HISTORY (ANCIENT) BY RAJNI J HA
ABOUT ME: Faculty of GS in Karol Bagh, Delhi College, DU * . . Bsc Chemistry Honours from Ramjas * MA English from JMI e MA sociology MA psychology B.ed from IPU Former faculty member at paramount coaching centre *Teaching experience of five years in various prominent coaching centres
HAGVATISM Vasudeva Krishna was the founder of Bhagavatis Its philosophy comprised of the three basic principles: a) haki e Devotion lo ac hieve Saation b) Praptt e. Total suender to God. e) Nishkama Karma ie Sellless act agvatism propounded that Gnanara of Jainis wll make man arrogant and therefore is not a wise choice. Similarly it argued that the Karmamarga of Buddhism is very relative in terms of good and bad and therefore not a viable option. Hence, Bhaktimarga as propounded by Bhagvatism is the most simplitied route to reach God
Jaiminiya Brahmana and Taiminiya Upanishad Krishna appears as teacher for the first time Bhagwad Giia, composed by Vedavyas, is the highest stage of Krishna's philosophy. Krishna's philosophy emerged around 1000 B.C. but-Bhagvatism became popular only in 6th because of Brahmanism's initi opposon to (as Krishi ritualism However, Shudras were ishna's philosophy opposed Brahmin later they appropriated it as a good defence against Jainism and Buddhism getting converted to the other religions and even other sections of the society were a a getting attracted to Buddhism and Jainism. This process had to be contained. So the priestly class Combssed divertedts atn to Bhavatis (as Krishna belonged to Yadavs). After they were successful, they hailed Krishna as an incarnation of Vishnu and assimilated Bhagavatism into anva ahathaat awuansar rahmanism ne
ar Krishna was the disciple of three great sages: Angeerasa, Ghora and Sandeepani. Bhagavatism gradually became popular, even among foreign races like Kushans ,Parthians and Indo-greeks. Lord Krishna was worshiped as Herkles by Greeks. Y Hes However as Buddhism and Jainism were too rigid, they identified most with Bhagavatism Hilodorous, Greek ambassador of king Antialkhedus followed Bhagavatism and installed pillar inscription at Basenagar in Vidisha in M. P. Garuda In course of time, ritualistic part also became assoc iated with Bhagavatism called Pancharatra system which was introduced by sage Sandilya. Pancharatra system meant worshipping Krishna and the four Yadava hiero family i.e. Sankarashana (Balaram), Aniruddha and Samba (sons of Krishna), Pradyumna (Grandson of Krishna). + a During the age of Guptas, Bhagavatism was transformed into Vaishnavism (Krishna got identified as an incarnation of Vishnu). Thus Vaishnavism emerged as the extension of Bhagavatism.