Samudra manthan and the Kurma avatar of Vishnu

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Samudra manthan and the Kurma avatar of Vishnu

The following article is directly embedded from Wikipedia, since the entry there is quite exhaustive. This story of ocean churning is a classical mythological story from the Bhagavata Purana, the Mahabharata and the Vishnu Purana, and is often narrated when talking about the different avatars of Vishnu. This story mentions different creatures like serpents, turtles, fragrant flowers, Tulsi plant etc. The story is analogous to the 6 days of creation story in Christianity and explains creation of various creatures as well as planetary bodies in the nearby universe.


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