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Vishnu Matsya Avatar, Vishnu's fish avatar.

Matsya - 1st avatar of Vishnu, the fish

Matsya, the first avatar of Lord Vishnu, who appeared in the form of a fish.

Sri Hari Vishnu appears as Matsya Avatar (fish incarnation). Vintage Indian art.

The Lord of Śvetadvīpa has immense potency for creation and destruction. Being Baladeva Himself, the original form of Saṅkarṣaṇa, is the original form of the Lord of Śvetadvīpa.

Matsya, the Fish Avatara (The Ten Incarnations of Lord Vishnu)

Segundo o Hinduísmo, Vishnu configura 10 avatares, que aparecem ao mundo quando um grande mal ameaça a Terra; foram eles: Matsya, o Peixe; Kurma, a Tartaruga; Varaha, o Javali; Narasimha, o Homem-Leão; Vamana, o Anão; Parashurama, o Homem com o machado; Rama, o arqueiro; Krishna; Buda, o Iluminado (Sidarta Gautama); Kalki, o espadachim montado a cavalo que ainda está por vir.

Lord Vishnu with the Ten Avatars

Wood engraving from 1790's. "The first Indian avatar, denominated that of Matse; representing the incarnation of Veeshnu in the form of a fish." Herman Melville in Moby Dick writes of "Vishnoo, who, by the first of his ten earthly incarnations, has for ever set apart and sanctified the whale" (Ch. 82).