Kurma (Sanskrit: कूर्म; Kūrma, 'turtle', 'tortoise') is one of the avatars, or incarnations, of Vishnu, as a giant turtle. Also known as 'KurmaRaja' ('Tortoise King').
Kurma appears supporting Mount Mandara in the Churning of the Ocean of Milk.
Also synonymous with Akupara, the world-turtle supporting the Earth.
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