Lord Vishnu appears in 10 avatars on the Ram Lalla idol

Represents preservation and the rescue of knowledge during the cosmic flood.

Matsya (The Fish) 

Symbolizes support and stability during the churning of the cosmic ocean.

Kurma (The Tortoise)

Illustrates the rescue of the Earth and restoration of dharma.  

Varaha (The Boar)

Signifies the simultaneous existence of man and animal, and the triumph of good over evil. 

Narasimha (The Man-Lion) 

Represents humility and the control of ego, as well as the restoration of balance.  

Vamana (The Dwarf)

Embodies the destruction of tyranny and the restoration of dharma through warfare.  


Exemplifies righteousness, duty, and adherence to dharma, as depicted in the Ramayana.  

Rama (The Prince of Ayodhya)

Represents divine love, compassion, and the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita.  

Krishna (The Divine Cowherd)

Some traditions include Lord Buddha as an avatar, emphasizing non-violence, compassion, and enlightenment.

Buddha (The Enlightened One)

Anticipated to appear in the future, Kalki symbolizes the end of the current age, the destruction of evil forces.

Kalki (The Future Warrior)