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Sri Banke Bihari ji ke sawaiya, 9 of 144

९.
kadamb flowerसोनजुही की बनी पगिया औ चमेली को गुच्छ रह्यो झुक न्यारो ।
द्वै दल फूल कदम्ब के कुण्डल, सेवती जामा है घूम घुमारो ॥
नब तुलसी पटका ‘घनश्याम’ गुलाब इजार नवेली को नारो ।
फूलन आज विचित्र बन्यो, देखो कैसो शृन्गारो है प्यारी नो प्यारो ॥

This verse describes how Radha Rani has dressed up her beloved Krishna in garments and ornaments made of fresh, fragrant flowers. (Phool banglas in Vrindavan still exhibit this.)

Ghanshyam Krishna has a head dress of tulsi leaves, Juhi and Chameli jasmine blooms. Ear-ornaments are made of kadamb flowers…

More sawaiya verses…

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