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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

As far as I know Krishna had eighty sons from His eight principal wives Rukmini, Satyabhama, Jambavati, Nagnajiti, Kalindi, Madra, Mitravinda and Bhadra: The first son of Queen Rukmiṇī was …
answered Oct 11 '18 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
The original mantra is indeed "Hare Rama Hare Rama Rama Rama Hare Hare Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare". The scriptural basis of this mantra comes from the Kali-Saṇṭāraṇa … because of their preference/importance to Krishna. As a sidenote, I would like to add that in the mantra, "Rama" refers to the Maryada Purushottam Rama but according to the Gaudiya Vaishnava interpretation, "Rama" refers to Balarama, the elder brother of Krishna. …
answered Jan 29 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
No, Krishna doesn't ask Arjuna to not to set a target. Otherwise, the Lord wouldn't have said in the second chapter the following verse: That action is said to be characterised by the mode of … ignorance which is performed by delusion, without regards to consequences, loss, injury and one's own competence. (Bhagavad Gita 18.25) Therefore, it is incorrect to say that Krishna is asking Arjuna …
answered Jan 1 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
The story of Krishna's marriage with Nagnajiti is present in the fifty-eighth chapter of the tenth canto of the Bhagavata Purana: O King, Nagnajit, the very pious King of Kośala, had a lovely daug …
answered Mar 12 '18 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
For translations other than ISKCON, you may try this translation of the Bhagavata Purana and this translation of the Bhagavad Gita. For the Chaitanya Charitamrita, you cannot get any online resources …
answered Apr 21 '18 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
According to Rupa Goswami, one of the direct disciples of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Shri Krishna exhibits a total of sixty four qualities, of which fifty of them ordinary Jivas can possess. The … of all liberated souls Alongside the sixty qualities mentioned above, there are four more qualities which are unique only to Krishna: 61: Performer of all wonderful activities 62: Always …
answered Aug 26 '18 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
It is found in the Uttara Khanda of the Padma Purana: The wife said: O Lord, O ocean of virtues, listen to my words. If for some reason you are angry with your mother, speak out to me. O goo …
answered Apr 4 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
In addition to @KrishnaShweta 's answer, I would like to add the following verse spoken by Krishna from the Harivamsa Purana which Gaudiya Vaishnavas use to show impersonal Brahman as the "Anga Jyoti … " of Krishna: tat param paramam brahma sarvam vibhajate jagat mamaiva tad ghanam tejo jnatum arhasi bharata English Translation: That Supreme Brahman illuminates the whole universe. You …
answered Mar 7 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
Actually, Balarama is an incarnation of Sriman Narayana. The Srimad Bhagavatam designates Balarama as one of the twenty-four incarnations of Sriman Narayana: In the nineteenth and twentieth incarn …
answered Mar 11 '18 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
The Harivamsa Parva of the Mahabharata describes Virochana, not his son Mahabali, stealing Vairamudi which is later recovered by Garuda who gives it to Krishna: As Vishnu was sleeping in the … it fell, got fixed on the head of Upendra (Krishna) without tying. The crown on the head made Krishna sparkle, like the sun on the peak of Meru during the middle of the day. Knowing that the crown …
answered Feb 23 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury
Yes, Krishna did say in the Bhagavad Gita that He is Vishnu. The Bhagavad Gita 10.21 states: Of the Adityas I am Vishnu, of lights I am the radiant sun, of the Maruts I am Marici, and among the … stars I am the moon. (Bhagavad Gita 10.21) In the eleventh chapter of the Bhagavad Gita where Lord Krishna showed His Vishwaroopam form to Arjuna, the latter addresses Him twice as Vishnu Himself …
answered Mar 1 '18 by Surya Kanta Bose Chowdhury