In Hindu Mythology god Vishnu is the preserver and protector of creation. In the Trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, Vishnu is the embodiment of mercy and goodness, the self-existent, all-pervading power that preserves the universe and maintains the cosmic order Dharma. Goddess Laxmi is the wife of Lord Vishnu. In Hindu Mythology God Vishnu is famous with various Aavatars.
- Matsya or the Fish incarnation : In this Avatar Vishnu saved the Saint Vaivaswata.
- Kurma or the Turtle incarnation : at the Churning of the Ocean, Vishnu as Kurma offered his back as a pivot on which to rest the Mount Mandara, used as a churning stick by gods and demons.
- Varaha or the Boar incarnation of Vishnu : demon Hiranyaksha was Killed.
- Narasingha or the Lion incarnation : As a creature who was half-lion and half-man.
- Vamana or the Dwarf incarnation : Demon Bali was Killed.
- Parasurama : He killed the King Kartavirya, who had stolen the holy cow Kamadhenu.
- Ram : He killed the demon King Ravana, who had abducted Sita.
- Krishna : He killed Kansa, son of a demon and the tyrannical King of Mathura.
- Buddha : Vishnu incarnated to remove suffering from the world.
- Kalki : still to come at the end of the Kaliyuga or the present age of decline.
Here is the list of Vishnu Avatars: