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This tag is used whenever one asks a question regarding Nara-Narayana rishis from Puranas or Itihasas, or any cosmology related to them.

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What is the story of Indra going to Nara-Narayana Rishis for aid, as mentioned in Mahabharata?

I know that Bhishma narrates this story to Duryodhana. Please give me the reference from the Mahabharata if you can. It would help.
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Muktika Upanishad

Narayana Upanishad listed as 18th out of 108 Upanishads in Muktika Upanishad which is discussion between Rama and Anjaneya. In 4th chapter of Narayana Upanishad, it’s said as Narayana as Devaki putra, ...
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Which other manifestations of god Vishnu besides Parshurama, are associated with the 'Akshaya-Tritya'?

The third lunar day of the bright fortnight of Vaishaka month (Vaishakha Shukla Paksha Tritiya), is celebrated as Akshaya Tritiya. This answer, citing Wikipedia, claims that Vishnu took the form of ...
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Was Surya's son Karna with his Kavachakundala as strong as Krishna and Arjuna taken together?

Was Surya so powerful in the Mahabharata even Nara (Arjuna) and Narayana (Krishna) together could not defeat his son when he had all his power?
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Did the worship of Adi Parashakti come in the later Yugas?

I have heard that in the Satya Yuga only Narayana was worshipped although there were devatas. Here I'm talking about the supreme God. Is it Narayana or Adi Parashakti? It can't be both I'm sure.
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