- The cunning god who tricks demon Bhasmasur and saves Lord Shiv! The wise god who teaches sage Durvasa the lesson of a lifetime! The gentle lord who rescues Gajendra from the clutches of a crocodile! Vishnu is one of the powerful trinity the highest lords of the universe. However, though Brahma has created the universe and Shiva can destroy it, it is up to Vishnu to preserve the universe. Vishnu sorts out all the tricky issues for his friends and devotees, restoring order in the universe. All these, in the tales of Vishnu.