Overview for Krsna: An Incarnation of Visnu
Krsna is belived to be the eighth incarnation of Visnu, who had been who had been dominating the entire epic of Mahabharata. There is an enormous literature on Krsna, which highlights his life and events connected therewith. His popularity is still a living in the Puranas, more particularly in the Bhagavata and others. The work provides the glimpses of his life in brief in an interesting manner.
Shanti Lal Nagar (Author)
Shantilal Nagar, a graduate of the Punjab University, served in the curatorial capacity in the Central Asian Antiquities Museum, New Delhi, the Archaeological Museum Nalanda, and Archaeological Section of the Indian Museum, Calcutta for a number of years. He has to his credit the scientific documentation of over fifty thousand antiquities, in these museums, representing the rich cultural heritage of the country and comprising of sculptures, bronzes, terracottas, beads, seals and sealing, ancient Indian numismatics, wood work, miniatures and paintings, textiles and Pearce collection of gems, ranging from the earliest times to the late medieval period. He was awarded, in 1987, a fellowship, for his monograph on the Temples of Himachal Pradesh, by the Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi. He has authored more than 38 books.