First of the Vishnu’s avatars that is described to be half fish and half man. The story of a great deluge is found in many civilizations across the earth. It is often related to the Genesis narrative of the flood and Noah's Ark, similar stories are associated this avatar where he fights off a demon to save the earth. The Darwinian theory states that life begins in the ocean and then in stages evolves and moves on to form land animals.
The mythologies that surround the deity ‘Vishnu’ who is known as "The Preserver" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Shiva are diverse. As per ancient texts and believes he is the supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe. Whenever the world is threatened with evil, chaos, and destructive forces, Vishnu descends in the form of an avatar (incarnation) to restore the cosmic order. The mythologies give in-depth descriptions of his ten avatars over the eons. Each of his incarnations have peculiar characteristics, if you look below the surface you would notice a distinctive similarity between the gradual progressions of his avatars and the Theory of evolution proposed by Darwin. These serious of masks were created to draw parallels between the two, theory and mythology.
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