... Every Gopee had the highest type of Bhakthi in her heart.
They saw only Krishna wherever they turned; they wore on their
foreheads blue Kumkum, in order to remind themselves of Krishna.
There were many husbands who protested against the colour of the
Kumkum, but they dared not wipe it off, lest harm should befall
them and the sacrilege recoil on them alone.
Here Baba who had filled his hand with petals of Mallika
(jasmine) flowers pulled apart by Him from garlands given to Him,
showered the petals from one palm to another and they fell in a
cascade of blue gems. Even the gems they preferred were of this
type, blue, like Krishna. He showed the astounded gathering the
gems He was referring to. Each gem had Krishna's form in it,
beautifully clear. ...