6: Sri Krishna’s Vrindavana and Dvarka Lilas :
Then Krishna and Balarama scaled the mountain Gir, as it is known today, and crossed over it to Dvarka on the shore of the ocean and, through Visvakarma, built a fort that was so great it was humanly inconceivable.
It is said that Sri Krishna’s palace was practically ninety miles long, consisting of many, many palaces for everyone—every one of his queens and his relatives.
It extended ninety miles along the coast, right from Dvarka to Prabhas and Somnath.
That entire area—you can imagine the length—was covered by Sri Krishna’s palace.
Sri Krishna lived wonderfully in all the palaces.
He received guests, meticulously following the rules and regulations laid down for a Grihastha.
He would get up in the early morning, offer prayers to the sun, take a bath, touch the cow, give charity, feed people, and then receive people as a majestic well-wisher of all.
Sri Krishna had innumerable associations, and we are told that he had multiple queens.
Again, the divinity in him manifested itself, which contradicted his having many wives—namely, his being present with many people simultaneously.
He had so many consorts, and he was as many forms.
When Narada went to see how Sri Krishna could manage having so many queens, he went to one palace and found Sri Krishna was taking bath, and his queen was there.
To be continued ...