The festival of Ras, as described in the Sreemadbhagawat Puran, began on the full moon night in the Sharad season and continued all night until daybreak. Sreekrushna had only one thought that the Rasleela could bring about spiritual progress of the gopees.
Krushna was born on the eighth day (ashtami) of the Hindu lunar month of Shravan. Krushna was an absolute incarnation (purnavtar). Actually an absolute incarnation is not an incarnation but The Lord Himself; hence it possesses all the characteristics of The Lord.
Radha is the manifest form of devotion unto Krushna. Devotion of the gopis is an illustration of ultimate devotion. Radha among them was like a jewel in the crown.
Krushna belonged to the Satvat clan of the Yadav dynasty. After He renounced His body this clan began worshipping Him.
When the Yadavs fought amongst themselves and most died at Prabhas, Balaram renounced His body in the sea, that is He took jalasamadhi.
Of all weapons sudarshan chakra is the only one which is constantly in motion. There are various schools of thought regarding its creation.
The Mahabharat is the most important part of Krushna's life. Written by Sage Vyas it is a prominent historical text.
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