Sri Radhe-Krsna's playful pastimes (vihara)

Sri Radhe-Krsna's playful pastimes (vihara) - Kokilavana



Once, the very playful Sri Krsna eagerly desired to meet Srimati Radhika, but because of the obstacles created by Her mother-in-law Jatila, sister-in-law Kutila and husband Abhimanyu, Srimati Radhika could not get to Their appointed meeting place. After waiting for a long time, Krsna climbed a tall tree and sweetly began to imitate the sound of a cuckoo. Hearing the loud and delightful call of this astonishing cuckoo bird, Srimati Radhika and the sakhis understood that it was a signal from Krsna and became eager and restless to meet with Him. At that time, Jatila addressed Visakha, saying,"Visakha, I have heard cuckoo birds make so many beautiful sounds, but I have never heard anything like the wonderful and lengthy melody this bird sings today." Visakha replied," Dadiji, we also have never heard anything like it. This is certainly an amazing cuckoo bird. With your permission, we would like to go out and see it for ourselves." The old woman gladly gave permission for the sakhis to go. They very happily entered the forest, and thus Krsna was able to meet with Radha. This is how this place became known as Kokilavana.
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  • radhe radhe ....................happy to read your blogs again mataji.............haribolllllllllllll
  • Hare Krsna...so blissfull n spritiual....n the real meaning came to known...thanx for sharing Geeta ji.
  • Excellent story.

    Thank you so much for sharing.

  • Hare Krishna mataji

    Kokilavana? The real meaning finally came to known to many friends now mataji

  • wow............

    beautiful story.....

    hare krishna

     

  • Volunteer

    Pranam Geeta Didi. Hare Krishna.

    Thank you very much for adding this wonderful pastime.

    Take care, bye.

  • Volunteer
    Wow!!! This is actually the divine call of lord and the response of the devotee. We too r eagerly waiting for d call of our beloved. Hare Krishna!!!
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