6 Interesting Facts About Lord Krishna that People Don’t Know
September 6, 2019
6 Interesting Facts about Lord Krishna that people don’t know
Krishna’s skin color was dark, not blue Krishna’s good looks are the matter of folklore, but though commonly depicted in paintings and idols as blue, his skin color was actually dark.
The Radha-Krishna relationship was used to legitimize premarital relationship in modern India In March 2010, the Supreme Court declared that premarital relationship was not an offence. The court argued that since Radha-Krishna lived together according to mythology, premarital relationship cannot be construed as an offence.
Krishna has 108 names Lord Krishna is said to have 108 names among which the famous ones are Gopal, Govind, Devakinandan, Mohan, Shyam, Ghanshyam, Hari, Girdhari, Baanke Bihari to name a few.
Krishna had 16,108 wives Lord Krishna had 16,108 wives in total, out of which eight were his principal wives known as ‘Ashtabharya’ namely Rukmini, Satyabhama, Jambavati, Nagnajiti, Kalindi, Mitravinda, Bhadra, Lakshmana who bore him 10 sons each.
Krishna was cursed by Queen Gandhari, which led to his death and the destruction of his dynasty The Kurukshetra war left all 100 of Gandhari’s sons dead. When Krishna approached her to pay his condolences, the grieving mother spitefully cursed him that he along with the Yadu dynasty would perish in 36 years.
Eklavya was Krishna’s cousin, but was slain by him Eklavya, the skilled archer was the son of Devsharavu who was Vasudev’s brother (Vasudev was Krishna’s father).