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  Jesus as a reincarnation of Krishna
Hindu scriptures state that Krishna "appeared in all the fullness of his power and glory." Krishna was born sometime between 900 and 1200 B.C. and his religious teachings can be found in the Bhagavad-Gita, one of the sacred texts in Hinduism.
Krishna was miraculously conceived and born of the Virgin Devaki ("Divine One") as a divine incarnation.
Krishna is to return again riding a white horse to do battle with the "prince of evil," who will desolate the earth.
www.near-death.com /experiences/origen047.html   (722 words)

 Hare Krishna & Iskcon International Society for Krishna Consciousness
The two stripes signify the lotus feet of Krishna; the leaf in the center represents holy basil, or Tulasi which traditionally adorns His feet.
Whereas mainstream Hinduism regards Krishna to be the 8th incarnation of Vishnu (the Preserver and one of the Hindu trinity of deities), ISKCON regards Krishna to be the supreme Lord over all deities, including Vishnu.
Krishna is worshipped as the Supreme God; they believe that one can attain a personal relationship with Him.
www.religioustolerance.org /hare.htm   (1366 words)

  The Invisible Basilica: Krishna
Krishna revealed to him the necessity for a warrior to fight, and to abandon personal considerations in the accomplishment of his Dharma (destiny, or true will).
Krishna's exposition to Arjuna is set forth in the Bhagavad Gîtâ, or "Song of God," which is included in the Liber E and A:.
Krishna pronounced his forgiveness of Jarâ, saying he "knew not what he did," and sent him to heaven in his own chariot before he died himself.
www.hermetic.com /sabazius/krishna.htm   (913 words)

  Hindu Gods : Krishna Hindu God Krishna
Krishna is the eight incarnation of lord Vishnu and was born in the Dvarpara Yuga as the "dark one".
Krishna is a trickster and lover, an instigator of all forms of knowledge and born to establish the religion of love.
Krishna was born as the 8th child of Devaki, sister of the cruel demon king Kamsa.
www.sanatansociety.org /hindu_gods_and_goddesses/krishna.htm   (674 words)

 Krishna River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The River Krishna (meaning "dark" (feminine) in Sanskrit) is one of the longest rivers of India (about 1300 km in length).
The traditional source of the river is a spout from the mouth of a statue of a cow in the ancient temple of Mahadev in Mahabaleshwar.
Popular pilgrim spots like Audumber and Narsobawadi are located on the banks of river Krishna near Sangli in Maharashtra state.More pilgrim spots especially that of Srisailam, one of the twelve jyotirlingas which also has a shrine for one of the shaktipeethasis on the river.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Krishna_River   (464 words)

 Krishna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Krishna (कृष्ण in Devanagari, IAST kṛṣṇa) is according to common Hindu tradition the eighth avatar of Vishnu.
Krishna was of the royal family of Mathura, and was the eighth son born to the princess Devaki, and her husband Vasudeva, a noble of the court.
Krishna was cousin to both sides in the war between the Pandavas and Kauravas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Krishna   (3655 words)

In Hinduism and Indian mythology Krishna is the eighth avatar or reincarnation of the god Vishnu.
Tradition holds that Krishna saw Vishnu in a vision in which the former deity told Krishna to destroy Kamsa son of a demon, a tyrannical ruler of the world.
Krishna was also saved when exchanged by his parents for the daughter of a herdsman Nanda and his wife Yasoda (the daughter was also a divine being, an incarnation of Maya).
www.pantheon.org /articles/k/krishna.html   (326 words)

Krishna, an avatar or incarnation of the God Vishnu, is known for his bravery in destroying evil powers, and is usually depicted playing the flute (murali), spreading the music of love.
Krishna teaches the warrior Arjuna that the ultimate battle is not about land and riches and worldly power.
Krishna and Arjuna are poised for battle at Kurukshetra - the field of the Kurus, and are waiting for Arjuna as leader of the Panavas, to blow the conch and begin the great war between his side of the family, the Panavas, and their cousins the Kauravas.
www.miracosta.cc.ca.us /home/gfloren/krishna.htm   (394 words)

 Who is Krishna?
Krishna's knowledge is so perfect that He remembers all the incidents of His appearances some millions and billions of years in the past, but Arjuna's memory and knowledge are limited by time and space, for he is an ordinary human being.
When Krishna was just a small baby the gigantic demoness Putana attempted to kill Him, but when He sucked her breast He pulled out her life.
Krishna had no chance to practice the mystic yoga process, yet He manifested Himself as the Supreme Personality of Godhead at every step, from infancy to childhood, from childhood to boyhood, and from boyhood to young manhood.
krishna.krishna.org /Articles/2000/07/00038.html   (1761 words)

 Krishna, Hindu deity. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Krishna appears in the Mahabharata epic as a prince of the Yadava tribe and the friend and counselor of the Pandava princes.
Krishna’s childhood and youth are described in the Harivamsa (a supplement to the Mahabharata), the Vishnu Purana, and the Bhagavata Purana, the last being one of the most important texts of the Bhakti, or devotional, movement.
As a young boy Krishna is the foster child of cowherds and shows his divine nature by conquering demons.
www.bartleby.com /65/kr/Krishna.html   (256 words)

 Kids Freesouls - Culture - Janmashtmi - Radhe Krishna - Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare!!!
Krishna is depicted as Govinda, who is the prime cause of all causes, the embodiment of wisdom and selfless action as well as a human liberal and practical philosopher with foresight.
Krishna’s flute is a call of the divine and Radha responds to his call as human soul.
Krishna is absolute and there is no difference between krishna’s name, krishna’s form, his qualities or pastimes or his affairs with his queens, gopis or radha.
www.kidsfreesouls.com /radhekrishna.htm   (1829 words)

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KRISHNA, one of the avatars of Vishnu is the most glamorous and talked-of character in Indian mythology.
Krishna led a very pampered and amorous life in the Gokul, along side thousands of gopikaas, the cowherdesses who were all entralled at his beauty and were thrilled whenever he played the flute.
It describes the excuses which Krishna gives to his mother yashoda explaining that he was not responsible for stealing of the butter from the gopikaas.
members.tripod.com /~srinivasp/mythology/krishna.html   (695 words)

 Similarities between two god-men saviors: Jesus and Krishna
Krishna's life was a type of prophecy foretelling the arrival of the Christian Messiah.
In reality, Krishna's mother may have been referred to as Maia, but only because this is the Hindi word for "mother." His mother's actual name was Devaki; his foster mother's name was Yashoda.
Krishna's "...foster-father Nanda had to journey to Mathura to pay his taxes" just as Jesus foster-father Joseph is recorded in the Gospel of Luke as having to go to Bethlehem to pay taxes.
www.religioustolerance.org /chr_jckr1.htm   (2029 words)

Originally classified LST-1149, Krishna was reclassified ARL-38 on 14 August 1944; and laid down 23 February 1945, by Chicago Bridge and Iron Co., Senaca, 111.; launched 25 May 1945; sponsored by Mrs.
One of 84 naval ships, Krishna provided support and replenishment services during this impressive exercise that clearly illustrated the strength and diversity of American naval sea power and emphasized the Navy's ability and readiness to move a vast amphibious force to any shore if needed in keeping the peace.
Krishna departed Sasebo for Vietnam 22 September, arriving in the Gulf of Siam 7 October to resume her WestPac mission.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/k5/krishna.htm   (573 words)

Narada saw Sri Krishna (the Lord of Yadus) seated there with the mistress of the house (Rukmini), who was herself fanning the Lord with a chowrie that was decorated with a gold handle, although she was constantly waited upon by thousands of maid-servants, who were equal to her in virtue, beauty, age and neat dress.
Here the Devarsi saw Him devising with Balarama (Krishna’s elder brother) the ways and means of ensuring the well being of the virtuous, and there performing with grandeur the wedding with due ceremony of sons and daughters with brides and bridegrooms worthy of them.
O Parikshit, he who for his part celebrates the inimitable exploits performed by Sri Krishna- who is the supreme cause of the evolution, continuance and dissolution of the universe- or hear of them, or views with approbation their singing and hearing, attains loving devotion to the almighty Lord, the Bestower of liberation.
www.hinduism.co.za /krishna.htm   (6402 words)

 Krishna Temple   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For his part in the struggle between the Pandavas and their enemies, the Kauravas, Krishna and all his race were cursed by Gandhari, the mother of the slaughtered Kaurava brothers.
The solitary Krishna was then killed by a hunter who mistook him for a deer and shot him with an arrow tipped with the same magical iron that had destroyed Krishna's people.
Although Krishna was earlier celebrated primarily as a heroic figure, in recent centuries he has been adored as a mischievous child and as the lover of the girls who live in the cowherd settlement where he began his earthly career.
sangha.net /messengers/krishna.htm   (287 words)

 Krishna Consciousness--Hindu Cult or Divine Culture?
In fact, however, Krishna consciousness is in no way a faith or religion that seeks to defeat other faiths or religions.
Therefore, the Krishna consciousness movement is trying to establish this right system of human civilization, which is known as Krishna consciousness, or daiva-varnasrama--divine culture.
The philosophy of Krishna consciousness does not deny the existence of God and the demigods, but Mayavada philosophy denies both; it maintains that neither the demigods nor God exists.
india.krishna.org /Articles/2000/06/00003.html   (1980 words)

 What Happened to the Hare Krishna's?
This booklet is dedicated to the Founder and Acarya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, who has dedicated his life to giving us, the fallen conditioned souls, a chance to achieve the greatest goal.
One of the most common questions people ask is "What happened to the Hare Krishna's?" Many people remember the devotees colorful chanting, festivals and book distribution which were so common in the seventies, but have now practically disappeared.
Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu desired this chanting of Hare Krishna and dancing in ecstasy be spread all over the world, in fact he predicted that one day the whole world will dance in ecstasy to this chanting.
krishna.org.krishna.org /ISKCON/WHTTHK   (621 words)

 GOPI KRISHNA Kundalini Meditation
Gopi Krishna's description of the changes —psychological, phsyical, perceptual, and biochemical— which can happen to a person who is in the process of an accelerated spiritual emergence process was the first definitive work written for the Western world about kundalini awakening.
Gopi Krishna's experiences led him to hypothesize that thereis a biological mechanism in the human body, known from ancient times in India as Kundalini, which isresponsible for creativity, genius, psychic abilities, religious and mystical experiences, as well as sometypes of aberrant mental states.
Put In one sentence, Gopi Krishna discovered a biological mechanism in his body, known to yoga theory as ‘kundalini’, which over a period of years entirely transformed his consciousness, raised him mentally to the level of a genius, and took him to a permanent state of ecstasy.
www.ecomall.com /gopikrishna   (2015 words)

 Krsna Book - Krishna's Life Story Introduction by George Harrison
It forms a biography of the life of Krishna, who was present in India five thousand years ago.
The stories develop from Krishna's birth to His childhood and youth.
Krishna plays with His boyfriends in the forest while looking after the cows and calves and incidentally He kills so many demons.
www.krsnabook.com   (150 words)

 Krishna Encyclopedia Article @ HigherPower.org (Higher Power)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
They are generally known as Yadavas after their eponymous ancestor Yadu, and sometimes as Surasenas after another famed ancestor.Vasudeva and Devaki belonged to these clans.
In this period he became a friend of Arjuna and the other Pandava princes of the Kuru kingdom, who were his cousins, on the other side of the Yamuna.
The songs of Mirabai and Surdas became the epitomes of Krishna-devotion in north India.
higherpower.org /encyclopedia/Krishna   (2767 words)

 Krishna Darshan Art Gallery
Paintings of Krishna-lila, or the pastimes of Lord Krishna, are done in many different styles, often depending on what part of India they are found.
Krishna with Radha being served by the gopis
Sri Sri Radha and Krishna on a swing surrounded by the gopis
www.stephen-knapp.com /krishna_darshan_art_gallery.htm   (2365 words)

 Christ and Krishna - the Name is the Same
Krishna is personal and He is the Supreme Brahman, for God is ultimately a person.
The Krishna consciousness movement is therefore necessary to teach people how to revive their forgotten love for God.
Krishna is also like a king, who may order a murderer to be hanged, but who himself is not subject to punishment because he is very powerful.
religion.krishna.org /Articles/2000/09/00107.html   (2803 words)

 Top Gods : Indian Mythology : KRISHNA - Lover, hero and destroyer of demons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
KRISHNA is not just a Top Hindu God, he's practically a superhero.
This was not entirely due to his good looks and charm; he came to the rescue of the lovely maidens and was forced to marry them all to prevent moral complications.
This idyllic lifestyle was cut short when it was revealed that he was really the eighth incarnation of VISHNU and was therefore supposed to be doing important Godly work instead of marrying everyone.
www.godchecker.com /gotw/015_krishna.php   (482 words)

 Chocolate Deities: Krishna, Krishna
Lord Krishna, the Hindu god of love and devotion, Krishna in his Govinda Giri form.
In that town there is a holy hill, Govardhana Hill, which is known throughout India as a place where the sacred medicines grow and as the home of the many sacred cows that give sustenance to the inhabitants of the surrounding town.
Lord Krishna savaed the town and thehill by lifting it over his head so the rains could run off of it, and so he could assert the holiness of the mountain as well as the holiness of Indra, the rain god to the area.
www.chocolatedeities.com /deityl.php?deity=krishna   (412 words)

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