Sanskrit: यशोदा) was wife of Nanda within the Puranictexts of Hinduism. Within the Bhagavata Puranait is describe that Yasoda later became the foster-mother to Krishna, who was born to Devakibut was given to Yashoda and Nanda in Gokul, by Krishna's father Vasudevaon the night of his birth, for his protection from Devaki's brother, the king of Mathura, Kamsa.
Yasoda and Krishna
Various childhood episodes or
Lilas of Krishna, growing in Yashoda's household abound in Hindureligious texts, important amongst them are, Krishna giving Yashoda with His Vishwaroopa or His Divine Form. Also it is stated by Ved Vyasa in Mahabharatha the main Epic which portray's Lord Krishna as prinicple Hero, that venerable sage Maharishi Narada once visited Lord Krishna at Brindavan. Lord Krishna as usual was playing in Mud and was swallowing the sand. Mother Yashoda upon seeing it was furious with Krishna for disobeying Her and punished Krishna by tying Him to a grinding stone. Upon witnessing this act a couplet broke forth Sage Narada in Sanskrit "Enna Davam Saidhanai, Yashoda" which literally means: "What penance have You (Mother Yashoda) undertaken to be bestowed with the powers to punish the supreme Lord (Narayana)". And also seen as question to the Lord Himself as to how He accepts all this. This literally means what penance Yashoda had undertaken in her previous birth to be bestowed upon with the powers to punished, love, care for the Supreme Lord Mahavishnu(Lord Satya Narayana also known as Emperor of Gods in Hindu Mythology). Upon this request it said that Lord Krishna opens His Mouth in front of Yashoda who sees the Seven Oceans, the entire Universe with its vast expanse and also Lord Narayana seated upon Adhishesha (The Divine Snake), attended upon by his beloved consort Mahalakshmi. Upon this Divine Intervention, Mother Yashoda faints only to be revived by Lord Krishna and attended by Sage Narada, who explains to her about Krishna's Life. [ [http://www.dalsabzi.com/books/kids_kahaani/bhaagvad_stories/krishna_and_yashoda_ma.htm Story of Krishna and Yashoda] ] , Krishna stealing the butter, Krishna tied to mortar [ [http://www.stutimandal.com/gif_suur/uluukhal_bandhan.htm Krishna Tied to Mortar] ] especially in couplets written by poet-saint Surdas[ [http://www.stutimandal.com/gif_suur/maataa_vachan.htm Maata Vachan] ] , where her deep affection for Krishna becomes an epitome of 'Vatsalya Prema', Mother's Love and even 'Vatsalya Bhakti’, Mother's Devotion [ [http://members.rediff.com/saivani/Yashoda.htm Vatsalya] ] .
Yashoda and Balarama
Yasoda also played an important role in the upbrinding of
Balarama(the son of Rohini) and his sister Subhadra. She is also sometimes described as having her own daughter, known as Ekānaṅgā.
* [http://www.dalsabzi.com/books/kids_kahaani/bhaagvad_stories/krishna_and_yashoda_ma.htm Story of Krishna and Yashoda]
* [http://members.rediff.com/saivani/Yashoda.htm Yashoda profile]
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Yaśodā — En el marco de la mitología hindú, Iashodá era la esposa de Nanda y madre adoptiva del dios Krisná. Iashodá y Nanda empujando al bebé Krisná en un columpio. yaśodā, en el sistema IAST de transliteración. यशोदा, en letra devánagari. Pronunciación … Wikipedia Español
Yasoda tripunctata — Taxobox | name = Branded Yamfly status = image width = 240px image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Lycaenidae genus = Yasoda species = Y. tripunctata binomial = Yasoda tripunctata… … Wikipedia
Gopāla-campū — title of a book the name of a book written by Jīva Gosvāmī. The Gopāla campū is divided into two parts. The first part is called the eastern wave, and the second part is called the northern wave. In the first part there are thirty three… … The Bhaktivedanta encyclopedia
Glossary of terms in Hinduism — The following is a glossary of terms and concepts in Hinduism. The list consists of concepts that are derived from both Hinduism and Hindu tradition, which are expressed as words in Sanskrit as well as other languages of India. The main purpose… … Wikipedia
Glossary of Hinduism terms — An article related to Hinduism … Wikipedia
List of butterflies of India (Lycaenidae) — This is a list of the butterflies of India belonging to the family Lycaenidae and an index to the species articles. This forms part of the full list of butterflies of India.This list is based on Evans (1932) and includes 318 species belonging to… … Wikipedia
Krishna — This article is about the Hindu deity. For other meanings, see Krishna (disambiguation). Krishna Krishna holding flute Devanagari कृष्ण Sanskrit Transliteratio … Wikipedia
Devaki — Krishna and Balarama meet their parents. Painting by Raja Ravi Varma In Hinduism, Devaki (देवकी) is the wife of Vasudeva and biological mother of Krishna. She was the daughter of Devaka, the younger brother of King … Wikipedia
Annamacharya — Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya (శ్రీ తాళ్ళపాక అన్నమాచార్య) (1408 1503), the mystic saint composer of the 15th century, is the earliest known musician of South India to compose songs called sankeertanas in praise of Lord Venkateswara, the deity of the … Wikipedia
Ayyanthole — is a ward under the jurisdiction of Thrissur Municipal Corporation, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Ayyanthole is the administrative center for the District of Thrissur. Ayyanthole houses the various state governmental offices, as well as … Wikipedia