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... Preserver, protecting the world. When needed, Vishnu descends to Earth as an
avatar, or incarnation. Nine have appeared so far: Matsya, Kurma (tortoise),
Varah (boar), Narasimha (man-lion), Vamana (dwarf), Parashurama, Rama,
Krishna, and Buddha. A tenth, Kalki, will appear with a flaming sword to sa ...