The friend and councillor of Krsna. According to some he was Krsna's cousin, being son of Deva, the brother of Vasudeva. He was also called Pavanavy... more
a confidential friend of Srî Krishna in Vrndâvana.
One of Krishna's closest friends, His most confidential adviser in Mathura and Dvaraka.
a learned disciple of Båhaspati and confidential friend of Lord Kåñëa in Dvärakä.
a dear devotee and friend of Krishna.
Uddhava (also known as Pavanayadhi) is a character from the Puranic texts of Hinduism, wherein his is the friend and counsellor of Krishna the avatar. He plays a significant role in the Bhagavata Purana, being taught the processes of yoga and bhakti directly by Krishna. The principle of these discussions is often refered to as the Uddhava Gita, similarly to the Bhagavad Gita wherein Krishna instructs Arjuna.