = Inner Traditions / Bear & Co., p. 25. Haigreev Avtaar       16. Ref:- Shree Vishnu Puran published from Geeta press Gorakhpur, translator is Shree Munilal Gupt. [33][42] It describes mount Meru, mount Mandara and other major mountains, as well as Bharata-varsha (literally, the country of Bharata) along with its numerous rivers and diverse people. Vishnu Purana. As Kalyug will increase means by the end of Kalyug, the age of people will reduce. [31], The Vishnu Purana is an exception in that it presents its contents in Vishnu worship-related Pancalaksana format – Sarga (cosmogony), Pratisarga (cosmology), Vamśa (mythical genealogy of the gods, sages and kings), Manvañtara (cosmic cycles), and Vamśānucaritam (legends during the times of various kings). Innocent devotees remained mistaken that it was Lord Vishnu who did everything and considering him to be the supreme power continued glorifying and worshipping. are those of Prakriti, not of soul. Both had a son each. Then the girl said ‘Rishi Ji, people are watching at both ends, it will be shameful’, Rishi Ji threw some river water in the sky and created fog in surroundings with his supernatural powers. Her name was Satyawati, also Machhodri (since she was born from the stomach of a fish). Let us analyze how are Kaal’s deeds superhuman/supernatural. In all the three types of puranas, the glory of Sarasvati and the pitrs (forefathers) have been described. [27] The first part has 22 chapters, the second part consists 16 chapters, the third part comprises 18 chapters and the fourth part has 24 chapters. This is not the version that has survived into the modern era. The above-mentioned description proves that Vishnu ie. Whereas the reality about Shraadh is that performing Shraadh are useless, those who carry out Shraadh do not attain salvation. On seeing Vishnu entering into his jurisdiction, he sprayed his venom furiously on Vishnu because of which Vishnu’s skin color turned black under the effect of the venom. The role of Shankar Ji is to kill the living beings of the three loks and produce food for this Kaal the devil. The Veda says that during creation, He creates things, as they had existed earlier. Rishi Parasar Ji did not had Tatvagyan (true spiritual knowledge) due to which he mentions Brahm to be ParBrahm and Vishnu and Param Akshar Brahm as Kaal-Brahm, whereas evidence prove that complete God ie. (Evidence is in Rigved Mandal 9 Sukt 96 Mantra 16 to 20). The wife of the potter was humble hearted, she being the mother fully realized the pain of the cat, hence prayed to God to save kittens. This is about the fierce battle of Mahabharata and the devastation that happened. First Adhyay, Shlok no. Conclusion: This proves that Lord Vishnu ji is originated from Goddess Durga and Kaal (Jyoti Niranjan). O Bhoopal, the foundation of forefathers is the moon and moon’s base is Yog, therefore in shradh it is superior to appoint ascetic. [6][7][8] This is rare, state Dimmitt and van Buitenen, because just 2% of the known Puranic literature corpus is about these five Pancalaksana items, and about 98% is about diverse range of encyclopedic topics.[32]. His mother told ‘it is their throne and not ours’, then Dhruv questioned his mother ‘who gave the throne to my father?’ His mother told this is God’s spectacle, it is He only who nurtures everyone. [36][37] The chapters 1.16 through 1.20 of the Vishnu Purana presents the legend of compassionate and Vishnu devotee Prahlada and his persecution by his demon king father Hiranyakasipu, wherein Prahlada is ultimately saved by Vishnu. He says ‘flesh of fishes, rabbit, mongoose, swine, musk deer, black deer, blue cow (the antelope), the sheep, the cow, etc with these respectively the deceased ancestors are satiety benefited and with the meat of ‘Varghani’ bird they always remain satisfied. He did hath yoga for fourteen years gained accomplishments, but vices remained as it is. They worshipped Lord Vishnu. He incarnated as Lord Krishna never wanted the battle to take place and made all his sincere efforts to resolve the family tussle of Kauravas and Pandavas. From the sketch thus offered of the subjects of the Puráńas, and which, although admitting of correction, is believed to be in the main a candid and accurate summary, it will be evident that in their present condition they must be received with caution as … He provided them true worship by which they all lead a happy life till they remained on earth and finally attained that supreme peace, the eternal place-Satlok. The word Purana (/ p ʊ ˈ r ɑː n ə z /; Sanskrit: पुराण, purāṇa) literally means "ancient, old", and it is a vast genre of Indian literature about a wide range of topics, particularly legends and other traditional lore. This is explained in ‘Sukshma Veda’ also. Dhruv along with his mother was kept in a separate house due to ill-treatment by Suruchi. After completing Lord Indra’s five hundred years Yagya when Rishi Vashisht Ji returned he saw some other sage performing the ritual and he got annoyed. About the same Param Akshar Brahm it is mentioned in Vishnu Puran (part one) Adhyay 22, Shloka 54-55. Likewise, in Satogun dominated place the son born from the union of Maha-Vishnu (Kaal) and Maha-Laxmi (Durga) form is endowed with Satgun and is named Vishnu. 20, No. He while entering into the body of Lord Krishna like a ghost, showed his ghastly form (Gita chapter 11, Shloka 32) when warrior Arjuna resisted fighting battle, Kaal scared Arjuna and forced him to fight the battle and did the whole disaster. He is only the eternal God ie. Reference Shree Vishnu Puran published from Geeta press Gorakhpur, translator is Shree Munilal Gupt. The crow took it and flew, upon crossing the river, another crow saw and attacked him thinking he is carrying a piece of flesh in his beak. [46] In each age, asserts the text, the Vedas are arranged into four, it is challenged, and this has happened twenty eight times already. This description from Vishnu Puran confirms that Rishi Parashar Ji composed Shri Vishnu Puran basis hearsay knowledge. [17] The Padma Purana categorizes Vishnu Purana as a Sattva Purana (Purana which represents goodness and purity).[18]. Six manvantaras, states the text, have already passed, and the current age belong to the seventh. Dimmitt and van Buitenen state that each of the Puranas including the Vishnu Purana is encyclopedic in style, and it is difficult to ascertain when, where, why and by whom these were written:[24]. Download. [13][14] It primarily centers around the Hindu god Vishnu and his avatars such as Krishna, but it praises Brahma and Shiva and asserts that they are dependent on Vishnu. Like most of the other Puranas, this is a complete narrative from the creation of the current universe to its … He only is the composer of its state and rhythm. They are also known as incarnations. Rajendra Hazra, in 1940, assumed that Vishnu Purana is ancient and proposed that texts such as Apasthamba Dharmasutra borrowed text from it. This teaching of the ethics of universal love and service...", NK Devaraja (1970), Contemporary Relevance of Advaita Vedānta, Philosophy East and West, Vol. [13] The text is composed in metric verses or sloka, wherein each verse has exactly 32 syllables, of which 16 syllables in the verse may be free style per ancient literary standards. Today Sant Rampal Das Ji Maharaj is the only incarnation of Supreme God (Param Akshar Brahm) who has descended on earth to liberate souls. He fulfilled his desire with his daughter despite the girl told him that she was born from a fish. Amongst 18 Puranas, Vishnu Puran holds an extremely important place in Hindu scriptures. 10: Matsya: 14,000 verses: An … But instead of peace, unrest rises. The Matsya Purana is one of the eighteen major Puranas (Mahapuranas), and among the oldest and better preserved in the Puranic genre of Sanskrit literature. [36], The Hindu god Vishnu is presented as the central element of this text's cosmology, unlike some other Puranas where Shiva or Brahma or goddess Shakti are. The Vishnu Purana, translated by Horace Hayman Wilson, [1840], at sacred-texts.com. He got to know that his father was brutally murdered by people of other caste. The Bhāgavata is widely recognized as the best known and influential of thePuranas, and is sometimes referred to as the "Fifth Veda". There is a tract, after the battle of Mahabharata, Yudhishtir (the eldest son of Pandavas) was at unrest since he use to have nightmares. The Puranas are known for the intricate layers of symbolism depicted within their stories. It was only the supreme God (KavirDev) who blessed them at that time. [40], Vishnu is described in the first book of Vishnu Purana as, translates Wilson, all elements, all matter in the world, the entire universe, all living beings, as well as Atman (Inner Self, essence) within every living being, nature, intellect, ego, mind, senses, ignorance, wisdom, the four Vedas, all that is and all that is not. Does the worship of Lord Vishnu relieve souls from a vicious cycle of birth and rebirth? Rishi Parashar Ji describes the knowledge of Vishnu Puran to Shree Maitreya Rishi Ji, which had been narrated by Daksh-etc, Munis (seers) to King Purukuts on the bank of river Narmada. Linga Puran        14. Aurav Rishi tells to King Sagadh what ‘Pitras’ have told him. Therefore, they were not far from vices and suffered a lot all through their life. Pious Gita is the most trusted holy scriptures amongst Hindus. 21. The vehicle of Lord Vishnu is Garuda, an eagle. With this, it is clear that the expected Kalki Avatar will not be of Lord Vishnu but of a pious soul sent by Kaal-the devil, owner of these twenty-one Brahamands. Markandeya Puran     17. The best among the Puranas are the Srimad Bhagavata and the Vishnu Purana. [9][5] Vishnu Purana like all Puranas has a complicated chronology. It is said that earth is named ‘Prithvi’ on the name of King ‘Prithu’, also it is mentioned in Vishnu Puran that those who attain human life are even more blessed and fortunate than Deities, since salvation and attainment of God is only possible in human birth and no other life form. Dhruv was five years old when he was worshipping in jungles and was blessed by supreme God (KavirDev) who appeared to him and graced him the throne. Dattatrey Avtaar             6. He used to ill treat his son Prahalad because he does not want him to worship Lord Vishnu but to worship him. Brahma, I, Shiv take birth from your influence only, are not eternal ie. One is Rajogun dominated, second is Satogun dominated and third is Tamogun dominated where this very Kaal-form Brahm, lives by acquiring his Maha-Brahma, Maha-Vishnu and Maha-Shiva form respectively keeping his wife Durga (Prakriti) in the form as a wife as Maha-Savitri, Maha-Laxmi and Maha-Parvati form respectively. Much awaited ‘Kalki Avtar’ which is yet to happen. Only you are immortal, are Prakriti and Sanatani Devi’. She was a young girl of twelve years. It tells the story of Krishna. Once Lord Vishnu Ji to search his father (Kaal-Brahm) as directed by his mother Goddess Durga went to Patal Lok (Nether world), where there was ‘Sheshnaag’. "[27][35], The first Amsha (part) of Vishnu Purana presents cosmology, dealing with the creation, maintenance and destruction of the universe. [33][42], This part of the Vishnu Purana describes spheres above the earth, planets, the sun and the moon. Hiranyakashipu became arrogant and considered himself to be the eternal God. I (Vishnu), Brahma, and Shankar are existing because of your grace. At the same time, Lord Indra (King of Gods) invited Sage Vashisht Ji to lead and perform Yagya for five hundred years. Adhyay 4 Shlok 50 on page 14- then that God Hari becoming equipped with Rajogun, acquiring four-faced Brahma form, created the nature. Varaha Puran        12. He also dies, he is not immortal (Gita Adhyay 8, Shloka 17). The demon confronts Vishnu as Varaha, who is rescuing the earth at the time. Back home the girl apprised her foster mother the whole incident, who further narrated everything to her husband. [57], The third book closes with the legend of Vishnu, through Mayamoha, helping the Devas win over Asuras, by teaching the Asuras heretical doctrines that deny the Vedas, who declare their contempt for the Vedas, which makes them easy to identify and thereby defeat. Vishnu Puran is a great Vaishnavism scripture, a medieval text of Hinduism whose supreme deity is Lord Vishnu. Narada purana, Agni purana and Matsya purana speak highly of this grand scripture. [78][79][80] The theistic Vedanta scholar Ramanuja, according to Sucharita Adluri, incorporated ideas from the Vishnu Purana to identify the Brahman concept in the Upanishads with Vishnu, thus providing a Vedic foundation to the Srivaishnava tradition. He cursed the King Nimi of death, in turn, the king also cursed the same and both died. God Vishnu who presents in Kaal-form and manifested and unmanifested form, this is his childlike exploits. He only is created and he also dies. [11][12], The Vishnu Purana is among the shorter Purana texts, with about 7,000 verses in extant versions. Important:- God Kaal sends his worthy pious souls from his lok. Brahm Kaal himself appears in three forms in Brahm Lok, does spectacle (divine act) and deceives everyone. The properties of pain, ignorance and impurity, Vishnu recites the chant of the Earth, who laughs at and pities the egotistical kings and their blindness to their mortality. Parameshwar worthy to be Worshipped by which souls will be liberated. [33][49], The Vishnu Purana asserts that the Brahmin should study shastras, worship gods and perform libations on behalf of others, the Kshatriya should maintain arms and protect the earth, the Vaishya should engage in commerce and farming, while the Shudra should subsist by profits of trade, service other varnas and through mechanical labor. S.No. READ PAPER. Bhagavad Gita Adhyay 7 Shlok 18: The giver of the knowledge of Gita even called his bhakti as Anuttam (inferior/bad). Important to note here is that even the knowledge of only one brahmand is incomplete. As Kalyug will approach the progressive religion, truth, Holiness, forgiveness, mercy, age, vigor and memory will be abolished. Later devotee Prahalad got married, did true worship and attained the eternal place. He did true worship and attained salvation. he is the one who governs its existence and destruction, Earthquakes will come. Even in the worst situation and despite his father was cruel he did not leave worshipping Lord Vishnu. Matsya Puran 9. Adhyay 2 on page no. [47] Each time, a Veda-Vyasa appears and he diligently organizes the eternal knowledge, with the aid of his students. It is also the sour… 935-936. (...) It is as if they were libraries to which new volumes have been continuously added, not necessarily at the end of the shelf, but randomly. Spirituality & Beliefs Yajna Varaha – denoting yajna (sacrifice) – is seated on a lion-throne and flanked by Bhudevi and Lakshmi. Buddha Avatar            22. But even after performing, all went in vain, reason being vices prevalent amongst all invitees. [16] The actual author(s) and date of its composition are unknown and contested. Kapil Muni Avtar, 5. Performing rituals like ‘Shradh’ & ‘Pind Daan’ are wrong religious practices. [62][63][64] It is dedicated to the legend of Krishna, as an avatar of Vishnu. Vamana Puran          13. The last book of the Vishnu Purana is the shortest, with 8 chapters. The boatman knew well that these sages after performing Sadhana gain spiritual powers and if refused for desired services they might get annoyed and curse and destroy everything. Ref:- Shreemad Bhagwat Gita, published from Geetapress Gorakhpur, translator is Jaidayal Goenka. It is this Kaal (Satan/devil) only who made the fierce battle of Mahabharata happened and is responsible for the whole destruction. The Puranas are known for the intricate layers of symbolism . Important:- With true worship of supreme God (KavirDev) one attains all comforts here in this life as well, and also attains the eternal peace (Salvation). The hatred between great Rishi Vishwamitra and Rishi Vashishtha is not hidden from the world. Since then the color of Lord Vishnu is blue/black. He is able to trace the geneaology of the Solar Dynasty of Kings and has arrived finally at a list of The Garuda Purana is one of the Vishnu Puranas, in the form of a dialog between Vishnu and Garuda, the King of Birds. [25][26], The extant text comprises six aṃśas (parts) and 126 adhyāyas (chapters). Let us first study about the origin of Lord Vishnu. Vayu Puran            6. The mixed knowledge from Adhyay 5 onwards is of the divine acts (leelas) of the Kaal's son Satgun Vishnu and is the knowledge of his incarnations Shri Ram, Shri Krishna, etc. The orator of Vishnu Puran ie. Purana name Verses number Comments; 1: Agni: 15,400 verses: Contains details of Vastu Shastra and Gemology. Only some individuals who will have fear of God will be virtuous. You are the only, you are the creator of this universe (Jagat-Janani), are Prakriti, Bhakti and Sanatani Goddess”. Padma Puran        8. [33][59][60] The text includes the legends of numerous characters such as Shaubhri, Mandhatri, Narmada, sage Kapila, Rama, Nimi, Janaka, Buddha, Satyavati, Puru, Yadu, Krishna, Devaka, Pandu, Kuru, Bharata, Bhisma and others. [45], The initial chapters of the third book of the Vishnu Purana presents its theory of manvantaras, or Manus-ages (each equals about 4.3 million years). :- Every human being is born possessing virtues and vices. Few are:- Adinath, Adishesh, Akshaj, Ameyatma, Amritya, Chakradhar, Chaturbhuj, Dashavatara, Gadhadhar, Narayana, Kamalakar, Harinarayan, Jagannath, Kamalnath, Keshav, Lakshmipati, Lakshmidhar, Liladhar, Loknath, Madhav, Madhuban, Namdev, Narasimha, Padmanaabhan, Padmapati, Parashuram, Pitambar, Purshottam, Ram, Ramakant, Shree Hari etc. Because this knowledge has been imparted by God Kaal-form Brahm himself, who is the originator i.e. Shree Hari Avtaar, 17 Rishi Vedvyas Avtaar      18. He was bearing all atrocities and torture of his father. 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