A fundamental belief in Hinduism is that God descends to earth to take birth as human or other forms whenever the good and piety suffer and the evil ones have an upper hand. God protects the good, destroys the evil and restores Dharma (righteousness). Such a person is known as an Avatar.
In Hinduism, Lord Vishnu is the “God who protects”. He is attributed with taking 10 such avatars. They are Matsya, Varaha, Koorma, Vamana, Narasimha, Rama, Parasurama, Krishna, Balarama and Kalki.
Narasimha is the fourth avatar of the Hindu god Vishnu . He is regarded to have incarnated in the form of a part-lion, part-man being to slay Hiranyakasipu, a demon (asura) king to end religious persecution and calamity on earth, thereby restoring dharma.
Prahlada is an asura king in Hindu mythology. He was the son of Hiraṇyakasipu, who disagreed and rebelled against his father. Prahlada became a devotee of Vishnu. This angered Hiraṇyakasipu, who tried to kill the boy—but with each attempt, Prahlada was protected by Viṣṇu’s mystical power. In order to kill Hiraṇyakasipu and not upset the boon given by Brahma, the form of Narasiṃha was chosen.
The mythological story associated with Narasimha Avatar is one of the favourite bed-time stories (originating from Srimad Bhagavata Gita, a holy mythlogical book) told to children by grand mothers and parents from time immemorial. It is a highly captivating story containing lots of morals:
- How unbridled power corrupts human beings
- How even wicked men can at times get the grace of God by their sheer power of penance
- How egotism and indiscriminate usage of power can lead to destruction
- How a child should develop love (“Bhakti”) for God
- How unflinching faith in the benevolent power of God can come to the rescue of a devotee at times of distress
- How God destroys evil and re-establishes righteousness at the appropriate time
Why you should bring these Indian dolls home for your child ?
- Learn through play – An adorable dolls set that engages kids to learn through creative pretend play . It sparks creativity , nurtures curiosity and ignites imagination of a child .
- Helps develop an appreciation for the rich Indian Culture
- Helps to understand about Indian Gods and Goddess in an easy and fun way
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- Refines fine motor skills and gross motor skills
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- Helps channelize the energy levels. The child gets involved completely in this very absorbing play activity
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