Sri Damodar lila demonstrates the uniqueness of Krishna’s vraja-lila. There is no other incarnation where the supreme lord is waiting judgement. Here Krishna is guiltily standing in front of his mother, his fate is completely in her hands. Mother Yashoda now has full jurisdiction to decide whether to punish, bind, or release Krishna. This is the specialty of the paternal affection, vatsalya-bhava of vraja where there is no knowledge of Krishna’s godhead.