Definition of Krishna in English:

Krishna

proper noun

Hinduism
  • One of the most popular gods, the eighth and most important avatar or incarnation of Vishnu.

He is worshipped in several forms: as the child god whose miracles and pranks are extolled in the Puranas; as the divine cowherd whose erotic exploits, especially with his favourite, Radha, have produced both romantic and religious literature; and as the divine charioteer who preaches to Arjuna on the battlefield in the Bhagavadgita

Origin

From Sanskrit Kṛṣṇa, literally ‘black’.

Pronunciation

Krishna

/ˈkrɪʃnə/