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Single Idea 7994

[catalogued under 28. God / A. Divine Nature / 1. God]

Full Idea

All the gods come from me, says Krishna. ...I am the one source of all

Gist of Idea

Everything, including the gods, comes from me, says Krishna


Anon (Bhag) (The Bhagavad Gita [c.500 BCE], 10.2/8)

Book Reference

'The Bhagavad Gita', ed/tr. Mascaro,Juan [Penguin 1962], p.84

A Reaction

This seems very close to monotheism, and sounds very similar to the position that Zeus seems to occupy in later Greek religion, where he is shading off into a supreme and spiritual entity.