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This airticle is aboot the concept in Hinduism. For the 2009 film, see Avatar (2009 film). For the computin uise, see Avatar (computin). For ither uses, see Avatar (disambiguation).

An avatar (Sanskrit: अवतार, IAST: avatāra) is a concept in Hinduism an it means "strynd", an refers tae the appearance or incarnation o a deity on yird.[1][2]

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  1. James Lochtefeld (2002), "Avatar" in The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Vol. 1: A-M, Rosen Publishing, ISBN 0-8239-2287-1, pages 72-73
  2. Geoffrey Parrinder (1997). Avatar and Incarnation: The Divine in Human Form in the World's Religions. Oneworld. pp. 19–20. ISBN 978-1-85168-130-3.