Many scriptures describe how Lord Vishnu got the Sudarshan Chakra - some say that he got it from Shiva; while, other say he got it from Viswakarma.

Now, coming to the description of creation of the universe, when Vishnu manifested in the Anirudhha form; he had held in his four hands, the mace, lotus, shell and the chakra.

So, what is the authentic version of how he got the chakra? How can these stories be reconciled?

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    Possible duplicate of What is the story of the "Sudarśana Chakra"?
    – Mr_Green
    Commented Jun 7, 2016 at 12:22
  • @Mr_Green This is not duplicate. OP wants reconciliation between two different stories of origin of Sudarshana chakra.
    – The Destroyer
    Commented Jun 7, 2016 at 12:25
  • @TheDestroyer it seems the answer in the duplicate post explains everything.
    – Mr_Green
    Commented Jun 7, 2016 at 12:28
  • @MrGreen it doesn't which is why I posted a comment in that answer
    – Surya
    Commented Jun 7, 2016 at 12:34
  • There are lots of Sudarshana Chakras; Para Vasudeva has one, and each of the four Vyuha forms have one. (See my answer here for more information on the Vyuha forms.) So I think Vishwakarma just made one Sudarshana Chakra but Vishnu already had others. Commented Jun 7, 2016 at 12:57


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