Saturday, 4 July 2015

Flute Player


The Dark One*

Played His flute

The peacock feather

Attached to His hair

Swayed by the breeze

Yamuna** shivered

In pleasure

The little butter-thief

Stole everyone’s heart

Vrindavan is still there

So is Yamuna’s flow

Where Art Thou

My flute player

Make my heart Thy Vrindavan

Come Gopala***

Live here

Play Thy flute



*Krishna [1](/ˈkrɪʃnə/; Sanskrit: कृष्ण, Kṛṣṇa in IAST, pronounced [ˈkr̩ʂɳə] (  listen)) is considered the supreme deity, worshipped across many traditions of Hinduism in a variety of different perspectives. Krishna, the Dark One is often described and portrayed as an infant eating butter, a young boy playing a flute as in the Bhagavata Purana,[3] or as an elder giving direction and guidance as in the Bhagavad Gita.[4] The stories of Krishna appear across a broad spectrum of Hindu philosophical and theological traditions.[5] They portray him in various perspectives: a god-child, a prankster, a model lover, a divine hero, and the Supreme Being.[6] The principal scriptures discussing Krishna's story are the Mahabharata, the Harivamsa, theBhagavata Purana, and the Vishnu Purana.: Wikipedia
**Yamuna is a river
***another name for Krishna


Posted for the prompt Flute given by Celestine @ A Prompt Each Day


  1. There is something mesmerising about the flute and its music. I can see how it would capture hearts. What an interesting look in.

  2. To welcome the flute player into one's heart is to welcome joy!

    Bamboo Flute

  3. He is sooooo beautiful, like one's child in their many ways of being.

  4. Interesting, Sumana.

  5. I love reading your work and learning more about the Gods and Goddesses!


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