What kind of God is Krishna?
Krishna (also Krsna or Hari Krishna) is a major Hindu god and considered the eighth incarnation of Vishnu. He is perhaps the most popular of all the heroes of Hindu mythology.
What is Krishna known for?
Krishna, Sanskrit Kṛṣṇa, one of the most widely revered and most popular of all Indian divinities, worshipped as the eighth incarnation (avatar, or avatara) of the Hindu god Vishnu and also as a supreme god in his own right. At length, Krishna and his brother Balarama returned to Mathura to slay the wicked Kamsa.
Is Krishna a male or female?
In Hinduism, god is sometimes visualized as a male god such as Krishna (left), or female goddess such as Lakshmi (middle), androgynous such as Ardhanarishvara (a composite of Shiva – male – and Parvati – female) (right), or as formless and genderless Brahman (Universal Absolute, Supreme Self as Oneness in everyone).
Why Krishna is the Supreme God?
According to the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna is termed Svayam Bhagavan which means God Himself.As stated in the Bhagvata Mahapurana,Hindu Vedic Supreme God PARABRAHAMAN ADI NARAYANA(Maha VIshnu) appeared before Vasudev and Devaki in his divine original four armed form before taking birth as Krishna.