Lord Krishna is one of the most popular and worshipped deities of the Hindu religion. Krishna is considered as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu, the divine. Shri Krishna is the very embodiment of love and divine ecstasy that destroys all pain and offense. Lord Krishna took birth over five thousand years ago in Mathura, India to Devaki (Sister of Cruel Demon-King Kansa) and Vasudeva in the prison cell of the tyrant Kansa. The sage Narada had predicted that Kansa would be killed by his nephew, so the king killed Devaki's first six children. The Seventh, Balarama escaped and the eighth, Krishna was clandestinely exchanged for a cowherd's daughter.
A Great Lover - Krishna
Krishna was greatly attached to his foster mother, Yashoda. The lord
had immense love for cows being nurtured in the cowherd's family. In his
childhood, he was really fond of Makhan (butter) and there are many
famous mischiefs regarding this love. Later Krishna loved to play flute
and used to seduce the village girls. His favourite was Radha who is
claimed as the love of Krishna. And this is one of the famous love
stories of Hindu mythology. The Lord is usually remembered and
worshipped as Radha-Krishna. The pair symbolizes the eternal love
between people and god. Krishna is recognized as the god of Hasya or
humor and a messenger of peace.
Sri Krishna is the naturally loving and sweet aspect of Vishnu, Lord of
Srimati Radharani and center of the spiritual abode. Krishna is the
defender of sacred utterances. Krishna is a trickster and lover, a
mastermind of all forms of knowledge and born to set up the religion of
love. He is also known for his bravery in destroying evil powers
throughout his life.
Phrase from Bhagavad Gita
It is believed that the Supreme Lord comes down from time to time in
this material world to reestablish the teachings of the Vedas. Lord
Krishna promises in his Bhagawad Gita: "Whenever and wherever there
is a decline in religious practice, O descendant of Bharata, and a
predominant rise of irreligion--at that time I descend myself. To
deliver the pious and to annihilate the miscreants, as well as to
reestablish the principles of religion, I myself appear millennium after
Shri Krishna Aarti completes the worship or prayers made to the God. It is believed that aarti provides a completion to the puja .This arti of lord Krishna is also known as Janmashtami Aarti, which is usually sung on the birthday of Krishna.
Krishna Chalisa means a prayer of "forty verse", which praise and entreat Sri Krishna with devotion. They are recited over and over again to recall the virtues of Krishna, the Lord, in order to aid the disciple to meditate on good and righteous qualities.
Names of Lord Krishna
Sri Krishna is one of the most lovable deities of the Hindu Religion. Lord Krishna is regarded as the eighth incarnation or avatar of Lord Vishnu. Krishna took birth in the Dwaparyuga, according to the Hindu Mythology. God Krishna is the personification of love and ecstasy that vanishes all pain and sin.