Terms and Questions
Vishnu, Krishna, and Siva
1. Describe the paradigm for devotional love in the
stories of Krishna as a child
2. What do the Krishna stories tell us about the nature
of the divine as manifest in the world?
3. How is Vishnu associated with dharma?
4. Describe the general features of Lord Siva as
presented in class
5. How does Lord Siva recapitulate the two major emphases
in the history of the Vedic traditions?