an important Hindu god, an incarnation of Vishnu, second god of the Hindu trinity
Origin of KrishnaSanskrit k???a, literally , black ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kers-, black, dark
river in S India, flowing from the Western Ghats eastward into the Bay of Bengal: c. 800 mi (1,287 km)
The eighth and principal avatar of Vishnu, often depicted as a handsome young man playing a flute. He appears as a charioteer and adviser of Arjuna in the Bhagavad-Gita.
Origin of KrishnaSanskrit K&rlowdot;&slowdot;&nlowdot;a&hlowdot;, from k&rlowdot;&slowdot;&nlowdot;a-, black.
A river of southern India rising in the Western Ghats and flowing about 1,290 km (800 mi) eastward to the Bay of Bengal.
- (Hinduism) A deity worshiped across many traditions of Hinduism. Krishna is often depicted as a young cowherd boy with a dark or blue complexion playing a flute (as in the Bhagavata Purana) or a youthful prince giving philosophical direction and guidance (as in the Bhagavad Gita) He is the divine speaker of the Bhagavad-gita and the eighth avatar of Vishnu.
- A river in southern India.
- A district in South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
- A male given name and a surname used in India.
From Sanskrit कृष्ण (kṛṣṇá).