Category Archives: Sant Surdas

Poem – Krishna Denying He Stole The Butter

O mother mine, I did not eat the butter come dawn, with the herds, you send me to the jungle, o, mother mine, I did not eat the butter. all day long with my flute in the jungles at dusk … Continue reading

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Krishna goes to the Woods – Sant Surdas

O Krishna, darling of Gokula, awake I have brought you milk, curd and sugar-candy come and partake of these delicacies: your pals are at the door, calling you to play; the sun has risen and it’s time to go to … Continue reading

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Krishna Denying He Stole the Butter   – Sant Surdas

O mother mine, I did not eat the butter Come dawn, with the herds, you send me to the jungle, o, mother mine, I did not eat the butter. all day long with my flute in the jungles at dusk … Continue reading

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The Deeds Of Krishna – Sant Surdas

There is no end to the deeds of Krishna:  true to his promise, he tended the cows in Gokula;  Lord of the gods and compassionate to his devotees,  he came as Nrisingha  and tore apart Hiranyakashipa.  When Bali spread his … Continue reading

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Krishna Returning With The Herd – Sant Surdas

Mohan comes herding the cows,  crown of peacock feathers on his head,  garland of forest flowers on his chest,  in his hand a wooden staff,  his body wrapped in cow-dust.  A band around his waist  and from his feet the … Continue reading

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Secret Signs – Sant Surdas

Krishna conveyed by signs to clever Radha. [he could not speak out as her girl friends were with her] to make a pretence of milking the cows, and picking up the milkpail come to meet him in the meadow. Nanda, … Continue reading

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The Course Of Love – Sant Surdas

Seeing Radha stand alone, Krishna came from behind and blindfolded her with his hands. But his hands could not fully cover her large and elongated vivacious eyes. They shone out from within his fingers as a serpent’s gem which it … Continue reading

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