Krishna : The Supreme Demigod

Mythlok - The Home of Mythology

Feb 13 2022 • 7 mins

Krishna is a major deity in Hindu mythology. He is worshipped as the 8th avatar of Vishnu and is considered to be a supreme God in His own right. He is known for being a god of protection, compassion, and tenderness and his birthday is celebrated once a year by Hindus on the occasion of Krishna Janmashtami. Krishna's life is typically described as a series of anecdotes and narratives. Various Hindu texts have depicted him in various ways, such as as as a god-child, prankster, lover, strategist and divine hero. His iconography shows him in various stages of his life, from infancy to his late 20s. He is a central character in the Mahabharata, the Bhagavata Purana, the Brahma Vaivarta Purana and the Bhagavad Gita, and is mentioned in many Hindu philosophical, theological, and mythological texts. Read more at https://mythlok.com/krishna/