Gopis, were in intense and divine love with Krishna. Rasleela was traditionally a sport, fun activity that Krishna performed with Gopis. As Krishna wanted to give every Gopi equal importance, he always stood in the middle of a circle surrounded by Gopis.
Vrindavan till date, is drowned in Krishna bhakti. Throughout the festival of Janmashtami, young brahmin boys gather in groups at common places and indulge in the act of Dahi-handi. The language used is “Brij Bhasha”.
Types of Rasleela:
• Janamleela: throws light on the birth of lord Krishna
• Putanaleela: Killing of demons by krishna