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SB 4.1 states that Lord Vishnu and Goddess Laxmi incarnated as siblings Yajña and Dakṣiṇā. They were actually children of Ruchi and Akuti. But, Svāyambhuva Manu brought home Yajña, and Ruci, his son-in-law kept Dakṣiṇā. Yajña and Dakṣiṇā later got married.

The above incident is from Svāyambhuva-manvantara, the beginning of creation. Are there any instances where god and his consort incarnated as siblings in Vaivasvata-manvantara? If yes, whom they got married?

  • Draupadi was incarnation of Sri. And Krishna, of Vishnu. Krishna and Draupadi are not direct siblings, but "sibling-like", since Arjuna was Krishna's brother-in-law, thru Subhadra, who was Krishna's sister. – user16581 Nov 20 '19 at 18:14
  • Draupadi was not an incarnation of Laxmi..she was an incarnation of celestial Sri i.e. Sachi (Indra's wife).. @LazyLubber – YDS Nov 21 '19 at 2:56
  • Could not find the verse in BORI edition. sanskritdocuments.org/mirrors/mahabharata/txt/mbh01.itx – user16581 Nov 21 '19 at 3:24
  • The linked post has Sanskrit verse as well from 3 places of Mahabaharata and Markandeya Purana.. – YDS Nov 21 '19 at 4:46
  • I could not find the first reference in BORI, as I mentioned earlier. The second reference in that link is actually saying that Draupadi is Lakshmi. How Lakshmi became Sachi, I have no idea. For the third reference, it would be helpful if you can give the sanskrit verse from svargarohanika parva. As for the purANa, I would probably ignore it, if the Mbh says diffetently. – user16581 Nov 21 '19 at 5:28

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