Origin of KrishnaSanskrit k???a, literally , black from Indo-European base an unverified form kers-, black, dark
an important Hindu god, an incarnation of Vishnu, second god of the Hindu trinity
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;ah 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).
- KRISHNA (the Dark One), an incarnation of Vishnu, or rather the form in which Vishnu himself is the most popular object of worship throughout northern India.
- 1199, was less intolerant of the Linga cult than Ramanuja, but seems rather to have aimed at a reconciliation of the Saiva and Vaishnava forms of worship. The Madhvas or Madhvacharis favour Krishna and his consort as their special objects of adoration, whilst images of Siva, Parvati, and their son Ganesa are, however, likewise admitted and worshipped in some of their temples, the most important of which is at Udipi in South Kanara, with eight monasteries connected with it.
- Of still later date are the popular developments of the modern cult of Krishna associated with Radha, as found in the Vishnu Purana.
- It is not without reason, therefore, that those two schools, the older and the younger, are commonly called the Black (krishna) and the White (sukla) Yajus respectively.
- Krishna himself is usually regarded as one of these avatars."