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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  gopis

 

India

A fresco on a haveli in Mandawa (India), depicting the gopis, i.e. the milkmaids or female cowherds, who played with Lord Krishna in his childhood.

 

When they gathered on the banks of the river Yamuna to dance and flirt, each of them thought she was alone with Krishna, but in fact he multiplied himself (fig.) and danced with them all.

 

  gopis