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Old 05-29-2008, 09:42 AM   #1
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Do you know what is the original meaning of 'avatar'?

Avatar is a Sanskrit word.

According to Hinduism Avatar means the different forms of a God or Goddess in different incarnations.

The god Vishnu, the preserver of the universe has ten avatars.

The ten avatars of Vishnu are Matsya or the Fish incarnation, Kurma or the Turtle incarnation, Varaha or the Boar incarnation of Vishnu, Narasingha or the Lion incarnation, Vamana or the Dwarf incarnation, Parasurama, Ram, Krishna, Buddha, Kalki.

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Old 05-29-2008, 10:57 AM   #2
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our vishnus go to eleven...
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Old 05-29-2008, 11:04 AM   #3
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According to Hinduism Avatar means the different forms of a God or Goddess in different incarnations.
Around here, most of them have taken the form of cats.
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Old 05-29-2008, 11:07 AM   #4
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our vishnus go to eleven...


Spinal Tap. Very nice.
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Labotomy, even better, what say you b.t., you up for it?

Interesting, radhuni
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Old 05-29-2008, 07:36 PM   #6
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An interesting bit of info treated badly.
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