Lord Dattatreya: Dattatreya, is a God and paradigmatic Sannyasi (monk) and one of the lords of Yoga in Hinduism. In Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat, Dattatreya is considered to be an avatar (incarnation) of the three Hindu gods Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, collectively known as Trimurti. In other regions, and some versions of texts such as Garuda Purana, Brahma Purana and Sattvata Samhita, he is an avatar of Maha Vishnu. In Dasam Granth, he is considered as Rudra Avtar.