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Puthana's Liberation
« on: September 23, 2009, 01:08:10 PM »
Puthana is the demon, sent by Kamsa to kill young child
Krishna, when he was hardly 2 years old in Gokulam.  The
demon came in the guise of a beautiful woman, with large
breasts, which she had smeared with dangerous poison.
She came to feed Krishna and without even asking mother
Yasoda's permission, she took Krishna on her laps and gave
her right breast for suckling.

Krishna the all-knowing, sucked her right breast in such a way
that she started crying:  Munja, munja, alam, alam....  She
died and suddenly the form became a large lady of gigantic
proportions.  When Yadavas burnt her body, nice fragrant
smell came out as if sandal wood was burning.

Nochur Venkataraman gives a beautiful explanation.  She
came to feed Krishna but knew that she would die.  She thought
the best way was to surrender to Him.  She gave her right
breast, (symbolic of the I thought).  As Krishna sucked her
ego, she felt that it was all over, she was ready for liberation.
She cried:  Munja, munja alam alam, it is enough, leave me!
My ego is extinguished, leave me, let me attain liberation,
with your touch or diksha!

Arunachala Siva.



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Re: Puthana's Liberation
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2009, 01:57:02 PM »
There is a sloka meaning "Hey Balakrishna,the one who innocently bites the nipple of Devaki with his two milk teeth flowered like Thumbai-a kind of tulip flower,while drinking milk from her and  as Devaki shrieked in pain chuckles by glancing her secretly-May that Bala Krihsna protect t us' "

May be from Krishnakarnamritham composed by Bilvamangala swamigal or elsewhere from. I will be obliged if some one can find out the sanskrit verse. Mr.R. S.-- perhaps you can help.