The love of Radha and Krishna is symbolic of Krishna being the
god and Radha as the soul of man. Here, the lovers dwell in the
sacred Vrinda groves where nothing but the sound of his sweet
flute is heard. Standing on a huge stalked lotus in an erotic
pose are the blue bodied Krishna and the golden complexioned
Radha. She is holding his flute, prodding him to play the
melodious times. But as of now Krishna is drowning in the
beautiful eyes of his beloved. With one hand holding her head,
coaxing her to come closer, he looks tenderly at her. He wears a
multi-layered crown and jewellery on every part of his body.
Radha is also adorned in the traditional jewellery and attire.
The closely intertwined lower bodies makes it difficult to
distinguish one from the other's.
In his enthusiasm, the artist has used multiple colours on single
garments. The lower garments of Radha and Krishna have different
colours and a printed design, making it look cluttered and
interfering. Bright and bold single colours could have added more
beauty to this silk painting. Nevertheless, beauty lies in its
This description by Kiranjyot.
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