Vasudeva, in Hindu mythology, the patronymic of the deity Krishna, who, according to one tradition, was a son of Vasudeva. The worshipers of Vasudeva, or Krishna, formed one of the earliest theistic devotional movements within Hinduism. When they merged with other groups, namely the Bhagavata, they represented the beginnings of modern Vaishnavism, or worship of VishnuVishnu
Vishnu is one of the Supreme Gods of Hindus and is a part of Hindu Trinity,...
A significant 2nd-century-bce inscription at Besnagar, near Vidisha (Bhilsa), Madhya Pradesh, refers to a column topped by a figure of GarudaGaruda
Garuda is a mythological bird-like creature who was large and considered the king of the birds. He was known for his speed... (the emblem or mount of Lord Vishnu), erected in honour of VasudevaVasudeva
Vasudeva, in Hindu mythology, the patronymic of the deity Krishna, who, according to one tradition, was a son of Vasudeva. The worshipers of Vasudeva, or Krishna, formed one... by the Indo-Greek ambassador Heliodorus, who termed himself a “Bhagavata.”
Though, in the earliest parts of the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, the divinity of KrishnaKrishna
It is described that there are three aspects of the Supreme that must... appears to be still open to doubt, by the time of the writing of the Bhagavadgita (1st–2nd century ce), Vasudeva-Krishna was clearly identified with the Vedic god Vishnu.