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Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna
Sri Krishna Lila: The Complete life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna
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Foreword

It pleases me immensely to know that Devi Vanamali, the author of this admirable book on the life of Bhagavan (Lord) Sri Krishna, wants me to write a few words by way of an introductory appreciation and suggestion. I have gone through this book carefully and my first impression after reading it was that this is the first attempt perhaps ever made by a scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation. What charmed me especially was the perspicacious and deeply touching style and expression in which the whole story is told so beautifully and so comprehensively.

Usually, devotees of Lord Sri Krishna confine their attention to the childhood and boyhood days of Krishna in Gokula, Vrindavana, and Mathura and even if they are a little more extended, the writings generally add only the events in Dwaraka, of Sri Krishna's regime and His social greatness as delineated in the Shrimad Bhagavatha Mahapurana.

Very few pay sufficient attention to the wonderful deeds of the towering Krishna of the Mahabharata, without which facet of His life the great story would remain incomplete. It is delightful to observe that Mata Devi Vanamali has not omitted any salient feature and has managed to press into her book the essentials of the story as we have in both the Shrimad Bhagavatha and the Mahabharata.

The divine play of the child in Vrindavana, the serious posture of a mature potentate in Dwaraka, and the transcendent power exhibited in the Mahabharata constitute the three sections in the book of Sri Krishna's life. The author of this book is not merely a devotee in the ordinary sense of the term, but one who has endeavoured to saturate her very life with Krishna bhakti, due to which speciality in her, the work glows with a fervour of spirit and a radiance of clarity in presentation. A book written by a seeker who veritably lives in the presence of the Lord will no doubt have the magnetic influence it will obviously exert on every reader of this divine saga, this chronicle of God come fully in visible form.

A reading of the life of Sri Krishna will not only be a rewarding treat, as an enchanting vision of the deeds of the Divine Superman, but also charge the reader's personality with an energy and vigour not to be had on this earth.

May works of this kind see the light of day in more and more numbers, for the blessing of all humankind.

Swami Krishnananda

General Secretary
Divine Life Society
Rishikesh, India

Back Of Book


"Till My advent O Uddhava, a dip in the Ganga was supposed to eradicate all sins, but now a dip in the holy story of My Life is enough to cleanse the sins of a thousand life-times. He who listens to the story of My Life sanctifies himself."

Lord Krishna in the Sreemad Bhagvatha Purana


"I know of no Reality other than Lord Krishna, whose face is as radiant as the full moon, whose colour is that of the fully laden rain cloud, whose eyes are large and lustrous as the petals of a lotus, whose lips are red as the bimba berry, whose hands are adorned with the flute, and who is clad in resplendent garments."

Madhusudana Saraswathi


"This is the first attempt perhaps ever made by scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation!"

Swami Krishnanadaji Maharaj
'Divine Life Society', Rishikesh
 

 
CONTENTS
 
  Benediction viii
  Foreword ix
  Introduction xv
 
BOOK ONE
BALA-LILA-THE PLAY OF THE CHILD
 
1. The Advent 3
2. The Birth of the Unborn 13
3. The Divine Infant 19
4. The Butter Thief 28
5. Bondage of the Boundless 36
6. Brahma Bemused 45
7. The Enchanting Flute 57
8. Krishna Lifts the Mountain 66
9. The Divine Lover 71
10. The Lord of Vraja 82
 
BOOK TWO
RAJA-LILA-THE ROYAL GAME
 
11. The Prophecy Fulfilled 93
12. Uddhava at Gokula 102
13. Lord of Dwaraka 113
14. Abduction of Rukmini 125
15. The Cursed Gem 135
16. The Pandavas 143
17. The Divine Husband 155
18. The Sons of Krishna 164
19. The Divine Ruler 173
20. The Rajasuya Sacrifice 183
 
BOOK THREE
UTTAMA-LILA-THE GAME SUPREME
 
21. The Gambling Match 201
22. The Exile 212
23. The Lord as Ambassador 227
24. Declaration of War 245
25. Srimad Bhagavad Gita 262
26. The Mahabharata War 278
27. The End of the War 293
28. The Advice of Bhishma 314
29. The Story of Sudama 329
30. Dharma Rules Supreme 339
31. The Curse of the Sages 352
32. Advice to Uddhava 363
33. The Death of the Deathless 375
  Epilogue-Lila-the Cosmic Play 388
  List of Mantras with Meanings 392
  List of Characters 395
  Glossary 405

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Foreword

It pleases me immensely to know that Devi Vanamali, the author of this admirable book on the life of Bhagavan (Lord) Sri Krishna, wants me to write a few words by way of an introductory appreciation and suggestion. I have gone through this book carefully and my first impression after reading it was that this is the first attempt perhaps ever made by a scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation. What charmed me especially was the perspicacious and deeply touching style and expression in which the whole story is told so beautifully and so comprehensively.

Usually, devotees of Lord Sri Krishna confine their attention to the childhood and boyhood days of Krishna in Gokula, Vrindavana, and Mathura and even if they are a little more extended, the writings generally add only the events in Dwaraka, of Sri Krishna's regime and His social greatness as delineated in the Shrimad Bhagavatha Mahapurana.

Very few pay sufficient attention to the wonderful deeds of the towering Krishna of the Mahabharata, without which facet of His life the great story would remain incomplete. It is delightful to observe that Mata Devi Vanamali has not omitted any salient feature and has managed to press into her book the essentials of the story as we have in both the Shrimad Bhagavatha and the Mahabharata.

The divine play of the child in Vrindavana, the serious posture of a mature potentate in Dwaraka, and the transcendent power exhibited in the Mahabharata constitute the three sections in the book of Sri Krishna's life. The author of this book is not merely a devotee in the ordinary sense of the term, but one who has endeavoured to saturate her very life with Krishna bhakti, due to which speciality in her, the work glows with a fervour of spirit and a radiance of clarity in presentation. A book written by a seeker who veritably lives in the presence of the Lord will no doubt have the magnetic influence it will obviously exert on every reader of this divine saga, this chronicle of God come fully in visible form.

A reading of the life of Sri Krishna will not only be a rewarding treat, as an enchanting vision of the deeds of the Divine Superman, but also charge the reader's personality with an energy and vigour not to be had on this earth.

May works of this kind see the light of day in more and more numbers, for the blessing of all humankind.

Swami Krishnananda

General Secretary
Divine Life Society
Rishikesh, India

Back Of Book


"Till My advent O Uddhava, a dip in the Ganga was supposed to eradicate all sins, but now a dip in the holy story of My Life is enough to cleanse the sins of a thousand life-times. He who listens to the story of My Life sanctifies himself."

Lord Krishna in the Sreemad Bhagvatha Purana


"I know of no Reality other than Lord Krishna, whose face is as radiant as the full moon, whose colour is that of the fully laden rain cloud, whose eyes are large and lustrous as the petals of a lotus, whose lips are red as the bimba berry, whose hands are adorned with the flute, and who is clad in resplendent garments."

Madhusudana Saraswathi


"This is the first attempt perhaps ever made by scholar-devotee to present in one compact volume the multifaceted and majestic life of the Great Incarnation!"

Swami Krishnanadaji Maharaj
'Divine Life Society', Rishikesh
 

 
CONTENTS
 
  Benediction viii
  Foreword ix
  Introduction xv
 
BOOK ONE
BALA-LILA-THE PLAY OF THE CHILD
 
1. The Advent 3
2. The Birth of the Unborn 13
3. The Divine Infant 19
4. The Butter Thief 28
5. Bondage of the Boundless 36
6. Brahma Bemused 45
7. The Enchanting Flute 57
8. Krishna Lifts the Mountain 66
9. The Divine Lover 71
10. The Lord of Vraja 82
 
BOOK TWO
RAJA-LILA-THE ROYAL GAME
 
11. The Prophecy Fulfilled 93
12. Uddhava at Gokula 102
13. Lord of Dwaraka 113
14. Abduction of Rukmini 125
15. The Cursed Gem 135
16. The Pandavas 143
17. The Divine Husband 155
18. The Sons of Krishna 164
19. The Divine Ruler 173
20. The Rajasuya Sacrifice 183
 
BOOK THREE
UTTAMA-LILA-THE GAME SUPREME
 
21. The Gambling Match 201
22. The Exile 212
23. The Lord as Ambassador 227
24. Declaration of War 245
25. Srimad Bhagavad Gita 262
26. The Mahabharata War 278
27. The End of the War 293
28. The Advice of Bhishma 314
29. The Story of Sudama 329
30. Dharma Rules Supreme 339
31. The Curse of the Sages 352
32. Advice to Uddhava 363
33. The Death of the Deathless 375
  Epilogue-Lila-the Cosmic Play 388
  List of Mantras with Meanings 392
  List of Characters 395
  Glossary 405

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