His Butter-Soft Lotus Palms

Krishna wants His mother’s attention

One night the soothing rays of the full moon illumined the courtyard of Nanda’s house.

Yasoda sat there talking with some elderly gopis while Krishna played nearby gazing at the moon.

Sneaking up behind Yasoda, Krishna removed the veil covering her head, loosened her braid, and patted her on the back to get her attention with His butter-soft lotus palms.

His voice choked up as He continually cried.

Yasoda’s heart swelled with maternal love, so she indicated with a glance that her friends should attend to Krishna.


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