Krishna Crawling By Sant Surdas

Krishna Crawling Chuckling, Kanha came crawling, Trying to catch His reflection In the bejewelled courtyard of Nanda. One moment He would stare at His shadow…

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Yasoda Inducing Krishna To Stay Nearby By Sant Surdas

Yasoda Inducing Krishna To Stay Nearby Kanha, don’t go so far to play, you do not know the ‘hau’ is here, I’ve learnt of it…

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The Course Of Love By Sant Surdas

The Course Of Love Seeing Radha stand alone, Krishna came from behind and blindfolded her with his hands. But his hands could not fully cover…

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Krishna Learning To Walk By Sant Surdas

Krishna Learning To Walk Hands stretched out hesitantly, A foot on the ground unstably, Yasoda, teaching the Lord to walk. Sometimes watching His adorable face…

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The Formless Brahma Has Incarnated As Krishna By Sant Surdas

The Formless Brahma Has Incarnated As Krishna Krishna awoke; Yashoda was enraptured to see his face blooming as a lotus that captures the rising sun’s…

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Merciful Krishna By Sant Surdas

Merciful Krishna See the greatness of Krishna; though Lord, Father and Master of the world he willingly bears the arrogance of his close devotees Shiva…

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Krishna Complains About His Older Brother By Sant Surdas

Krishna Complains About His Older Brother O mother mine, Dau (Balram)forever teases me. you never gave birth to me, and I was bought in the…

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The Lord Is His Devotees’ Slave By Sant Surdas

The Lord Is His Devotees’ Slave Whatever is a devotee’s caste, clan, family, or name, Rama’s love for him is the same. Beggar and king…

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Krishna’s Meal By Sant Surdas

Krishna’s Meal Kanha eats in Yasoda’s lap. some he eats, some he drops, as the ladies of Nandgaon watch, some he eats and some he…

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Krishna Awakes By Sant Surdas

Krishna Awakes Krishna awake, for the day has dawned: large, deep and lotus-like, your eyes are as in the love-shaped lake a pair of swans…

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The Lord Helps His Devotees By Sant Surdas

The Lord Helps His Devotees The voice falters when it sings of the deeds of the Lord who’s an ocean of mercy. He gave guileful…

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Krishna Questions His Hair Braid Not Growing By Sant Surdas

Krishna Questions His Hair Braid Not Growing Mother, when will my hair-braid grow? milk you said will make it grow, but still it remains so…

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Krishna Beginning To Speak By Sant Surdas

Krishna Beginning To Speak Mohan’s begun to say ‘Maiya Maiya,’ And ‘Baba Baba’ to Nanda, Balaram He’s calling ‘baiya’ From atop the house Yasoda shouts…

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The Invigorating Dawn By Sant Surdas

The Invigorating Dawn Awake, O Krishna awake, the night has gone arise, no longer laze breathe the pure air of early morn; the cowherd-lads come…

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Krishna Wanting The Moon By Sant Surdas

Krishna Wanting The Moon Mother, the moon I want as my toy. I will roll on the floor, Not come to your lap, Nor have…

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Krishna Approaches Radha By Sant Surdas

Krishna Approaches Radha Krishna said, ‘O fair beauty, who are you? Where do you live? Whose daughter are you? I never yet saw you in…

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The Welcome Of The Women Of Braj By Sant Surdas

The Welcome Of The Women Of Braj ‘Tis morn, O Krishna, awake, all the pretty young milkmaids are calling for you; arise O Braj’s prince,…

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Krishna Returning With The Herd By Sant Surdas

Krishna Returning With The Herd Mohan comes herding the cows, crown of peacock feathers on his head, garland of forest flowers on his chest, in…

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Breakfast By Sant Surdas

Breakfast O Hari, ’tis morn, awake, there’s water in the jar for you to wash your face no need to hurry there’s plenty of time….

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The First Meeting Of Radha And Krishna By Sant Surdas

The First Meeting Of Radha And Krishna Krishna went playing in the lanes of Braj, a yellow silk garment round his waist, holding a top…

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Krishna Learns To Walk By Sant Surdas

Krishna Learns To Walk Kanha walks Two steps at a time, Yasoda’s desires see Fulfilment sublime. ‘Runuk jhunk’ sing His anklets, A sound So pleasing…

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Awake O! Prince Of Braj By Sant Surdas

Awake O! Prince Of Braj Awake, Krishna, awake the lotus-petals open the water-lilies droop the bumblebees have left the creepers cocks crow, and birds chirp…

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The Deeds Of Krishna By Sant Surdas

The Deeds Of Krishna There is no end to the deeds of Krishna: true to his promise, he tended the cows in Gokula; Lord of…

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Krishna In The Cradle By Sant Surdas

Krishna In The Cradle Yasoda lulling Hari to sleep, Shaking the cradle, cuddling and fondling, Singing to Him a song. My darling is sleepy Why…

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Secret Signs By Sant Surdas

Secret Signs Krishna conveyed by signs to clever Radha. [he could not speak out as her girl friends were with her] to make a pretence…

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Krishna Goes To The Woods By Sant Surdas

Krishna Goes To The Woods O Krishna, darling of Gokula, awake I have brought you milk, curd and sugar-candy come and partake of these delicacies:…

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Nanda Beholds Krishna’s Face By Sant Surdas

Nanda Beholds Krishna’s Face Parted nightlong from his beloved child Nanda could no longer restrain himself and lifting from his face the coverlet gazed upon…

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Krishna Denying He Stole The Butter By Sant Surdas

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…

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Nanda’s Darling Child By Sant Surdas

Nanda’s Darling Child Who can contain his joy, say, on seeing the lotus-like lovely face of Nanda’s darling child when he awakes? His beauty infatuates…

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