Vāmanadeva


Vāmanadeva
name of a god
the Supreme Lord’s fifth incarnation as a dwarf brāhmaṇa, to whom Bali Mahārāja surrendered everything.

✍ The history of Bali Mahārāja and his charity to Vāmanadeva is described in the Eighth Canto of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.

✍ Śukrācārya knew that Vāmanadeva was Viṣṇu Himself, pretending to be a beggar.


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