Friends Event: Who is the Real Krishna?
Birmingham Friends Event
Saturday, 1 September 2012 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Meeting House of the society of Friends
1 Hamlet Road, Hall Green,
Birmingham B28 9BG
A talk by Dr Nick Sutton of the Oxford Centre For Hindu Studies.
Krishna is perhaps the most widely revered of Hindu deities whose image is worshipped in temples throughout India. However, Krishna appears to have something of a dual identity, firstly as the sagacious teacher familiar from the Mahabharata and Bhagavad-gita and then as the playful child and lover who sports in the forests around Vrindaban. In this talk we will consider the identity of Krishna as the Supreme Deity and explore the ways in which this dual identity provides an important insight into the nature of the divine.
Friends of the OCHS - Birmingham