The items Sri Krishna uses

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Sri Krishna’s mirror is called Saradindu and His palm-leaf fan is named Madhumaruta.

His pastime lotus is called Sadasmera and His ball is called Citrakoraka.

Krishna’s golden bow is called Vilasa-karmana and the bowstring is called Manjulasara. The bowstring is tied to jewels at each end of the bow.

Krishna’s small knife is called Tushtida. Its handle is studded by wonderful jewels and therefore looks very beautiful.

The name of His horn is Mandraghosha, and His flute is named Bhuvana-mohini. This vamsi makes Krishna’s heart excessively glad by catching the fish of Radha’s mind by its hook. It is therefore also known as Mahananda.

Krishna’s venu has six holes and is widely known by the name Madana-jhankriti.

Sri Krishna’s murali is named Sarala and creates sweet sounds like that of the kokila bird. Sri Krishna’s favourite ragas are gaudi and gurjari.

The wonderful mantra that Sri Krishna chants in order to achieve His desired goal is the name of His beloved, Srimati Radharani.

The name of Krishna’s staff is Mandana and His vina is called Tarangini.

The two ropes He uses when milking cows are called Pasu-vasikara.

His milking pot is called Amritadohani.


This is a section of the book “Radha Krishna Ganoddesa Dipika”.

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