May 2, 2014

Bhishma Sthuthi

Bhishma stuti: oil on canvas, 2012. #krishnafortoday

Krishna breaks his vow (not to take up arms during the war) in order to satisfy his devotee Bhishma's vow (that he will make Krishna take up arms)-- That is, he violates his own vow, in order to see his devotee's vow fulfilled. 

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