Krishna - Wikipedia

Krishna (/ ˈ k r ɪ ʃ n ə /, [ˈkr̩ʂɳə] ( listen); Sanskrit: कृष्ण, translit. Kṛṣṇa) is a major deity in Hinduism.He is worshiped as the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu and also as the supreme God in his own right. He is the god of compassion, tenderness, and love in Hinduism, and is one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian divinities.

Srimad Bhagavatam (Bhagavata Purana); the story of Krishna

The writer of this book is named Krishna Dvaipâyana Vyâsadeva, also called Bâdarâyana.He is the Lord, the bhagavân, among the philosophers, who in India assembled all the holy texts.He compiled the Vedas, also known as s'ruti, containing the basic wisdom, the mantras for the rituals and the hymns.He also wrote the Mahâbhârata, which is the greatest epic poem in the world.