Everything emanates from Me. Might resides in Sankarshana Balarama ; mildness in Gada; and as regards Pradyumna, he surpasses even myself in beauty of person. Politics within the Yadava Chiefs[ edit ] Mahabharata, Book 12, Chapter 80 I never behave with slavish obsequiousness towards my kinsmen by flattering speeches about their prosperity.
Krishna is the infinite source of all living beings and we are His eternal infinitesimal parts and parcels. Present day Krishna worship is an amalgam of various elements.
Krishna also established a tie-up of Yadavas with the Pandavasa faction of Kuruswho were fighting against the established Kuru Kingdom. He, on the other hand, on whose side they do range themselves, achieves everything. The kingdom prospered by sea trade with seafaring kingdoms.
At last they had to flee from their native kingdom to the south and to the west. The last element seems to have been Krishna Gopijanavallabha, Krishna the lover of the Gopis, among whom Radha occupies a special position. Weapons cleave it not, fire consumeth it not; the waters do not drench it, nor doth the wind waste it.
Mahabharata, Book 5, Chapter Mahabharata, Book 14, Chapter 16 I made thee listen to truths that are regarded as mysteries. Krishna as a philosopher[ edit ] Krishna giving 'Updesha' to Arjuna on the battlegrounds of Kurukshetra.
He was very naughty as a child and is believed to mischievously hide the clothes of Gopis. Some people think that God is the Brahman, or the formless and eternal manifestation of spiritual energy. A Survey of Hinduism. Krishna forgives Jara and dies.
This is cited as an example of divine Love. It is unchangeable, all-pervading, stable, firm, and eternal. For, being free from pairs of opposites, he is easily released from the bonds of action. The holder of Gadiva then will be fired with wrath and the dull-headed and wicked Duryodhana, with his partisans and friends that will meet his fate.
Among the most common names are Mohan "enchanter"; Govinda "chief herdsman",  and Gopala "Protector of the 'Go'", which means "Soul" or "the cows". Pacifying his kinsmen when Arjuna eloped with the Yadava Princess Subhadra[ edit ] Mahabharata, Book 1, Preparations for the Kurukshetra War[ edit ] Mahabharata, Book 5, Chapter 5 As we are desirous of adopting a politic course, this is, no doubt, our first duty; a man acting otherwise would be a great fool.
These soldiers, irresistible in battle, shall be sent to one of you and I alone, resolved not to fight on the field, and laying down my arms, will go to the other.
He is the all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-merciful being. At Devaki's wedding, according to Puranic legends, Kansa is told by fortune tellers that a child of Devaki would kill him.
Mahabharata, Book 14, Chapter 16 On one occasion, a Brahmana came to us. The only thing which can bind Him is the loving devotional service of His devotees.
A devotee who has thus surrendered his whole being to Me covets not the position of Brahma, the position of Indra, the position of an Emperor, sovereignty over the nether regions, the eight Siddhis mystic powers of Yoga, nay, not even salvation, where there is no return to this world, apart from Me.
Ecka term that literally means the place where Krishna "gave up his body". Krishna begins the novel as a prententions, overly elabourate, occasionally arrogant, smug and slightly pompous young man who seems foolishly, anxiously obsessed with perfections.
He belonged to the Daitya clan of Asuras. His iconography typically depicts him with black, dark, or blue skin, like Vishnu.
Several statues made according to these guidelines are in the collections of the Government Museum, Chennai. We are also aware of his love of routine and habits at the start of the novel and Krishna is presented to us very much as the picture of an English-educated Indian.For this assistance, Krishna in turn helped the Pandavas to win the Kurukshetra War against the Kurus headed by Duryodhana.
Thus the rule of the Pandava Yudhishthira was re-established by Krishna at Indraprastha, the modern-day Delhi. 70 rows · Krishna: Summary: The novel is principally about Krishna’s development as.
Krishna has appeared in the following books: The Bhagavad Gita, The Krishna Key, Radheya (राधेय), The Bhagavad Gita: Royal Science of God-Realization, Go.
The anecdotes and narratives of Krishna's life are generally titled as Krishna Leela.
He is a central character in the Mahabharata, the Bhagavata Purana and the Bhagavad Gita, and is mentioned in many Hindu philosophical, theological, and mythological texts. The timeline below shows where the character Krishna appears in The Bhagavad Gita.
The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Krishna is God, the Supreme Personality of Godhead. He is the original and primeval person who is simultaneously expanded everywhere throughout existence and yet is still situated in His eternal abode in His original, transcendental form.Download