Krishna’s maternal grandfather and grandmother


Krishna’s maternal grandfather (Sumukha)

Sri Krishna’s maternal grandfather is called Sumukha.

He is energetic and enthusiastic by nature. His long beard is white like a conch shell and his bodily complexion resembles a ripe jamun fruit[1].

Krishna’s maternal grandmother (Patala)

The name of Sri Krishna’s maternal grandmother is Patala. She is well-known as the Queen of Vraja. Her hair looks yellowish just like yoghurt made from cow milk, her complexion is pale pinkish like a patala flower[2], and her clothes are green.


[1] The jamun fruit color is purple

[2]  Like a rose



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