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Krishna -- Hindu God
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  • There are many stories of Krishna’s mischievous youth.
  • And in his wisdom and perfect love, Lord Krishna led me to meet one man.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • She became a Hare Krishna or one of those wild religions and later she got married again, this time to a white man.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • The newborn Krishna was presented with gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • The future of science! I really doubt Krishna or Vyasa had much to say about superstring theory and multidimensional cosmological models.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • One day Mortenson tried the door of Krishna Copy and found it unexpectedly locked.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • I say to Shri Krishna, ’Come!
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • …sword—he saw the bodies of men and women, naked in positions and cramps of frenzied love—he saw corpses stretched out, motionless, cold, void— he saw the heads of animals, of boars, of crocodiles, of elephants, of bulls, of birds—he saw gods, saw Krishna, saw Agni—he saw all of these figures and faces in a thousand relationships with one another, each one helping the other, loving it, hating it, destroying it, giving re-birth to it, each one was a will to die, a passionately painful…
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • Unfortunately, my interest in Krishna had vanished and also my pleasure in learned discussions.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • ’Ay, but that man had right and reason, for Krishna Himself appeared in a vision promising him Paradise without the burning-pyre if he journeyed to Prayag.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim

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  • While fathers played sublimated sexual games with their nubile teenaged daughters, Poothana suckled young Krishna at her poisoned breast.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • His awakening came—but with a surprising turn that throws into new perspective the whole problem of the hero-circuit, as well as the mystery of the mighty king’s request for sleep as the highest conceivable boon, Visnu, the Lord of the World, had become incarnate in the person of a beautiful youth named Krsna (Krishna), who having saved the land of India from a tyrannical race of demons, had assumed the throne.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • Some three years back, the false Krishna made a visit.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • And all sorts of entertainments are provided: A turbaned fire-breather with a face painted as blue as Krishna’s blows a fat orange plume of flame from his pursed lips, and the guests gasp in delight.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • Tourists took pictures, posing each other in front of the car, taking turns snapping and posing, and there were Krishna skinheads with handbells, young and pale in ocher robes and high-top sneakers, jumping devoutly up and down.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Two pictures rest behind a small altar: to the side, Ganesha again, and in the centre, in a larger frame, smiling and blue-skinned, Krishna playing the flute.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Of all the Celestial party, Krishna the Tireless does cause the greatest consternation among the staff.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • A dollar an hour to rent the old IBM Selectric seemed reasonable, but after five hours at downtown Berkeley’s Krishna Copy Center, he’d only finished four letters.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Krishna was the peon who should have brought the files from his office.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • He played then upon his pipes one night, however, the hearing of which would have been enough to gain the old Krishna forgiveness for near anything.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • But it was not the true magic we heard that night, for there is only one true Krishna-swart and hairy, his eyes so red and blazing.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • But we should not cling! A plague upon fundamentalists and literalists! I am reminded of a story of Lord Krishna when he was a cowherd.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • He identifies them for me with a pointed finger: Lakshmi; Shakti, the mother goddess, in the form of Par va ft; and Krishna, this time as a playful baby crawling on all fours.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The god Krishna had somehow preserved it against the ages.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • But the moment the girls become possessive, the moment each one imagines that Krishna is her partner alone, he vanishes.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • It was Lord Krishna speaking.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • There is the story of baby Krishna, wrongly accused by his friends of eating a bit of dirt.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Krishna does as he is told.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • If Brahman is to have only one son, He must be as abundant as Krishna with the milkmaids, no?
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • I’ll stick to my Krishna, thank you very much.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Less explicit than the call to Krishna, it voiced our loneliness nevertheless, our isolation, our need for the Friend who never comes yet is not entirely disproved.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Krishna the earth, Krishna the stars replied, until the Englishman was appeased by their echoes, fined the absent peon eight annas, and sat down to his arrears in the next room.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Krishna!
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Krishna the earth, Krishna the stars replied, until the Englishman was appeased by their echoes, fined the absent peon eight annas, and sat down to his arrears in the next room.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Now we call it Shiva, Krishna, Shakti, Ganesha; we can approach it with some understanding; we can discern certain attributes—loving, merciful, frightening—and we feel the gentle pull of relationship.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Death? I couldn’t imagine Lord Krishna consenting to be stripped naked, whipped, mocked, dragged through the streets and, to top it off, crucified—and at the hands of mere humans, to boot.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Then I raced down the hill on the left and raced up the hill on the right—to offer thanks to Lord Krishna for having put Jesus of Nazareth, whose humanity I found so compelling, in my way.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Lord Krishna the Dark, however, chose that moment to blow upon his pipes.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • At that moment, Krishna took his Aspect upon him, raising up the Attribute of divine drunkenness.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • He even went back to the subject of our former discussions and said once more how interesting and stimulating they had been and how deep an impression my theories about Mithras and Krishna had made on him at the time.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • As for Ravi, if Lord Krishna had held a cricket bat rather than a flute, if Christ had appeared more plainly to him as an umpire, if the prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, had shown some notions of bowling, he might have lifted a religious eyelid, but they didn’t, and so he slumbered.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • From the sensuousness of a woman with a baby at her breast into the seductive mischief of Krishna’s smile.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • He had pursued philosophy and music and had his fill of war and his Elsasser at the Steel Helmet and discussed Krishna with men of honest learning.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Steppenwolf
  • The Professor dandled it and gave it to the Rajah, who, making a great effort, said, "I name this child Shri Krishna," and tumbled it into the cradle.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Having swallowed the butter, they played another game which chanced to be graceful: the fondling of Shri Krishna under the similitude of a child.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Suddenly, closer than he had calculated, the palanquin of Krishna appeared from behind a ruined wall, and descended the carven glistening watersteps.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • After a silence—myriads of kisses around them as the earth drew the water in— he continued: " Do you know anything about this Krishna business?"
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Leave Krishna alone, and talk about something sensible.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Lord Krishna," she told him, "and offended against the sanctity of Night.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
  • Another time, Krishna-when I am ready.
    Roger Zelazny  --  Lord of Light
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