Origin of Krishna
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This is addressed to Yashoda, mother of Krishna, by his playmates.
They want their Shyam (Krishna) to be with them there, in the midst of all these.
What was represented that night was an episode in the story of Krishna.
It was symbolical; Krishna was its centre, and the rest were wooing him.
The leader, a peacock-fan flashing in his head-dress, personated Krishna.
- a river in S India, rising in the Western Ghats and flowing generally southeast to the Bay of Bengal. Length: 1300 km (800 miles)Also called: Kistna
- Hinduism the most celebrated of the Hindu deities, whose life story is told in the Mahabharata
Word Origin and History for krishna
eighth avatar of Vishnu, 1875, from Sanskrit krshnah, literally "the Black One," from PIE *kers-no-, suffixed form of root *kers- "dark, dirty" (cf. Old Church Slavonic crunu, Russian coron, Serbo-Croatian crn, Czech cerny, Old Prussian krisnas "black," Lithuanian kersas "black and white, variegated").