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Quotes On Lord Vishnu From Srimad Bhagavata Purana And Vishnu Purana

Nobody knows your essence, worship forms which appear as your incarnations. (Vishnu Purana 1. 4. 17)

Just as from an inexhaustible lake thousands of streams flow on all sides so also from Hari, sum of all reality, come forth countless incarnations. The seers, lawgivers, the gods, the human races, the lord of progeny all are parts of him. (Srimad Bhagavata Purana 1.3.26-27).

I bow down to that Pure Consciousness Divine – a shoreless ocean of happiness, which is All-pervading (Vishnu), the Beloved of Shri, the all-knowing Lord of the Universe, assuming endless forms and yet ever-free, having an inscrutable power to become (apparently) the Cause of creation, maintenance, and dissolution of the universe. (Vakya Vritti)

Desire is never satiated by enjoyment as fire, fed with oil, becomes the more intense. (Vishnu Purana)

Those who do not know this entire world as consciousness in reality see it as material and drift in the ocean of delusion. (Vishnu Purana, 1.4.40)

The earth is upheld by the truthfulness of those who have controlled their passions, and who, always following pious observances, are not sullied by desire, covetousness, and anger. (An important teaching from Purana)