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ASUR LOK NAYAK KRISHNA

BOOKLET : ASUR LOK NAYAK KRISHNA
Writer : Bhagirath
Publisher : Siddhartha Prakashan
First Edition : 2005
Pages : 38
Price : Rs. 15

As is evident from many scriptures of Hinduism, Krishna was a non-Aryan , who defeated the most powerful deity of Aryans, Indra . His dark complexion further authenticates the notion . The way he eloped Rukmini and married her speaks in favour of such an argument. Such practice of marriage is still found among tribal of certain areas in India. At the later stage , during the period of Pushyamitra Sunga, many Brahmin intellectuals wrote different types of epics . Krishna was appropriated by these Brahmins and put at the centre of Mahabharata and later in Vaishnavism. He was dubbed as an incarnation of Vishnu. Infact , Krishna’s character is diametrically opposed to Vishnu, former is highly active personality and later is a dull being reclining in an ocean. Krishna love for people of his community resulted in his decision of collective land-owning. As Brahmanism is rooted in appropriation, his temples were turned into Brahminical framework, a fact proved by many historians of eminence.

 

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