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Krishna

Hindu god, incarnation of Vishnu
Krishna

Krishna is an important figure in Hinduism. He is considered to have been an Avatar of the god Vishnu. Krishna is believed to have been a real person who took part in the war known as the Mahabharata. He is a central character in the important Hindu scripture the Bhagavad Gita. Hindus often consider him a warrior, hero, teacher and philosopher and a great leader.