Dashavatar fast Story, Importance, Method of Worship
Friends Krishna has said in a verse from the fourth chapter of Gita-
यदा यदा हि धर्मस्य ग्लानिर्भवति भारत ।
अभ्युत्थानमधर्मस्य तदात्मानं सृजाम्यहम् ॥
This means, O Bharat, whenever religion starts to get lost and lawlessness grows, then I create myself, that is, I am born. For the protection of human beings, the destruction of the wicked and the re-establishment of religion, I descend into different eras (Period).
According to Hindu religious texts, when sins increase on the earth, then God Himself incarnates in the world and ends sins. The Dashavatar story has special significance in the scriptures, by doing this, all the troubles of life are removed, and man gets salvation.
Dashavatar fast is observed on the Shukla Paksha Dashami month of Bhadrapada month. According to mythological beliefs, Lord Sri Hari, the creator of the universe, is considered to be the 10 major incarnations of Vishnu. Which is famous in Hindu religious texts as Dashavatar of Lord Vishnu.
Today we are telling you about the Dashavatar of Lord Vishnu and the story. He has taken 9 avatars out of 10 major incarnations, while the 10th major avatar is yet to be in Kaliyuga.
Dashavatar fast Story, Importance, Method of Worship
Any person who fasts to Lord Vishnu on this day with full devotion and devotion must get salvation from all the sins of life, and overcome all the difficulties of his life and lead a blissful life.
Lord Vishnu Dashavatara
1. Matsya Avatar (Pisces)
Matsya, the fish incarnation, is the first incarnation of Lord Vishnu, according to the belief that when the knowledge of Vedas came out of the mouth of Prajapati Brahma, just before the Holocaust in the universe, Asura Hayagreeva stole that knowledge and hid it in the depths of the sea. Lord Vishnu came to Matsya avatar and retrieved the Vedas and installed them.
2. Tortoise Avatar
The Kurma avatar is also known as the ‘Kachhap Avatar’ (avatar in the form of a turtle). In this, Lord Vishnu appeared as a turtle. In this incarnation, Lord Vishnu held the Mandar mountain on his armor at the time of the ocean churning of Kshirsagar. In the churning, with the help of Lord Vishnu, Mandar Parvat and the serpent named Vasuki, fourteen gems were received to the Devas and Asuras.
3. Varaha Avatar
According to religious texts, Lord Vishnu took the next incarnation as Varaha. In ancient times, when the monster Hiranyaksha took the earth and hid it in the sea. Then Lord Vishnu appeared in the form of Varaha from Brahma’s nose. All the gods and sages praised this form of God.
On the insistence of everyone, Lord Varaha started searching for the earth. With the help of his snout, he found the earth and by going inside the sea on his teeth, he brought the earth out.
4. Narsingha Bhagwan
Narasimha, Nara + Singh (“Manav-Singh”) is considered in the Puranas to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. In this incarnation, Lord Vishnu appeared as half human and half lion.
Whose head and torso belonged to humans. But the face and claws were like lions. In the Narasimha avatar, he killed his father Rakshasa Hiranyakashipu to protect his devotee Prahlada.
5. Vamana Avatar
Vamana was the fifth incarnation of Vishnu and the first incarnation of Treta Yuga. Along with this, he was the first incarnation of Vishnu who appeared as a child in human form. He had asked for three posts of land in charity from King Bali, grandson of Prahlada, and in three steps Vamana had measured all three looks with his feet and broke the pride of King Bali.
This was the 6th incarnation of Lord Vishnu, in this incarnation Parashurama was the son of King Prasenjit’s daughter Renuka and Bhrigu dynasty Jamadagni. He is also known as ‘Jamadagnya’, being the son of Jamadagni, he was an ardent devotee of Shiva.
Pleased with his devotion, Lord Shankar gave the Parshu weapon, his name was Rama and because of taking the Parshu, he was called Parashurama. He was born to save the world from the egoistic destruction of the Kshatriyas by destroying the Kshatriyas.
7. Shri Ram
One of the ten incarnations of Vishnu is Maryada Purushottam Lord Shriram. Rama was the son of King Dasaratha of Ayodhya and his first queen Kaushalya, Maharishi Valmiki wrote the story of Rama in the Sanskrit epic Ramayana. Tulsi Das composed the devotional poetry Shri Ramcharit Manas.
8. Shri Krishna
Yashoda’s son Shri Krishna was an incarnation of Vishnu, the scripture contains stories of Lord Krishna’s pastimes. He appeared in Mathura as the son of Devaki and Vasudeva, Shri Krishna was the charioteer of Arjuna in the war of Mahabharata. His sister Subhadra was the wife of Arjuna. He preached the Gita to Arjuna before the war.
9. Lord Buddha
Buddha is one of the Dashavataras of Lord Vishnu. He is also called Gautama Buddha, Mahatma Buddha, he is considered the founder of Buddhism. He was born as the son of Shakya Naresh Shuddhodhana of the Kshatriya clan. His name was Siddhartha. After his marriage, Gautam Buddha left the child Rahul and wife Yashodhara and went on the path of liberating the world from attachment and misery.
10. Kalki Avatar
According to the Kalki Purana, this incarnation of Vishnu will be born at the end of Kali Yuga. After that, all sins and bad deeds will be eliminated from the earth. This incarnation is believed to be the last incarnation of Lord Vishnu. After this, Satyug will come again.
Dashavatar fast story
Lord Shri Krishna says – O king! At the beginning of Satyuga, there used to be a sage named Bhrigu. His wife Divya was a very compassionate woman. She was the beauty of the ashram and continued to do her homework. She followed the orders of Maharishi Bhrigu. Bhrigu Ji was also very happy with him.
At some point in the battle of Devasur, the great fear was caused to the Asuras due to Lord Vishnu. All those Asuras came to him to seek the refuge of Maharishi Bhrigu. Maharishi Bhrigu went to the northern part of the Himalayas for the purpose of attaining Sanjivani-Vidya himself by entrusting his Agnihotra etc. to his wife.
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To win the Maharishi, the demon king Bali forever, he wanted to worship Lord Shankar and attain Sanjeevani-Vidya. At the same time, Lord Vishnu appeared on the Garuda and appeared there and started killing the demons.
In an instant, they destroyed the demons. Seeing this, Bhrigu’s wife Divya agreed to curse God. The words of curses were about to come out of his mouth, that Lord Vishnu cut off his head from the wheel.
Then Maharishi Bhrigu also came thereafter finding Sanjeevani-Vidya. Then he saw that all the demons have been killed and my wife has also been killed. Blinded by anger, Maharishi Bhrigu cursed Lord Vishnu that ‘you will be born ten times in the human world.
Lord Shri Krishna said – Due to the curse of Maharishi Bhrigu, I repeatedly take a new incarnation to protect this world. Humans who worship me devotionally, they get famous in this world and get a place in heaven.
“Omnipresent, holding the ten incarnations, Lord of the whole world, O Lord Vishnu! I have come to your shelter. Hey, God! You are happy with me I do my devotion because you are happy only by devotion. I have given myself to you, take me to your abode.
- In the morning, after bathing, take a bath and wear clean and washed clothes.
- On this day, for Dashavatar worship, gather material like Roli, Akshat, lamp, flower, garland, coconut, Naivedya, camphor, fruits, Ganga water, Yagyopaveet, Kalash, tulsi dal, white sandalwood, turmeric, yellow and white cloth, etc.
- Keep it
- One should remember Lord Vishnu and light a lamp in front of Vishnu’s idol.
- Worship Lord Vishnu by making Panchamrit. Worship Lord Vishnu and worship.
- On this day, recitation of the mantra of Lord Vishnu, Kirtan, remembrance, Darshan, Vishnu Stotra, etc. must be recited.
- The story of Dashavatar must be read and heard or told to others.
In this way, friends do this fast, enjoy the joy of God in this world, get rid of birth and death, and always reside in Vishnu Lok. This fast must be observed once in a lifetime. Doing this brings immense pleasure.