Krishna meaning

krĭshnə
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.
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An important Hindu god, an incarnation of Vishnu, second god of the Hindu trinity.
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(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.
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A river in southern India.
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A district in South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
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A male given name and a surname used in India.
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A river of southern India rising in the Western Ghats and flowing about 1,290 km (800 mi) eastward to the Bay of Bengal.
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(place) River in S India, flowing from the Western Ghats eastward into the Bay of Bengal: c. 800 mi (1,287 km)
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Origin of krishna

  • Sanskrit Kṛṭṇaḥ from kṛṭṇa- black

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sanskrit कृष्ण (kṛṣṇá).

    From Wiktionary