Many references to Krishna's divine plays as mentioned in Thiruppugazh have been discussed in an earlier post. In fact the entire Mahabharatham can be described as Krishna's Leela. In this post, however, we are discussing only the childhood leelas as mentioned in Thiruppugazh.
The first Leela is Krishna being tied to the mortar (உரல்). This story occurs in many songs and symbolically shows that the Lord is beyond anybody's grasp, allows Himself to be bound by His devotees
- sivanaar manam kuLira
நவநீத முந்திருடி உரலோடெ யொன்றுமரி
ரகுராமர் சிந்தைமகிழ் மருகோனே