Who had killed Krishna?

Aniruddha Joshi "Shatayu"
The great war of was over. was being crowned in a spectacular coronation ceremony. Suddenly rose up and began to curse Krishna. She was of the opinion that was solely responsible for the war and subsequent demise of all her children. She cursed that the way vanished from the face of earth, or the clan of Krishna too will meet the similar fate.

Krishna had resigned to of after the war. Once and had a heated argument over the relevance of war. An enraged Satyaki beheaded Krutverma. This unleashed a furious conflict between Yaduvanshis, who split in two different fractions and indulged in a fierce war against each other. However, Yaduvansh did not cease to exist in its entirety after that. Almost all of Yadavs were killed, but remained alive, and they subsequently kept the Yadukul running afloat.

But Sri Krishna’s death has its own share of legends. It is said that after making Dwarika his home, he gave up his mortal form near in Prabhas Kshetra. He was saddened by the demise of his clan. One day he was retiring under a Pipal tree. A hunter called Jara, who had mistaken him for a dear, shot an arrow. The arrow pierced his feet. This is said to be the reason for his death.

But who was that hunter called Jara? beliefs have it that he was actually of Treta Yuga. had killed him when he was fighting with Sugriva. Rama had shot an arrow at him from his hideout. In Dwapar Yuga, this same Bali became Jara hunter and shot an arrow on Krishna from his hideout. It is said that the incarnation of Vishnu, Lord Krishna actually chose for himself a similar death that an another incarnation of Lord Rama had chosen for Bali. It is called an another “Leela” of the Leeladhar Sri Krishna.

Aniruddha Joshi Shatayu
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