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Avatars (Religion)

LC control 85010505
Topical headingAvatars (Religion)
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See alsoIncarnation
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Found inGoogle search, Aug. 28, 2006 (Definitions found on the Web: "An earthly manifestation of one of the gods in human or animal form, eg, Krishna is an avatar of Vishnu, Jesus is an avatar of Jehovah"; "Avatar is the Incarnation of God or gods on this earth to come for some purpose. After fulfilling the purpose, the Incarnation goes away to Heaven"; "An incarnation of a god on earth, usually in human, but sometimes in animal, form."