Birth of Lord Krishna
This incarnation of Lord Vishnu was born in Dwapar Yuga. Along with being the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu, he was also the eighth son of Janki and Vasudeva, the King of Mathura. The brother of Janki, Kansa imprisoned them as we were cursed by a celestial voice that the eighth son of Janki and Vasudeva will bring his death.
Just as Lord Krishna was born, all the Gods appeared in the cell and guided Vasudeva to Mathura via the Yamuna river where he was asked to leave his child to The King Nand baba.
Vasudeva gave Nand his son- Lord Krishna and brought back with him their daughter Maya.
He was very notorious but his innocence came with a gist of his superpowers.
Krishna and his beloved Radha
- During his childhood days, Lord Krishna met the love of his life, princess of Barsana- Radha.
- They shared the most innocent form of love without worldly who and whom or materialistic attractions.
- Krishna, who is famous for the hundreds of maidens from across the land loved him dearly only, loved Radha.
- They, however, were never married but until this day, Lord Krishna is remembered as Radha-Krishna for her true devotion towards Lord Krishna.
- This was to show that a man has to do the right thing irrespective of the fact of his desires.
The Killing if Kansa
- Throughout his childhood, his uncle Kansa tried day and night to kill Krishna, by hook or by crook.
- He nevertheless, failed in each and every attempt only to die at last.
- Lord Krishna killed Kansa and defeated the evil that existed. However, this was the evil that Lord Krishna was manifested for.
The battle of Kurukshetra
- This battle is otherwise known as the Dharma Yudha- The battle of truth and righteousness.
- Lord Krishna agreed to become the charioteer to Arjun and not only guide his Chariot but also give him the insights of the life and what exists beyond that.
- Krishna became the friend, philosopher and ultimate light in the darkness on the field of battle which was depicted as the battle of one’s own blood relations to achieve the materialistic goods.
- The most important learning from the battle came when Arjun was about to back out as he had to fight against his teachers and brothers. This is when Lord Krishna reminded him of the Bhakti Yoga which means detaching oneself from expectations and fate of its deeds.