Kido Maru learning magic from the tengu, seated cross legged on the head of a giant python, his hands clasped and two pine sprigs (aomatsuba) in his mouth. A dirk has been driven into the python’s head, round which smaller snakes are writhing. Four tengu watch from below.
Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳
“Sri Radha is the queen of Vrindavan (Vrindavanesvari), the beloved of Lord Krishna (Krishna-priya), more charming than Kamadeva(madana-mohini), beautiful (Shrimati), Lord Krishna’s beloved (Krishna-kanta), and the giver of bliss to Lord Krishna (Krishnananda-pradayini).”~Sri Radha Sahasra-nama Stotra