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asked 2012-12-12 15:05:47 -0500

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Hello,

I have a question regarding Krishna.

In Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, there have been many instances where Krishna/Vishnu is mentioned.

Like in the pangti "Harnaakash dusht har marayaa prahlaad taraayaa" ...so in this pangti Guru ji says that the Lord killed harnaakash and saved prahlaad...and we know that it was the Narsingh avtar of Vishnu that killed harnaakash and prahlad used to pray to Vishnu. So here Guru ji is addresing Vishnu as being 'Har' which is a name for Waheguru.

There there is this line below in dasam granth, in Bachittar Natak, about Krishna. Here Krishna is also mentioned as being 'Hari' another name of God.

ਸਾਰੇ ਛਿਮੋ ਹਮਰੇ ਤੁਮ ਅਉਗਨ ਹ੍ਵੈ ਮਤਿ ਮੰਦਿ ਕਰੀ ਜੁ ਢਿਠਾਈ ॥ ਮੀਟ ਲਯੋ ਮੁਖ ਤਉ ਹਰਿ ਜੀ ਤਿਹ ਪੈ ਮਮਤਾ ਡਰ ਬਾਤ ਛਪਾਈ ॥੧੩੫॥ सारे छिमो हमरे तुम अउगन ह्वै मति मंदि करी जु ढिठाई ॥ मीट लयो मुख तउ हरि जी तिह पै ममता डर बात छपाई ॥१३५॥ I am of low intellect, forgive all my vices;" then Hari (Krishna) closed his mouth and concealed this fact under the impact of affection.135.

But in the akal ustat there is a pangti where Guru Gobind Singh ji mentions Krishna as being a worm. I am very confused....or is Guru ji saying that God created many Krihshnas like He created many worms? But why would Guru ji compare Krishna with a worm?? When in other pangtis Krishna is being addressed as 'Hari'?!

ਕਿਤੇ ਕ੍ਰਿਸਨ ਸੇ ਕੀਟ ਕੋਟੈ ਉਪਾਏ ॥ He hath Created millions of Krishnas like worms.

Please Please explain....

And no devotee of Krishna has said that there are more than one Krishna, so why has Guru ji said that God has created many Krishnas and many Vishnus? I mean how is that possible????

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answered 2012-12-13 06:25:10 -0500

jas15283 gravatar image

Please reflect on this:

Is Krishna being called Har (or Waheguru)

Or

Is waheguru (Har) being called by the name Krishna

Please also read the shabad: Raam raam bol bol khojte vadbhaagi

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answered 2012-12-12 18:08:27 -0500

kanwaljit.singh gravatar image

Guru Sahib is saying that killing of Harnakash was part of the wonderful play of Creation. And he was destroyed because he wanted people to worship him!

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