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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.
- The position of Krishna in Krishnaism viewed as a parallel of that of Christ in Christianity.
- The academic study of the Vaishna theology of Krishna in general.
- ISKCON has recently brought the academic study of Krishna into western academia as Krishnology. (2009)