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Urukraman Avatar of Vishnu – About Urukraman Manifestation of Vishnu

Majority of us are aware of the 10 avatars of Vishnu. But Bhagvan Srihari Vishnu has taken innumerable other manifestations. On such avatar is Urukraman. Information about this manifestation is found in the Garuda Purana.

As per Garuda Purana, he was born to Nabhi and Meru. The aim of this manifestation was to impart knowledge of self realization to all the women in the world. He imparted knowledge to all women.

As per Garuda Purana this is the eighth minor avatar of Vishnu.

Urukraman is mentioned in the first chapter of Garuda Maha Puranam.

This avatar is associated with spiritual knowledge. Numerous unknown incarnations of Lord Vishnu are associated with knowledge especially the knowledge which will help living beings escape from the cycle of birth and death.