Originally Answered: What is Krishna according to Bhagavad Gita ?
Lord Krishna was the king of Dwarka, a city in India, about 5,000 years ago.
He was the cousin of the Pandavs and the Kauravs who fought in the battle of Mahabharata.
Though Lord Krishna was on the side of the Pandavs, He did not fight in the battle.
Who is Krishna According to the Bhagavad Gita?
According to the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna is termed Svayam Bhagavan. As stated in the Bhagavata Purana, the Supreme God Parabrahman Adi Narayana (Maha Vishnu) appeared before Vasudeva and Devaki in his divine original four armed form before taking birth as Krishna.
Who first wrote the Bhagavad Gita?
In the Indian tradition, the Bhagavad Gita, as well as the epic Mahabharata of which it is a part, is attributed to sage Vyasa, whose full name was Krishna Dvaipayana, also called Veda-Vyasa.
Who is Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita?
Arjuna is one of the heroes of the longest Indian epic, the Mahabharata. He is the third of the five Pandavas, officially the son of king Pandu and his two wives Kunti (who is also known as Pritha) and Madri.
What did Krishna told Arjuna in Bhagavad Gita?
Krishna emphasised on two terms : Karma and Dharma. He told Arjun that this was a righteous war; a war of Dharma. Dharma is the way of righteousness or a set of rules and laws laid down. Krishna also told Arjun that he was troubled by the idea of killing his kin because it was against his desires.