Why Matsya and Kurma avatars are not worshiped like other avatars? Vamana as trivikrama, varaha has temples in south. Rama, Krishna, Balarama and Narasimha avatars are worshiped and many temples are there across India. A separate question was asked about Balarama avatar. Kalki is yet to come.

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  • Temples are different worship is different--How the relationship will come? Understand the question carefully; read the lines fully not in-between and give your views. I have checked the duplicates when I typed the question and then only posted. Sep 26, 2016 at 13:09
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    I said related not duplicate.
    – The Destroyer
    Sep 26, 2016 at 13:13
  • It is not also related--Given the facts where the temples are situated for avatars but in that question they asked for temples for varaha etc. Sep 26, 2016 at 13:15

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The Matsya avatar incarnation was for fetching the stolen Vedas basically and to patent-save the prototype of Srushti-materials by that period Manu, as the Kala (time) was nearing Pralaya by deluge. The Koorma avatar was for providing the Devas their lost glory. As is evident from these fundamental causes, both avatars were not for humans but for celestials ! Hence why should humans worship those forms? Also Varaha avatar is concerned directly with Earth, our dwelling place and evolutionally fits in chronologically too as a starting point until today..! The Lord Varaha has also given instructions through his words called 'Charamasloka' as to how a man can stake his claim for attaining Salvation or Moksha..!

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    Nice answer. Please register on the site. Dec 22, 2016 at 16:12
  • @D.Kothandaraman Answer not suits the question. All the avatars were by Lord Vishnu. Dasavathara temple exists insouth iindia and all avatars are worshipped. Dec 24, 2016 at 17:21

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