33 Facts About Sri Krishna

1. Sri Krishna had only eight princely wives and rest wives were 16100 gopis.

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2. Sri Krishna was saved and exchanged secretly for a cowherd's daughter.

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3. Sri Krishna became famous for teasing the milkmaids for Vrindavan as well as Yashoda.

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4. Sri Krishna lived with Pandavas and Kauravas who ruled over Hastinapur for many years.

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5. Sri 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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6. Sri 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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7. Sri Krishna had once advised Arjuna to abduct his sister Subhadra and take her away.

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

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

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10. Sri Krishna died due to a culmination of several curses in his life.

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11. Sri Krishna was the eighth son of Vasudev and Devaki and born under the sign of the Rohini Nakshatra.

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12. Sri 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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13. Sri Krishna had ordered Viswakarma, the divine architect to rebuild Kuchela's house into a luxurious one.

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14. Sri Krishna noticed that Kuchela was hiding a small packet and even without asking for it took it in his hands.

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15. Sri 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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16. Sri Krishna is mentioned as Sri Krishna Avtar in the Chaubis Avtar, a composition in Dasam Granth traditionally and historically attributed to Guru Gobind Singh.

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17. Sri 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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18. Story of Sri Krishna occurs in the Jataka tales in Buddhism.

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

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

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21. Sri 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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22. Sri Krishna would rather renounce the kingdom and put down his Gandiv.

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23. Sri 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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24. The day of birth of Sri Krishna is celebrated as Krishna Janmashtami.

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

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

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

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

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29. Since the 1960s, the worship of Sri 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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30. In some sub-traditions, Sri Krishna is worshipped as Svayam Bhagavan, and this is sometimes referred to as Krishnaism.

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31. Sri 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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32. Sri 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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33. Sri Krishna is worshipped as the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu and as the supreme God in his own right.

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