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Avatara incarnation descending to earth 10

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Unformatted text preview: human incarnations Rama & Krishna, Epics The Ramayana and - The MahaBharata Symbols: blue body Infinity, benevolent form, royal attire, four hands w/ conch, discus, mace and lotus, Hooded- Serpent The Doctrine of Avatara or Incarnation Avatara, incarnation, descending to earth, 10 incarnations of God Vishnu 1. Theriomorphic (animal or composite forms) and 2. Human incarnations - Rama: To establish dharma, righteousness, good over evil; kills Ravana, the demon king of Lanka Krishna: T...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2014 for the course REL 1002 taught by Professor Prabhavaitc.reddy during the Spring '11 term at GWU.

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