Brahma Vaivarta Purana Chapter 15:161-170

Brahma Vaivarta Purana

Sri Radha-Krsna-vivaha

The Wedding of Sri Radha-Krsna

Chapter 15: Verse 161-170



161.Then Lord Krsna forcibly took a jewel mirror from Radha’s hand. Radha responded by forcibly taking the flute from Krsna’s hand.

162.Lord Krsna sweetly stole Radha’s heart and mind, and Radha sweetly stole Lord Krsna’s heart and mind.

163.O great sage, when the amorous battle ended, smiling, crooked-eyed Radha lovingly returned the flute to Lord Krsna.

164.Then Lord Krsna returned Her mirror, gave Her a splendid pastime-lotus, made Her braids again beautiful, and marked Her again with sindura tilaka.

165.Lord Krsna dressed Her and decorated Her with ornaments and with wonderful and colourful pictures and designs drawn in perfume. Neither Visvakarma, nor even Radha’s gopi friends know how to make such graceful and beautiful decorations. How can they be described here?

166.As Radha was about to dress and decorate Him, Lord Krsna suddenly abandoned His form of Her youthful lover and suddenly became an infant again.

167.-168.Seeing that the infallible Supreme Personality of Godhead had again become the crying, frightened, hungry infant that Nanda gave Her, Radha sighed. Her heart was shaken. Overcome with the grief of separation, She looked for Her lover here and there.

169.Distressed, She plaintively appealed, “O master of illusions, why do You show this illusion to Your maidservant?”

170.Radha fell to the ground and wept, and infant Krsna also wept. Then a disembodied voice said:



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