Three Ways Krishna Is Not Like The Ordinary Raincloud

Krishna's Mercy

[Lord Krishna]“The inhabitants of Vrindavana used to say, ‘Krishna is always manifest before us with a complexion like a blackish cloud. He holds His wonderful flute in His lotus hands. He is dressed in yellow silks and bedecked with a peacock feather on His head. When Krishna walks near Govardhan Hill with these personal features, all the inhabitants of the heavenly planets, as well as the inhabitants of this earth, feel transcendental bliss and consider themselves the eternal servants of the Lord.’” (The Nectar of Devotion, Ch 36)

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An unusual complexion for sure. Who do we know that has this particular color on their body? “Black and blue” typically refers to injuries. Bruises, contusions and the like from playing sports or getting physically attacked. If we saw someone whose entire body was blue, we would think something was seriously wrong. Perhaps there was a…

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