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Krishna, The Supreme Being  new window
Krishna is a central figure of Hinduism and is traditionally attributed the authorship of the Bhagavad Gita. He is considered in some monotheistic traditions as an Avatar of Vishnu. Krishna is identified as a historical individual who participated in the events of the Mahabharata. Based on scriptural details and astrological calculations the date of Krishna's birth, known as Janmashtami, is 19 July 3228 BCE and departed on 3102 BCE.

Krishna is often described as an infant or young boy playing a flute as in the Bhagavata Purana, or as a youthful prince giving direction and guidance as in the Bhagavad Gita. The stories of Krishna appear across a broad spectrum of Hindu philosophical and theological traditions. They portray him in various perspectives: a god-child, a prankster, a model lover, a divine hero and the Supreme Being. The principal scriptures discussing Krishna's story are the Mahabharata, the Harivamsa, the Bhagavata Purana and the Vishnu Purana.

Worship of a deity of Krishna, in the form of Vasudeva, Bala Krishna or Gopala, can be traced to as early as 4th century BC. Worship of Krishna as svayam bhagavan, or the Supreme Being, known as Krishnaism, arose in the Middle Ages in the context of the bhakti movement. From the 10th century AD, Krishna became a favorite subject in performing arts and regional traditions of devotion developed for forms of Krishna such as Jagannatha in Orissa, Vithoba in Maharashtra and Shrinathji in Rajasthan. The Gaudiya Vaishnavism sect of Krishnaism was established in the 16th century, and since the 1960s has also spread in the West, largely due to the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

Hindus traveled to and settled in Aravia from 0 to 600 A.D. The Qa'aba was built to house the Hindu gods, including Krishna, also known as Al Lah.  Also represented by the moon god.  There are still Hindus in Oman, the southern peninsula of Arabia.  

Mohammed's family had been in charge of taking care of  the Hindu Qa'aba and the well representing the Ganges water that Hindus require.  When Mohammed was put in charge of the Qa'aba, he changed everything.  He got rid of 299 of the Hindu gods from the Qa'aba, keeping Krishna in the form of the moon god, Al Lah.  In fact, there is still a graven image of the moon, a representation of Krishna, still in the Qa'aba which Muslims still worship towards.  

Mohammed's Qa'aba still has a Hindu Lingam embedded in the corner of the Qa'aba, representing Shiva.  It looks like a cylinder with a rounded end. As the Muslim pilgrims go around the Qa'aba, most of them point to this phallus symbol and yell, "Al Lah 'u Akhbar!" This may be what they are worshipping towards.

But the primary worship of the Hindus and Muslims is towards symbols of Krishna.  Christian Deliverance must cover Krishna to defeat the worship power of both religions for the sake of the world.


edited: April 21, 2017