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Matsya with the Vedas as infants

Shraddhadeva Manu

Biblical Noah?

In the Bhagavata and Matsya puranas, Vishnu reveals himself and informs the king of a "great flood" where "earth, ether and heaven will be flooded by the all-devouring ocean; When the three worlds are submerged in the waters of annihilation." Vishnu sends a "big boat" to protect Manu's family, the saptarishi, nine types of seeds, and animals to repopulate the earth—after the deluge ends...