Madhumangal

Krishna had one brahmana friend whose name was Madhumangala. This boy would joke by playing the part of a greedy brahmana. Whenever the friends ate, he would eat more than all others, especially laddus, of which he was very fond. Then after eating more laddus than anyone else, Madhumangala would still not be satisfied, and he would say to Krishna, "If You give me one more laddu, then I shall be pleased to give You my blessings so that Your friend Radharani will be very much pleased with You." His father is the saintly Sandipani Muni, his mother the chaste Sumukhi devi. An expert comedian who always plays the buffoon, Sri Madhumangala is the constant companion of Lord Krishna.

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