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    Krishna: A Weaponless Warrior Wins the War

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    Gautama. But by far the most recognizable of these names is Krishna. Krishna was the eighth incarnation of Vishnu and is one of the most worshipped figures in all of Hinduism. He is perhaps most well-known for his appearance in the Mahabharata as Arjunas charioteer. But even more than that, through manipulations Krishna was able to destroy the three greatest foes of the Pandavas without ever raising a weapon. Thus it can be said that Krishna was the most important figure in the Mahabharata – even discounting

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    In Hindu mythology, Krishna is an incarnation or avatar of Vishnu; unlike other incarnations; however, Krishna is regarded as the Purna avatar or complete incarnation because he embodies all the attributes of the ideal, well-rounded personality. As Pavan K. Varma notes, a very important aspect of this ideal personality is that of the accomplished lover; Krishna is the lover-God, capable of both feeling and invoking sexual desire. This seemingly “profane” attribute of a sacred god-figure begins to

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    The Hare Krishna Movement

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    The Hare Krishna Movement The Hare Krishna movement can be described by using Ninian Smart's six dimensions of religion. This is a series of six different dimensions that are present in any religion. They are doctrinal, ethical, mythical, experiential, ritual, and social. Each dimension is different, but is a necessary part of religion. In this report I will discuss how the Hare Krishna movement falls into these categories, but first allow me to provide some background information. Hare Krishna

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    Devotional sentiments of love towards Lord Krishna are much talked about by great saints in India even today. According to the Hindu scriptures, devotion to Lord Krishna is a way to attain His Divine abode. India is a religious country where true saints instilled devotion towards Lord Krishna or Lord Rama or any other Goddess in the hearts of many people. Mira is one of those true saints. Mira spread Krishna consciousness through her love and devotion towards Shri Krishna in her poems. Mira was a great saint

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    Hare Krishna Cultural Center

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    the supreme god. For others, Krishna is very important god. The 5,000 years old Indian Vedic scriptures clearly describe the nature and identity of Lord Krishna as the Supreme Personality of Godhead (McPhee & Rigolot, 2011). Hare Krishna is the name for the International Society of Krishna Consciousness known as Iskon. Hare Krishna is a new religious movement based in Vaishnava Hinduism. The Hare Krishna Cultural Center is a Hindu temple in Miami. The Hare Krishna Movement members follow the ancient

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    Krishna Relationship

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    In Hindu ideology, culture, and thought, Krishna is revered as a lighthearted and exuberant deity who is eternally at play with himself. As the master of play, the master of līlā, Krishna is said to delight in the elements of his own nature symbolically through his cosmic and earthly divine interaction with his śaktis manifested as a dance with the gopīs. This abstract relationship truly unfolds with an understanding of the nature of Krishna with respect to his līlā, an analysis of the four modes

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    himself as his charioteer, the god Krishna, steers toward the opposition when the armies are ready to attack. Arjuna stops Krishna short before the two sides clash together. Hesitation and pity creeps into Arjuna’s heart as he surveys his family and relatives on the other side; he loses his will to win at the cost of the lives he still loves. As Arjuna sets down his bow and prepares for his own death, the god Krishna begins his council with Arjuna, where Krishna uses various ideas on action, self-knowledge

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    this, Krishna challenged Barbarika if he could to tie all the leaves of the peepal tree, under whose shade Krishna was standing, with his arrows. Barbarika accepts Krishna’s challenge. As soon as he closes his eyes to meditate and mark the leaves, Krishna plucks a leaf from the tree and hides it under his leg. Without knowing this, Barbarika releases his first arrow and marks all the leaves of the tree. After marking all the leaves, the arrows starts to revolve around Krishna’s leg. When Krishna questioned

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    state of harmony? In the short novel Bhagavad Gita, Krishna, the Vrishni prince believes that the only way to ultimate harmony is to reject the body, including the brain and embrace the soul. Throughout the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna explains the eternal power of the atman or “soul” is the all-encompassing force over the body, while the body itself is considered an unpretentious vehicle that produces the soul’s movements and decisions. Although Krishna emphases the soul is more powerful than the body,

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    KARMA YOGA- PATH OF SELFLESS ACTION (43 Verses) Lord Krishna has already given a glimpse of his teaching of Karma Marga in chapter -2 verses 39 to 51. Here Lord Krishna teaches Arjuna in detail about the same path. Contents Arjuna asking the Lord to clarify his doubt- Lord Krishna teaching Arjuna about the importance of Karma Maarga for attaining the state of Brahman- The Lord asking Arjuna to do his duty of fighting-The

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