Raas Leela tells about Krishna's childhood.
According to the Bhagwat Purana, Krishna and the Gopis had danced
the Raas on the banks of the Yamuna at Vrindavan.
When the gopis felt conceited about
Lord Krishna dancing with them, he disappeared from their midst.
In the agony of separation from their beloved Krishna, the gopis
enacted his leelas (divine episodes of his life) which in course
of time came to be known as the Raas Leela. The charming childhood
pranks of Shri Krishna constitute the main them of these dramas
CHAKRA DANCE: Chakra dance is
performed by Lord Krishna. When Lord krishna revolves chakra on
his index finger.
Bhagwat Katha: The
Shrimad Bhagwatam describes the life stories of the 24 incarnations
of Lord Vishnu. Amongst these, the tenth volume narrates, in infinite
detail, the story of Lord Krishna.
Written by Sage Ved Vyasa, the Bhagwatam
leaves no topic untouched. Not just issues relating to self-liberation
but even our day-to-day problems have been effectively resolved
in the Shrimad Bhagwat. Hence it can be emphatically stated that
the Shrimad Bhagwat is an exposition which explains human life very
clearly. It is a direction leading to the ultimate liberation of
the soul, therefore an important guide for the conduct of human
beings in all their affairs.
A Seven Day Katha: Ordinarily,
reading and listening to the Shrimad Bhagwat is a weeklong religious
commitment, this commitment dates back to when the Bhagwat Katha
was first recited on the banks of the Ganges.
The original Katha was recited by Sukhadev
Goswami to the ill-fated King Parikshit when he had only seven days
to live. It is said that by listening to such a seven-day narration
of the Bhagwat Katha, King Parikshit attained liberation of his
Bhagwat Katha is recited in modern
times for the up-liftment and welfare of the people and society,
who, by listening to this Katha would understand God and learn the
way to reach him, helping inducing spiritual growth within themselves
and most importantly becoming righteous and virtuous human beings.