IntroductionAuthor - K. R. Vaidyananthan
The city of Mathura was agog with excitement. Kamsa had arranged a great display of wrestling by the famed Mushtika, Chanura, Kuta, Shala and Toshala. An arena had been erected specially for this and the place was fast filling up with eager spectators. The sound of bugles and trumpets filled the air.
It was a seemingly innocent show put up by Kamsa for the amusement of his subjects, but the real purpose was the willing of the two young boys from Brindavan Krishna and Balarama.