Why is Krishna important?
The Krishna Janmashtami festival marks the birth of Krishna, one of the most popular Gods in the Hindu pantheon. Krishna is perceived by most Hindus to be an avatar (incarnation) of Vishnu, who is regarded as the highest avatar. Krishna is considered to be a warrior, hero, teacher and philosopher by Hindus.
Why is Krishna Worshipped?
Today he is worshipped as the supreme Hindu god by many believers, and he is especially revered in Bengal and Udupi in southern India. One of the many festivals held in his honour is the ratha-yatra chariot festival in Puri which commemorates Radha’s successful attempt to persuade Krishna to return to Vrindavana.
What can we learn from Krishna?
Krishna teaches us to live in present moment. He was conscious about the future, but he chose to live in the present moment without worrying. Even though he knew what would happen in coming future, still he stayed in present moment. Mindfulness is all about staying in present and being aware about present moment.
What does Krishna say about love?
Focus on Love, Compassion, and Devotion
In Mahabharata, Lord Krishna says, “Do everything you have to do, but not with greed, not with ego, not with lust, not with envy but with Love, compassion, humility, and devotion”.