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A mural of Prahlada

Prahlada (Sanskrit: प्रह्लाद, romanized: Prahlāda), In Hinduism, was a prince who was very devoted to Vishnu. His father, Hiranyakashipu, was a powerful demon who wanted his son to worship him instead. But Prahlada refused, and he continued to worship Vishnu.[1] Hiranyakashipu tried to kill Prahlada many times, but Vishnu always protected him. Finally, Vishnu appeared in his Narasimha avatar, a half-man, half-lion form, and killed Hiranyakashipu.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 www.wisdomlib.org (2013-05-29). "Prahlada, Prahlāda, Prāhlāda: 24 definitions". www.wisdomlib.org. Retrieved 2022-09-10.