Indian Mythology (by ApamNapat)

Krishna - An Incarnation of Vishnu


Krishna is also an incarnation of Vishnu. He was born as the son of king Vasudeva, but was brought up by Nanda who was the cheiftain of cowherds. He killed his uncle Kamsa, who had unleashed a cruel reign of terror.

He also plays a major role in the Mahabharata, where he is one of the prime movers. His friendship with Arjuna was legendary, and he was the charioteer for Arjuna in the climatic battle at Kurukshetra.

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