To escape being slain by the evil king of Mathura (Modern Uttar Pradesh), the young child Krishna was smuggled across the yamuna River to Gokul (or Vraj, modern Gokul), where the leader of the cowherds, Nand, and his wife Yashoda raised him.
The child Krishna, performer of many miracles, was adored for his mischievous pranks. As a youth, the cowherd Krishna became renowned as a lower, the sound of his flute prompting the gopis (wives and daughters of the cowherds) to leave their homes to dance ecstatically with him in the forests of Vrindavan. His favourite among them was the beautiful Radha.
The flute bearing Krishna, said to be the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu, was and is, the most popular of all Deities. Krishna became the focus of numerous Bhakti (devotional) cults, which over the centuries produced a wealth of religious poetry and music. Thus, Vrindavan became synonymous with Krishna Consciousness, as abode of pure love, peace and tranquility. Hema Desai, Devaki Pandit and Sadhana Sargam capture these divine sentiments in their own inimitable style in this album.
|1||Mithe Ras se Bhari - Hema Desai||6:36|
|2||Sakhi Mero Marag Rokyo - Devaki Pandit||8:36|
|3||Radha Dhoond Rahi - Hema Desai||7:45|
|4||More Kanha jo Aye - Sadhana Sargam||8:10|
|5||Chalo Dekh Aye - Devaki Pandit||7:15|
|6||Kanha Meri Galiyan Hema Desai||6:20|
|7||Rasraj Brij Bihari - Devaki Pandit||9:47|
|8||Kahan Chuppe - Hema Desai||5:08|
|9||Latao me Brij Ke - Devaki Pandit||9:05|
|10||Anupam Madhuri - Sadhana Sargam||9:11|
Rajesh Deo - Vibrophone
Dnyanesh Deo - Guitar / Bass
Yusuf - Dholak
Alap Desai - Percussions
Sanjay Dhakan - Keyboard
Babulal Gandharva - Belabahar
Umashankar Shukla - Sitar
Sandip Kulkarni - Flute
Pradip Sengupta - Mandolin
Hema Desai, Alap Desai, Himanshu Bhatt, Mala Shah, Manisha Doctor, Nandita Dholakia, Bijal Parekh.