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  • n. the position of Krishna in Krishnaism viewed as a parallel of that of Christ in Christianity
  • n. the academic study of the Vaishna theology of Krishna in general


Krishna + -ology. As a nonce word (attested 1929) used for illustrating the parallels between Christology and the theology of Krishnaism. Since the late 2000s also used by ISKCON authors in a more general sense. (Wiktionary)


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