Associations to the word «Krishna»


KRISHNA, proper noun. (Hinduism) A deity worshiped across many traditions of Hinduism. Krishna is often depicted as a young cowherd boy with a dark or blue complexion playing a flute (as in the Bhagavata Purana) or a youthful prince giving philosophical direction and guidance (as in the Bhagavad Gita) He is the divine speaker of the Bhagavad-gita and the eighth avatar of Vishnu.
KRISHNA, proper noun. A river in southern India.
KRISHNA, proper noun. A district in South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
KRISHNA, proper noun. A male given name and a surname used in India.

Dictionary definition

KRISHNA, noun. 8th and most important avatar of Vishnu; incarnated as a handsome young man playing a flute.

Wise words

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