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Hinduism - Who Is Yashoda In Hindu Mythology?

 



Krishna's foster mother in Hindu mythology, who welcomes him the night he is born and raises him until he is old enough to return to Mathura and claim his kingdom.

Yashoda, who loves Krishna as if he were her own child, is a model of unselfish devotion.

Rupa Goswami, a devotee (bhakta) of the god Krishna and a follower of the Bengali saint Chaitanya, has used her mythic example of loving, motherly care as the model for vatsalya bhava, one of the five modes of devotion most prominently articulated by Rupa Goswami, a devotee (bhakta) of the god Krishna and a follower of the Bengali saint Chaitanya Devotees who practice vatsalya consider themselves to be God's parents, lavishing love and care on the god in the same way as a cow does for her calf.


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Hinduism - Who Is Vasudeva In Hindu Mythology?

 


Who Is Vasudeva?

Krishna's father as a divinity. 

Vasudeva's most significant part in Krishna's mythology occurs on the night of Krishna's birth, when he is able to transport the baby Krishna from his birthplace, the jail, to the house of his foster parents, Nanda and Yashoda.



That night, Vasudeva arrives with Yashoda's newborn daughter, who is really the goddess Bhadrakali in disguise.



Kamsa murders the kid by slamming it on a stone the following morning, but the goddess emerges from the corpse, taunting Kamsa that the person who would kill him has escaped.


~Kiran Atma


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