Sometimes I feel like this during the brahma-muhurta and it makes chanting my rounds a grand ol’ creepy time.
The gopis driven to madness by separation from Krishna.
O Visnu, I see You devouring all people in Your flaming mouths and covering the universe with Your immeasurable rays. Scorching the worlds, You are manifest.
Bazaar-art print of Vishnu’s half-man, half-tiger avatar Narasimha (Ravi Varma Press, 1910s)
♥♥ SHRI KRISHNA ♥♥
“In Krishna and Radha in a Pavilion, the lovers sit naked on a bed beneath a jeweled pavilion in a lush garden of ripe mangoes and flowering shrubs. Krishna gently touches Radha’s breast while gazing directly into her face. Radha shyly averts her gaze. It is night, the time of illicit trysts, and the dark monsoon sky momentarily lights up with a lightning flash indicating the moment’s electric passion. Lightning is a standard symbol used in Rajput and Pahari miniatures to symbolize passion”