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Krsna is an ocean of mercy whose deepness cannot be imagined by the tiny human mind,which bewilders man and lures him into further material entanglement.Even the words infinite and unlimited fail to describe the amount of mercy Krsna showers on his devotees, which is purely transcendental in nature. Yet, when man tries to understand Krsna’s compassionate nature, with a bit of devotion in his heart, cold tears roll down, throat becomes choked, whole body shivers with ecstasy, joy and gratitude – an inexplicable display of emotion. Deep inside heart, a silent prayer is poured at the lotus feet of Krsna :-
“I am a fallen soul in this material world. You shower mercy even on those,who look upon you as their enemy, I am a surrendered soul, I beg your mercy, Please save me O Krsna”.
Trivakra(also known as Kubja), a hunchbacked(deformed) women, experienced such mercy of Krsna. She was a servant of Kamsa who used to prepare sandalwood paste for him.When Krsna and Balarama entered Mathura, Trivakra was going to Kamsa’s palace with the sandalwood paste she had prepared. When Krsna saw Trivakra, he asked her to put some sandalwood paste on him and Balaram. Her mind was overwhelmed by Krsna’s beauty, charm, sweetness, smile, words and glances. So she gave them generous amout of sandalwood paste. Pleased with her, Krsna decided to straighten that hunchbacked women and make her beautiful. Krsna pressed down on her toes with both the feet and placed one upward-pointing finger of each hand under her chin and straightened up her body. Endowed with beauty, character and generosity, she longed to have Krsna as her beloved. Krsna promised her that once his mission in Mathura was accomplished, he would fulfill her wish. Later on, after Krsna’s mission in Mathura, Trivakra’s wish was fulfilled as promised.
Actually Krsna had showered mercy on her long before. Trivakra was Surpanakha in Treta Yuga, whose nose was cut by Laxman as she attempted to attack Sita. Surpankha had fallen in love with the good looks of Lord Rama and wanted him as her beloved. As Rama was Maryada Purushottam and faithful to his wife, he rejected Surpanakha. But if someone loves the Lord, that person is never ever turned down.Due to his compassionate nature and unlimited mercy, Surpankha returned as Trivakra in Dwapar Yuga and her wish to have the Lord as beloved was fulfilled.
Putana got the status of the mother and was liberated even though she was sinful because her wish contained Krsna. Trivakra got the status of beloved because her wish consisted of Krsna.
He listens to every single prayer, every single wish but your wish should contain Krsna.
HARE KRSNA HARE KRSNA KRSNA KRSNA HARE HARE
HARE RAMA HARE RAMA RAMA RAMA HARE HARE
Source : - SRIMAD BHAGAVATAM, GARG SAMHITA