Krishna as Vishnu
harshadehejia at HOTMAIL.COM
Sat Feb 28 13:04:25 UTC 2009
I am researching multi-arm images of Krishna.
It seems to be that at some point Krishna ceases to be an avatara and becomes Vishnu himself.
A case in point is Jagganath Puri where Krishna is Jagganath, an appellation reserved for Vishnu.
A Nepali stone image (?12 th century) that I recently saw shows Krishna with 8 arms holding even a Sudarshan chakra.
Am I on the right track? Any help would be appreciated.
Harsha V. Dehejia
Ottawa, ON., Canada.
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