Vishnu Suktham again describes the principle of Vishnu. Sketchy description of Vishnu in Human form is found in the Puranas, especially in the Vishnu Purana, Dhuruva Stuthi describes Vishnu's Form, but does not provide details about His Ornaments and marks . Gopala Uttara Tapini Upanishad( 75-78) has the first reference to Lord Vishnu's Form. 'His feet bear the auspicious signs of a celestial standard, a royal parasol. His chest is adorned by srivatsa locks of hair, the brilliantly shining kaustubha gem and rows of forest-flower garlands (vanamala). His four hands hold shankha (conch), chakra (discus), gada (mace) and padma (lotus).
Puranas, compiled by Veda Vyasa are said to be the body pats of Lord Vishnu. Here is the description. 1.Brahma Purana - Head 2.Padma Purana - Heart. 3.Vishnu Purana Right Hand. 4.Shiva Purana Left Hand. 5.Bhagavatha Purana- Thighs. 6.Naradha Purana- -Navel. 7.Markandeya Purana- … Continue reading Puranas As Body Parts Of Vishnu List
It grew lager than the receptacles irrespective of the size of the receptacle. Manu realized it was Lord Vishnu and Lord Vishnu explained to him about the theft of the Vedas and assigned Manu the task of collecting Herbs, seeds of plants and animals with the help of the Divine serpent Vasuki and he Saptha Rishis. Seven Sages. As Manu went about this job, Vishnu Killed Somakuda ,restored the Vedas and handed them back to Brahma. * This part about Somakudu stealing is in some versions. Generally this Avatar is to save the world from Deluge.
Vamana as He measured the world is called Trivikrama, One who Has won the three worlds. He blessed Mahabali and granted his desire to visit his Kingdom once in a year. This day is celebrated as Onam festival in Kerala. The exact place where Lord Vamana took His first step is in Kerala.at Thirikakara. It is located 10 km north-east of Ernakulam between Thrissur-Ernakulam highway (NH 47), This is one of the 10 Vaishnava Divya Desams.
He was a great devotee of Lord Vishnu. He wanted to meditate. He chose a place in, what is now Kerala,in the Western Ghats Govinda Mala. When Parashurma threw his Axe to gain land for him to live, the Axe also cleaved the Western Ghats into two,Thenamala and Vada Mala(Southern Mountain and the Northern Mountain). The Gap between the two ranges is Palakkad,Kerala.