Krishna was born 5252 years ago
Date of Birth : 18 th July,3228 B.C
Month : Shravan
Day : Ashtami
Nakshatra : Rohini
Day : Wednesday
Time : 00:00 A.M.
Shri Krishna lived 125 years, 08 months & 07 days.
Date of Death : 18th February 3102BC.
When Krishna was 89 years old ; the mega war (Kurukshetra war) took place.
He died 36 years after the Kurukshetra war.
Kurukshetra War was started on Mrigashira Shukla Ekadashi, BC 3139. i.e “8th December 3139BC”. It ended on “25th December, 3139BC”. There was a Solar eclipse between “3p.m to 5p.m on 21st December, 3139BC” ; cause of Jayadrath’s death. Bhishma died on 2nd February,(First Ekadasi of the Uttarayana), in 3138 B.C.
Krishna is worshipped as:
Krishna Kanhaiyya : Mathura
Jagannath:- In Odisha
Vithoba:- In Maharashtra
Srinath: In Rajasthan
Dwarakadheesh: In Gujarat
Ranchhod: In Gujarat
Krishna : Udupi in Karnataka
Guruvayurappan in Kerala
Bilological Father: Vasudeva
Biological Mother: Devaki
Adopted Father:- Nanda
Adopted Mother: Yashoda
Elder Brother: Balaram
Birth Place: Mathura
Wives: Rukmini, Satyabhama, Jambavati, Kalindi, Mitravinda, Nagnajiti, Bhadra, Lakshmana
Krishna is reported to have Killed only 4 people in his life time.
(i) Chanoora ; the Wrestler
(ii) Kansa ; his maternal uncle
(iii) & (iv) Shishupaala and Dantavakra ; his cousins.
Life was not fair to him at all. His mother was from Ugra clan, and Father from Yadava clan, inter-racial marriage.
LORD KRISHNA’S PHYSICAL FEATURES:
Krishna was born dark skinned and was not named at all throughout his life. The whole village of Gokul started calling him the black one ; Kanha.
He was ridiculed for being black, short and adopted too. His childhood was wrought with life threatening situations. ‘Drought’ and “threat of wild wolves” made them shift from ‘Gokul’ to ‘Vrindavan’ at the age 9.
Lord Krishna stayed in Vrindavan till 10 years and 8 months. He killed his own uncle at the age of 10 years and 8 months at Mathura.
Lord Krishna then released his biological mother and father. He never returned to Vrindavan ever again as he had to migrate to Dwaraka from Mathura due to threat of a Sindhu King ; Kala Yaavana.
He defeated ‘Jarasandha’ with the help of ‘Vainatheya’ Tribes on Gomantaka hill (now Goa). Then he rebuilt Dwaraka and left to Sandipani’s Ashram in Ujjain to start his schooling at age 16~18.
Lord Krishna saved his teachers son Punardatta. Purandatta was kidnapped near Pranhasa. Pranhasa is a sea port in Gujarat. After his education, he came to know about his cousins fate of Vanvas.
He came to their rescue in ”Wax house”. Later his cousins got married to Draupadi. His role was immense in this saga. Then, he helped his cousins establish Indraprastha and their Kingdom.
LORD KRISHNA AS A SAVIOUR:
Lord Krishna saved Draupadi from embarrassment.
He stood by his cousins during their exile and stood by them and made them win the Kurushetra war.
Krishna saw his cherished city, Dwaraka washed away.
A hunter named Jara killed Krishna.
Lord krishna never did any miracles. His life was not a successful one. There was not a single moment when he was at peace throughout his life. At every turn, he had challenges and even more bigger challenges.
He faced everything and everyone with a sense of responsibility and yet remained unattached.
He is the only person, who knew the past and future, yet he lived at that present moment always.