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Krishna (Hindu deity)

Works: 3,866 works in 5,507 publications in 2 languages and 48,017 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Sacred books  Commentaries 
Classifications: BL1220, 294.5211
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Publications about Krishna (Hindu deity)
Most widely held works about Krishna (Hindu deity)
    The art of loving Krishna ornamentation and devotion by Cynthia Packert( file )
    5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,531 libraries worldwide
    Since ancient times, Hindus have expressed their love and devotion to their deities through beautiful ornamentation -- dressing and decorating the deities with elaborate clothing, jewelry, and flowers. In this pioneering study of temples in Vrindaban and Jaipur, India, Cynthia Packert takes readers across temple thresholds and into the god Krishna's sacred domain. She describes what devotees see when they behold gorgeously attired representations of the god and why these images look the way they do. She d
    The ritual of battle Krishna in the Mahābhārata by Alf Hiltebeitel( file )
    7 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 1,444 libraries worldwide
    The Mahabharata by Peter Brook( visu )
    28 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
    The world of The Mahabharata is of profound storytelling power and spiritual import; within it a civilization rises, falls and is reborn
    Krishna a sourcebook by Edwin F Bryant( file )
    6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,226 libraries worldwide
    Edwin Bryant brings together new translations of representative samples of Krishna religious literature from a variety of genres - classical, popular, sectarian, poetic, literary, and philosophical
    Krishna; myths, rites, and attitudes by Milton B Singer( Book )
    14 editions published between 1966 and 1981 in English and held by 1,164 libraries worldwide
    Kṛṣṇa; the supreme personality of Godhead; a summary study of Śrīla Vyāsadeva's Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, tenth canto by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupāda( Book )
    38 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
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    Mahabharata by William Buck( Book )
    14 editions published between 1973 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,041 libraries worldwide
    "Few works in world literature have inspired so vast an audience, in nations with radically different languages and cultures, as the Mahabharata, a Sanskrit verse epic written some 2,000 years ago. The Mahabharata is probably the largest Indian epic ever composed. It is the story of dynastic struggle, between the Kurus and Pandavas for land. In his introduction, sanskritist B. A. Nooten notes "Apart from William Buck's rendition [no other English version has] been able to capture the blend of religion and martial spirit that pervades the original epic.""--BOOK JACKET
    The Mahabharata : a play based upon the Indian classic epic by Jean-Claude Carrière( Book )
    6 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 887 libraries worldwide
    The Mahabharata is 3,500 years old and is the longest poem in any language. It is one of the founding epics of Indian culture and, with its mixture of cosmic drama and profound philosophy (one small section forms the Bhaghavad Gita) holds a unique place in world literature
    The memory of love Sūrdās sings to Krishna by Sūradāsa( file )
    9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
    No Hindu god is closer to the soul of poetry than Krishna, and in North India no poet ever sang of Krishna more famously than SurdD=as-or Sur, for short. He lived in the sixteenth century and became so influential that for centuries afterward aspiring Krishna poets signed their compositions orally with his name. This book takes us back to the source, offering a selection of Surdas's poems that were known and sung in the sixteenth century itself. Here we have poems of war, poems to the great rivers, poems of wit and rage, poems where the poet spills out his disappointments. Most of all, though
    The sword and the flute : Kālī and Kṛṣṇa, dark visions of the terrible and the sublime in Hindu mythology by David R Kinsley( Book )
    13 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 libraries worldwide
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