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Vishnu is identical to the metaphysical concept called?Brahman, who takes various?avatars?as “the preserver, protector” whenever the world is threatened with evil, chaos, and destructive forces.?His avatars most notably include?Rama?in the?Ramayana?and?Krishna?in the?Mahabharata. He is also known as?Narayana,?Ananta,?Keshava, Trilokinath, Ishtadeva,?Jagannath, Vasudeva,?Vithoba, and?Hari. Agama scripture?Pancharatra?describes mode of worship of Vishnu. Anushasana Parva of Mahabharata provides a list of 1,000 names of Vishnu known as?Vishnu Sahasranama. He is one of the five equivalent deities worshipped in?Panchayatana puja?of the?Smarta Tradition?of Hinduism