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Vishnu appears on earth in various avatars, but only Rama and the Buddha play a significant role. He contains and balances good and evil and preserves the divine order of the universe. He wears a seven-headed cobra and holds a lotus flower, conch shell, spinning disc and a mace. He also bears a caste mark on his forehead.

Krishna, in his Narasimha avatar, usually depicted with a lion's head, many arms, a wreath of venomous snakes, and a whole lotta carnage.

Vaisnava tilak. We mark our bodies to remember Krishna and a reminder that every body is a temple in which Krishna's form as Paramatma dwells.