Difference Between Krishna and Vishnu

Question: Difference Between Krishna and Vishnu

Please explain me how Krishna and Vishnu are different?

Answer: God at Home and  God at the Office

Vishnu or Vishnu-tattva is the category of the Supreme Personality of Godhead in all of His multifarious forms such as Krishna, Rama, Nrsimha, Vamana, Mahavishnu, etc. This is differentiated from the category known as Jiva-tattva, which is the category we are in as the Lord's separated parts and parcels. Therefore Krishna is the original Vishnu and the other forms of God as His expansions. When God is at home engaged in dealings with His intimate family members He is Krishna. And when He is engaged in managing universal cosmic affairs, He is Vishnu.
Sankarshan Das Adhikari

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  • Hari Hari! Yes. Krishna is a like boy who is at home, and his love is unlimited... But Lord Vishnu is a man like in his office, Vishnu's love is limited by rules and regulations.Just like a Magistrate, At home, his wife can slap him whereas in the office, his children can't sit on his lap. So, Krishna enjoys with his friends in so many ways Spontaneous love, conjugal love), while Vishnu's love is limited by some rules and regulation like in an office... Hope it helped you

    Your servant,
    Prahlad Das 

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