Yes. This next scene is very much the building up of my most favourite scene coming up years later. This scene gives us the indication already about Karm vs Gyan cum Bhakti related discussion topic and characterization of the characters of Garg and Akrur and the tuning between them. Somewhat strange though is that Garg muni's moral support to Akrur and assurance over here is a bit opposite to his own demonstrated approach in this context to a small extent thus far in the story. This scene comes before the naming ceremony and until naming ceremony, even sage himself was slightly, if not much, concerned about Krishna's safety and hence is serious about maintaining the confidentiality (Vaatsalya bhaav). He calls this out of great great humbleness, his ego later on after realizing the kid's powers and realizing that almighty can't be harmed a little even in his child form (Shraddha - Shaantbhaav gained). Despite being strange in consistency (self contradicting behaviour), it is very very understandable. While telling Akrur, he demonstrates his knowledge and faith and while feeling concern about Krishna's safety, he fulfills his best identified duty by his mind then until his mind itself realizes and is convinced (or perhaps he always had the knowledge deeply realized - not just the knowledge of intellect, but this time he got immense positive energy from Krishna like Devaki got for a while when he was in her womb). Perhaps the best explanation of why & how he could equally understand and agree to Akrur's arguments in the later scene. "Haan Akrurji. Ye bhi thik hi hai. Jo aap keh rahe ho."
And that description of look of mother earth as a shining planet from other planets is the proud feeling. A specialty of this scene to recall it everytime. Wonderful to imagine and seems very logical. Also the equal glory given to all the three powers incarnating together is nice and appreciable dialog writing.
Edited by ShivangBuch - 10 December 2011 at 11:17am