Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Dasavatharam -> Explanation of the 10 avtars...

I recently came across this post in one of the communities which interested me to some extent. Here, what had been written was that all 10 characters played by Kamal Hassan in the movie represent the 10 avatars of Hindu mythology. So, lets start off with what I saw.
1.Krishna Avatar - Vincent
Lord Krishna Is Actually A Dalit, He Is Dark-Skinned [Shyamalam]. He Saved Draupadi When She Was Being Violated And He Was The Actual Diplomat In Mahabharatham. Lord Krishna Dies Of An Arrow Striking His Lower Leg. Now Look At How Vincent Was Introduced.. He Appears When Asin Is About To Be Molested And He Saves Her Like Draupadi. Vincent Is The Dalit Diplomat, Fights For Land Issue [Soil Issue To Be Exact] And Dies From The Metal Rod Striking His Leg. Oh Even Five Of Vincent’s Men Are Drugged At P. Vasu’s.. Sounds Familiar???

2.Balarama Avatar - Balaram Nadar
This Is An Easy Given. As The Name Suggests And The Role Personifies You Can Easily Get It.

3.Mathsya Avatar - Rangaraja Nambi
Nambi Is Thrown Into Water In An Act Of Trying To Save Lord From Being Thrown Into Sea, Though Vainly.

4.Varaha Avatar - Krishnaveni
During The Mukunda Song, Krishnaveni Paatti Does Varaha Avatar In The Shadow Puppetry. The Frame Freezes On It For A Second. There Is The Clue. Moreover, In Varaha Avatar Lord Actually Hides Earth So As To Protect Life Forms. Here Too Krishnaveni Hides The Germs - Life Form Inside The Statue So As To Protect.

5.Vamana Avatar - Kaliph-Ullah
Remember In Vamana Avatar, Lord Vishnu Takes The Vishvaroopa, That Is The Giant Form! Hence The Giant Kaliph-Ullah Here Symbolises Vamana Avatar.

6.Parasurama Avatar - Christian Fletcher
Parasurama Is Actually On An Angry Killing Spree And Killed 21 Generations Of The Particular Kshatriya Vamsa. Hence The Real Killer… Guess What Thats What Our Fletcher Is! He Comes Around With The Gun [Modern Upgrade For Axe] And Kills Everyone Around. I Have To Check If He Kills 21 People Though.

7.Narasimha Avatar – Shingen [Japanese martial arts master]
First Of All The Name Itself Is A Play On The Words Singam [Means Lion In Tamil] And Narasimha [The Avatar Being Symbolised]. Lord Narasimha Manifests Himelf To Kill The Bad Guy And He Also Teaches Prahaladha. In The Movie, He Shows Up To Kill The Killer Fletcher! And Is Also A Teacher.. Lord Narasimha Had To Kill The Asura With Bare Hands And Hence The Martial Arts Exponent Here..

8.Rama Avatar - Avathar Singh
Lord Rama Stands For The One Man One Woman Maxim, Kind Of Symbolizing True Love.. Here Avatar Portrays That Spirit By Saying That He Loves His Woman More Than Anything And Wants To Live For Her.

9.Kalki Avatar - Govind
As You Know, The Hero In Kaliyug Can Be None Other Than The Kalki Avatar!!!

10.Koorma Avatar – George Bush
This Is The Most Loose Adaptation I Couldn’t Clearly Comprehend. But If You Look At The Real Koorma Avatar, The Lord Is The Turtle/Tortoise That Helps In Stirring The Ksheera Sagara And Bringing Out The Amruth. This Essentially Creates War Among The Devas And Asuras. Similarly Today Bush Facilitates War Between You Know Whom… May Be Kamal Also Indicates That This Avatar Is A Bit Dumb Like The Tortoise…