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Krishna with flute
Krishna and Arjuna

Krishna (devanāgarī: कृष्ण kṛṣṇa) (Sanskrit "black, dark blue") is a Hindu deity, an Avatar or incarnation of the preserver-god, Vishnu. Krishna is often portrayed as an infant or young boy playing a flute (as in the Bhagavata Purana) or as a youthful prince giving direction and guidance as in the Bhagavad Gita.

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