"Krishna" Essays and Research Papers

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The Sword and the Flute, expresses and explains how many people devoted to Kali and Krishna act. The divine can appear in many different ways. For example, Krishna appears to his devotees as a "dark youth in yellow dress who sports a peacock feather for a crown… as such youth is absolutely irresistible, hypnotizing in his appearance" (Kinsley 25). In this case the main objective of all devotees is to vision Krishna as "irresistible and almost always dance around him while he plays his flute" (Kinsley...

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Lord Krishna

Lord Krishna Lord Krishna is a Hindu deity, which is worshipped all around the world. He is represented as the Supreme Being. He was born at midnight, on the eighth day of the gloomy half of the month Bhadrapada (August-September), in the year 3228 BCS, Krishna was born into the royal family of Princess Devaki and her husband Vasudeva. They lived in Mathura, which was the capital of Yadavas. The king of Mathura was Kamsa, the brother of Devaki. He had gained the thrown by imprisoning his father...

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Love for Krishna

Love for Krishna Religion is often perceived as a spiritual allegory. At times, the cosmic order struggles between good and evil to maintain balance. The followers of Hinduism believe that the “Absolute One” or the “Supreme God” will come down to the human world to restore the cosmic balance. They are the devotees of Vaishnavism referred to be Vaisnavites, one of the largest Hindu groups. Their unconditional love and devotion lies within Vishnu, the Supreme deity. Whenever “adharma threatens to...

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Krishna as a Transformational Leader

Krishna as a Transformational Leader James MacGregor Burns (1978) first introduced the concepts of transformational and transactional leadership in his treatment of political leadership. According to Burns, transformational leaders offer a purpose that transcends short-term goals and focuses on higher order intrinsic needs. Working for a Transformational Leader can be a wonderful and uplifting experience. They put passion and energy into everything. They care about you and want you to succeed...

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Krishna - as a Political Performer

KRISHNA – AS A POLITICAL REFORMER First of all I would like to quote 4 lines which entails or is a crux of whole life of lord Krishna. “AADO DEVKI DEV GARBH JANANM; GOPI GHRUHE VARDHANM, MAYA PUTAN JIVTAAP HANANM; GOVERDHANO DHARANM KANSA CHHEDAN KAURAVADI HANANM; KUNTI SUTA PALANM, ETAD SHRIMAD BHAGAVAD PURAN KATHITM; SHREE KRISHNA LEELAMRUTM” As the above lines said that first of all lord Krishna born as a human as a Devki’s son, he was so attractive and with great personality form his...

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Bhagavad Gita on Krishnas Teachings

5. Bhagavad Gita The story in the Bhagavad Gita with Arjuna and Krishna has many teachings of Krishna about renunciation, selfless services, and meditation. It’s also important why Arjuna doesn’t want to wage war. There are many things that Krishna tells Arjuna. All of this will be brought up throughout the essay. In the story Arjuna does not want to wage war. His sudden reaction is reasoned by his internal feelings for this war. Arjuna doesn’t understand why he should have his family risk...

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Jai Shree Krishna

Boys would form a ring, one floor after another till one of them broke the earthen pot, the curd spilling out. I loved it and always stood next to these guys hoping that some of the curd would fall on me. J is the birthday or janamdin of Lord Krishna (K). On this day he was born in Mathura. We are inspired by his stories for infinity. Lord K was an incarnation of Vishnu. His incarnation has had a profound impact on Indian culture, philosophy, civilization as none other. K is Sanskrit means...

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Krishna and Hinduism Worldview

Condition: The question of condition, or problem, mainly focuses on what is wrong with the world and your surroundings or with yourself. In the Krishna and Hinduism world view, the problem is the illusion, or Maya, that people tend to build about themselves and what surrounds them. Maya is when people see themselves as something separate instead of the common Hindu belief that all things are connected. Maya brings ignorance, attachment, and reincarnation into the lives of people. People start...

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The Hare Krishna Movement

Hare Krishna is the popular name for the International Society of Krishna Consciousness, which is a new religious movement based on Hinduism. It was established in America in 1965-6, in New York City by A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. Prabhupada, guru/spiritual master, moved to San Francisco in 1967, and the movement spread quickly, plus gained further publicity and financial support through the interest of the Beatle George Harrison. This vast and fast diffusion of Hare Krishna can be due to...

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Religion and Violence

harm upon those that he respects. Arjuna, longing for the moral answer to the dilemma, asks the Hindu god Krishna for assistance with the situation. Krishna then informs Arjuna as to the appropriate actions that should be performed, and teaches Arjuna a valuable lesson. This lesson directly applies to the topic of religion and violence, and simultaneously justifies the existence of violence. Krishna explains to Arjuna that death is certain for the born and that rebirth is certain for the dead. He continues...

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