is the deity of love. krishna means �he who steals the minds
of others and hearts of all and who is the source of all pleasure.�
krishna would often play pranks with the elderly gopis (cowherd
women), who would be completely vulnerable to his affectionate
most familiar image of krishna is the butter thief.
youth he would go on outings with his gopis and they would
carry horns, sticks and earthen pots filled with their afternoon
of the distinctive features of krishna�s divine persona is
his flute, for the flute was enabled to constantly drink the
nectar flowing from his lips.
was known to be a great dancer and his dance with radha ,his
consort and gopis was called the rasa lila or the dance of
love. the rasa mandala is a divine symbol for harmony.