It’s often said ‘’ A child gives birth to a mother.’’ Indeed he did.
Krishn’s third mother is Putana – the demoness who was Kamsa’s emissary of death. The ogress who had a single mission – to poison baby Krishn. Her easiest access was to breastfeed him poison.
The action of matrutva, that one act of motherly love elevated her to a Matrika. Putana stands shoulder to shoulder with the uterine rights of Devaki and the tender rights of Yashoda.
A symbol, perhaps, that there’s always scope for reform.
He did say that a soul gets rebirth and another chance at redemption.
Janm (birth) ashtami