Origin of Krishna
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On Sunday, friends of Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev received a series of anxious text messages.
He formed a close friendship with Swarup, and the two lived together engaged in discourse on Krishna.
No other word was uttered there; Krishna's name became a mystic word to express all their different purposes.
Vaishnav—worshipper of Vishnu, the preserver, one incarnation of whom is Krishna.
On another occasion, Krishna is compelled to intervene in force.
Finding themselves in great danger, Nanda, Yasoda and the cowherds call on Krishna to save them.
Word Origin 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").