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date: 01 October 2022

Kṛṣṇa (‘ black’) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Hinduism
Author(s):

W. J. Johnson

One of the major Hindu gods, regarded by his devotees as the supreme deity. As worshipped since the medieval period, Kṛṣṇa has been characterized by some scholars as a ‘composite’ god, insofar as his character and story appear to be derived from the amalgamation of what were, originally, at least two different figures. Apart from some ambiguous appearances in the ... ...

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