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Krishna is considered Brahman by sects like Gaudiya Vaishnavism etc, while others consider Him as the eighth incarnation among ten principle incarnations (Sanskrit दशावतार, IAST daśāvatāra) of Lord Vishnu. Use this tag to the questions that are concerned anything with Krishna

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Is appearance and divinity of Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu foretold in Garuda Purana?

Lord Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is regarded as incarnation of Lord Krishna by Gaudiya Vaishnava sect. Lord Chaitanya was born in Navadvipa Mayapur in west Bengal state of India in 15th century. He spread ...
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What was the surname of Lord Krishna?

I want to know the surname of Lord Krishna. Is there any reference from scriptures which points to Krishna's surname?
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How Dronacharya (Royal Guru) died in Kurukshetra? [duplicate]

In Mahabharatha, I heard two different stories on Dronacharya's Death: One which says that Arjuna with a heavy heart shoots an arrow at Dronacharya and kills him. Another one is Yudhishtira ...
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To whom devi Radha rani was married? [duplicate]

Do we have any scripture, which describe the earthly marriage of Radha-ji with a person, i.e. her husband? Extra Qn: Keeping aside the leela part, would their love be considered as an affair from ...
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Jaimini's view on Krishna

I was reading this answer, where the author of the answer Keshav Srinivasan speculated that Rishi Jaimini was totally in agreement with Vedanta School, but was pretending to have views like that of ...
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What does Krishna mean when he says falsehood may be uttered on the occasion of enjoying a woman? [duplicate]

From here "Listen to it, O Dhananjaya! One who speaks truth is righteous. There is nothing higher than truth. Behold, however, truth as practised is exceedingly difficult to be understood as ...
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Where is the Parsamani(Gold Stone) which Satyabhama's father had?

I read a book on Krishna written by K.M. Munshi called "KRISHNAVATAR" in which author wrote that, Satyabhama's father had a parasmani(Gold Stone), and with proper pooja of that stone turn anything ...
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Why Iskcon believe krishna is supreme and also follow Brahma-samhita without evidence? [closed]

As I know Isckon devotes make the convince to the people through the help of the Brahma-samhita. And per my research (all vedas/purans/upnisad) I didn't find any valid proof of Brahma-samhita.It's ...
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Where is it mentioned that chanting Krishna is more powerful than chanting Rama's name?

I came across a topic in which it is explained that 1000 times chanting Vishnu equals chanting rama's name 3 times and I have a subsequent question. I have heard in the temple that chanting Krishna's ...
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Why was Lord Rama born on the 9th tithi and Lord krishna on the 8th tithi?

Is there any relation between each choosing those 2 dates. Thanks. Any help is appreciated.
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Has Lord Krishna ever reincarnated or appeared in his ethereal body in this phenomenal world?

Since Krishna's death has he ever reincarnated or appeared in his ethereal body in this phenomenal world? Have there been any recorded sightings or visitations. I am not asking about other Vishnu ...
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What is the story about Shri Krishna lifting Govardhan Giri to save the villagers from heavy rain?

What is the story about Shri Krishna lifting Govardhan Giri to save the villagers from heavy rain?
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Why didn't Lord Krishna in His time just tell everyone that He's God so everyone could see God?

As we know, Lord Krishna had shown his viswa rupa (universal form) to Arjuna. So why couldn't Lord Krishna tell everyone that He's God or show his viswa rupa (universal form) to everyone so everyone ...
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Is Lord Vishnu symbolic for time? [duplicate]

I'm not sure of the particulars but I remember someone telling me that Krishna or Vishnu is the very embodiment of the concept of time or something like that. Is it true?
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Does Lord Narayana take incarnation to change era?

From the story of Ramayana and Mahabharata, I have come to know that Lord Narayana takes incarnation at the end of every era (yuga). And when Lord's incarnation dies then era changes (and new era ...
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Could Sahadeva predict the future? [duplicate]

I read this on a forum: Sahadeva could predict the future, but he was also cursed to die if he revealed it to anyone. He didn't reveal the outcome of the war to Krishna. Also, this question says ...
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Is the “I / Me” beyond “Brahman”?

As discussed in this answer, Krishna is a rare philosopher, who related "I / Me" with the ultimate supremacy during the discourse of Gita. That implies that the "I / Me" resides in every being & ...
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Is Krishna the source of Vishnu or other way round? [closed]

What Bhagavata Purana text mentions apropos this question? Is Bhagavan Krishna the source of all incarnations or Bhagavan Vishnu as traditionally believed?
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Did lord Krishna took Avatar when sons of Shatrughna were king of Mathura?

I heard like lord Rama had two sons, similarly all other brothers had also two sons each. I would like to know their names. Later two sons of Shatrughna become king separately at Mathura and Brij. ...
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Where did radha go? [duplicate]

As far I have read we have been only associated with radha only during the young years of Shree Krishna so my question say is what happened to her during later years?
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Do the long term actions of Avataras survive the end of the respective Avataras?

There is a claim that Krishna has stated in the Mahabharata that he has illusioned Siva and others: http://www.vrindavana.net/academy/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/visnu-sahasra-nama-baladeva-I.pdf ...
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What is the story of Upashloka?

In the Narayaneeyam, 77th Dashakam, there is the story of Lord Krsna blessing Sairandhri and Akrura. It follows the Bhagavatam until the 3rd sloka. Then the fourth sloka says this: O Lord! ...
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Who is the Creator of all Energy and Sources in the Universe? [duplicate]

Who is the creator of all Energy and Sources in the Universe?I want to know the name of the God.
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Where to find the full story of King Muchukunda?

In Joseph Campbell book "The Hero with a Thousand Faces", he wrote: an ancient Hindu warrior-king named Muchukunda. He was born from his father's left side, the father having swallowed by mistake a ...
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Is Padma Purana a bad Purana?

I have heard that Padma Purana gives wrong descriptions of God such as Vishnu creating Shiva. Does Padma Purana tell us real or duplicate stories?
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Why did Lord Krishna ask girls to raise their hands when they came out nude from the pond to get back their costumes stolen by Krishna? [duplicate]

Why is Krishna done this ? Lord Krishna stole the costumes of girls bathing in pond and told them to come out of water.They out of the water full nude , but covered private parts by hands.Then he ...