Author: Ashish KhokarPublisher: RupaYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 56ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171677614
Portraying the panorama of India's cultural heritage, this book visits the holy land of Mathura-Vrindavan, a visit which is a dream that many a Hindu aspires to.Braj, the land of Radhe-Shyam, resplendent in its glory as the birth-lace of India's most loved god - Krishna. The very soil of this holy place is intermingled with myths connected with the birth, childhood, antics, heroics land the love-play of Krishna. It was in this consecrated bhoomi that the romance between Radha and Krishna bloomed, and it was witness to the Raasleela between the two. It was also here that the young Krishna played his pranks with the gopis, much to the displeasure of Radha.Braj celebrates not only the childhood and the romantic youth of Krishna, but also his heroics, when he rid Mathura of its evil ruler, and his uncle, Kansa, by destroying him.