(6) As Acyuta was engaged in taking
with oxen and men,
Jarāsandha arrived on the scene leading
(37) 'S'rī Rukminī told
me: 'Oh Most Beautiful One of all the Worlds,
I heard about Your qualities. For all who
listen and whom You have entered through the
openings of their ears, You thus remove the
distress of their bodies. To those who have
eyes, the sight of Your beauty constitutes the
complete fulfillment of their life's purpose.
Therefore I have without any shame devoted my
mind to You Acyuta!
(28) That very
moment the purest one among the brahmins
appeared, following the command of
to see the divine princess who stayed
in the inner chambers of the palace.
lifted her onto His chariot which was marked
with [the flag of] Garuda, drove back the circle
of kings and slowly left the place with Balarāma
in front, just like a lion would do removing his
prey from the midst of jackals.
Defeat and Krishna Marries
(53) The Supreme Lord, thus
defeating the earthly rulers, took the daughter
of Bhīshmaka to His capital and married her
according to the vidhi, oh protector of
(54) To that occasion there
was a great rejoicing among the citizens in each
and every home of the Yadu city, oh King, where
no one else but Krishna, the leader of the
Yadus, was the great love.
History of Pradyumna
(4) Pradyumna was swallowed
by a mighty fish which, together with others
being trapped in a huge net, was seized by
fishermen. (5) The fishermen presented it to
S'ambara, who sent the gift to the cooks who with a knife cut it open in the kitchen. (6) The child they found in
its belly was given to Māyāvatī, who was
astonished. From Nārada she heard the facts
about the child's birth and how it had ended up
in the belly of the fish.
the gods full of praise from above rained
flowers upon Him, He was by His wife, who
traveled the sky, through the air brought to the
city [of Dvārakā]. (26) Together with His wife He, like a cloud with
from the sky
entered the inner spaces of the most exquisite palace, oh King, which
was crowded with hundreds of women.
the Syamantaka Jewel Brought
Krishna Jambavatī and Satyabhāma
(32) Thus being addressed he
[Jāmbavān] happily presented to Krishna his maiden daughter Jāmbavatī together with the jewel, as
a respectful offering.
the Jewel Stolen
and Returned Again
(8) Putting the corpse in a
large vessel of oil she went to Hastināpura to
who [already] knew of the situation, and related
sorrowfully the murder of her father.
showing the Syamantaka jewel to His relatives,
[and thus] doing away
with the emotions [of the accusations] against
Him, the Lord returned it to him.
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