matsya
   See pancha makara.

Encyclopedia of Hinduism. . 2007.

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  • Matsya — ist ein mythologischer Fisch im Hinduismus und die erste Inkarnation Vishnus. Die Puranas berichten darüber in verschiedenen Versionen. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Matsya — This article concerns the Hindu avatar. For the ancient kingdom, see Matsya Rajya. For other uses, see Matsya (disambiguation). Matsya Incarnation of Vishnu as a Fish, from a devotional text Knowledge Dev …   Wikipedia

  • Matsya — Dans l hindouisme, Matsya est le premier avatar de Vishnou. D après le Shatapatha brâhmana, sous la forme d un petit poisson trouvé dans une rivière, Matsya dit à Manu de construire un bateau pour survivre au Déluge. Arrivé sur le rivage, Manu le …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Matsya — ▪ Hinduism       (Sanskrit: “Fish”), first of the 10 avatars (incarnations) of the Hindu god Vishnu. In this appearance Vishnu saved the world from a great flood. Manu, the first man, caught a little fish that grew to giant size and revealed… …   Universalium

  • matsya — मत्स्य …   Indonesian dictionary

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  • mátsya — मत्स्य …   Indonesian dictionary

  • Matsya —    The first avatar of Vishnu, when in the guise of a fish he intervened to save Manu Vaivasvata, the Aryan, from the consequences of the Deluge.    Subsequently he destroyed Haya Griva, an underwater demon who had stolen the Vedas. A possible… …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Matsya purāṇa — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda El Matsia puraná es el primero y más antiguo de todos los textos Puraṇás. Matsya Avatar (ca 1870), pintura de Uttar Pradesh (India), actualmente en el museo V A) de Londres …   Wikipedia Español

  • Matsya (disambiguation) — Matsya means fish in Sanskrit. It signifies the first avatar of Vishnu in Hindu mythology. It also can refer to either: Matsya Rajya, ancient kingdom Matsya Purana, the first and the oldest of all the Puranas and Hindu scriptures and texts See… …   Wikipedia

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