Significance of Number 10 in Hinduism
The Ten Avatars of Vishnu
Hinduism teaches that the god Vishnu will be reincarnated ten times.
Vishnu has been reincarnated nine times.
The final and tenth time is yet to come.
Kalki is expected to be arriving riding on a white horse at the end of Kali Yuga.
Kalki will destroy all evil and a new age will begin called “Satya Yurga”. Kali Yuga is the time period we are in now.
|Matsya – The Fish|
|Kurma – The Turtle|
|Varaha – The boar|
|Narasimha – The Man-Lion|
|Vamana – The Dwarf Brahmin|
|Kalki – this final reincarnation has not yet happened.|
9 in. x 12 in.
19th century painting from India; in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
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