38 Facts About Shri Krishna

1. Shri Krishna being the protector of the people of Vrindavan, went into deep waters to tame the deadly snake.

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2. Shri Krishna was brought up by him and his wife Yashoda.

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3. Shri Krishna searched for Shri Krishna in the whole Vrindavan and fed newly born babies with her poisoned milk.

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4. Shri Krishna is believed to be a mischief-monger in his youth.

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5. Shri Krishna is known as the Father of the Universe and a peacock's feather adorned at his head signifies that he accepts all his responsibilities with lightness.

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6. Shri Krishna is known as "Murli Manohar" is one of the most important lords in Hindu mythology, mesmerizing everyone by his beauty and charm.

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7. Shri Krishna had about 16000 wives, which is a symbolic truth as he had rescued them from the captive of Narakasura.

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8. Shri Krishna explained that she knew that Shri Krishna was powerful enough to stop the massacre of her sons at Kurukshetra, but that he knowingly didn't.

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9. Shri Krishna died due to a culmination of several curses in his life.

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10. Shri Krishna was the eighth son of Vasudev and Devaki and born under the sign of the Rohini Nakshatra.

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11. Shri Krishna shows his Virat Roopa, the great form, to all the kings.

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12. Shri Krishna went to the cave and hid behind a rock when Kaalyavan arrived and woke up Muchkund.

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13. Shri Krishna realized that it would take some time to beat him, and thus used the boon on Muchkund to neutralize the demon.

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14. Shri Krishna had done the penance to Lord Shiva to obtain the son like him.

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15. Shri Krishna was the husband of 16,108 queens, out of which eight were the princely wives, known as patrani or Ashtabharya.

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16. Shri Krishna was born as the eighth son of Devaki and Vasudeva in Rohini Nakshatra.

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17. Shri Krishna reveals in Bhagwad Geeta Chapter 7 and 10 that he is THE Supereme lord and in Chapter 11 he shows his universal form.

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18. Shri Krishna had a total of 16,108 wives, of which only eight were his princely wives, known as Ashtabharya,or patrani.

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19. Shri Krishna is most famous and perhaps the most written about among the incarnations of Lord Vishnu.

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20. Shri Krishna was canonised by Aleister Crowley and is recognised as a saint of Ecclesia Gnostica Catholica in the Gnostic Mass of Ordo Templi Orientis.

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21. Shri Krishna is mentioned as Shri Krishna Avtar in the Chaubis Avtar, a composition in Dasam Granth traditionally and historically attributed to Guru Gobind Singh.

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22. Shri Krishna dies in the Buddhist legend by the hand of a hunter named Jara, but while he is traveling to a frontier city.

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23. Story of Shri Krishna occurs in the Jataka tales in Buddhism.

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24. In other Jain texts, Shri Krishna is stated to be a cousin of the twenty-second Tirthankara, Neminatha.

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25. The most elaborate temple arts of Shri Krishna are found in a series of Krsnayana reliefs in the Prambanan Hindu temple complex near Yogyakarta.

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26. Shri Krishna is found in southeast Asian history and art, but to a far less extent than Shiva, Durga, Nandi, Agastya, and Buddha.

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27. Shri Krishna would rather renounce the kingdom and put down his Gandiv.

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28. Shri Krishna plays his flute and the gopis come immediately, from whatever they were doing, to the banks of the Yamuna River, and join him in singing and dancing.

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29. The day of birth of Shri Krishna is celebrated as Krishna Janmashtami.

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30. Shri Krishna grows up with Nanda Baba and his wife Yasoda near modern-day Mathura.

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31. Shri Krishna is sometimes accompanied by cows or a calf, which symbolise the divine herdsman Govinda.

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32. Shri Krishna is often depicted wearing a peacock-feather wreath or crown, and playing the bansuri.

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33. Shri Krishna is represented in the Indian traditions in many ways, but with some common features.

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34. Since the 1960s, the worship of Shri Krishna has spread to the Western world and to Africa, largely due to the work of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

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35. In some sub-traditions, Shri Krishna is worshipped as Svayam Bhagavan, and this is sometimes referred to as Krishnaism.

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36. Shri Krishna is a central character in the Mahabharata, the Bhagavata Purana and the Bhagavad Gita, and is mentioned in many Hindu philosophical, theological, and mythological texts.

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37. Shri Krishna is the god of compassion, tenderness, and love in Hinduism, and is one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian divinities.

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38. Shri Krishna is worshipped as the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu and as the supreme God in his own right.

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