On Sunday, friends of Krishna Upadhyaya and Ghimire Gundev received a series of anxious text messages.
The Krishna Movement stresses continual silent chanting of the Hare Krishna mantra in order to keep the mind focused on God.
At the sight of you my tongue utters Krishna's name, and I have been cured of my proud confidence in my own knowledge.
This is addressed to Yashoda, mother of Krishna, by his playmates.
Nanda sees the force of Krishna's remarks and holds a meeting.
It was symbolical; Krishna was its centre, and the rest were wooing him.
As He spoke He was filled with growing meekness of spirit and began to beg for pure bhakti at Krishna's hands.
What was represented that night was an episode in the story of Krishna.
Krishna lay still for a moment, then slowly struggled to his knees and then his feet.
The Mugger turned grunting into the undergrowth as Krishna rose.
eighth avatar of Vishnu, 1875, from Sanskrit krshnah, literally "the Black One," from PIE *kers-no-, suffixed form of root *kers- "dark, dirty" (cf. Old Church Slavonic crunu, Russian coron, Serbo-Croatian crn, Czech cerny, Old Prussian krisnas "black," Lithuanian kersas "black and white, variegated").