Krishna Leela Series - Part 48 - Krishna Kidnaps Rukmini

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Krishna Leela Series - Part 48 - Krishna Kidnaps Rukmini

  1. 1. KRISHNA BHAKTI SANGHA - Krishna Leela Series – 48<br />Krishna Kidnaps Rukmini<br />
  2. 2. Recap….<br />Rukmini desired to marry Sri Krishna<br />Her brother wanted her to marry Sisupala<br />She sent a Letter of her Intent to a Brahmana to convey the message to Krishna<br />
  3. 3. Krishna & Brahmana<br />After reading,Krishna was very pleased with the Brahmana and shook his hands<br />He understands that the marriage was arranged because of animosity<br />Wanted to leave immediately<br />
  4. 4. Krishna wanted to leave <br />Krishna knowing the exact date wanted to leave<br />Daruka brought the 4 horses with the Brahmana sitting beside him<br />Saibya- Greenish<br />Sugriva- Colour of Ice<br />Meghapushpa – Colour of new cloud<br />Balahaka – Ash colour<br />Reached Kundina within a night<br />
  5. 5. In Kundina….<br />Bhismaka wasn’t enthused to give Rukmini<br />One has to get permission and everyone should agree<br />Obliging to Rukmi<br />Whole town was decorated and was very clean<br />Brahmanas were given charity and vedic hymns flooded the atmosphere<br />
  6. 6. Sisupala and family…<br />Sisupala’s father did all kinds of rituals<br />Damaghosa – Famous for Cutting unregulated activities<br />Thought of cutting down Krishna’s prowess<br />The family was intent on going to Kundina primarily to fight Krishna<br />
  7. 7. Enter the Parties….<br />Bhismaka welcomed Dhamaghosa’s party <br />Thousands of men and prominently were Jarasandha, Dantavakara, Viduratha and Paundaraka<br />Rukmi heard some rumours<br />Lord Balaram sets out bringing his division<br />
  8. 8. Rukmini starts getting anxious…<br />Rukmini started getting anxious because it was just a night away<br />Thought Krishna had rejected her<br />Perhaps the devatas were not pleased<br />Was thinking of Girija<br />Started shedding tears and some trembling occurred on the left side<br />
  9. 9. Auspiciousness <br />She saw the brahmana messenger<br />Broke the good news<br />Paid obeisances only<br />
  10. 10. Receiving the Lords<br />Krishna and Balaram were well received by Bhishmaka<br />Everyone was astounded by the beauty<br />They began to offer nice prayers <br />Rukmini who was protected came out <br />
  11. 11. Rukmini goes to the temple of Durga<br />Deity worship was existing back then<br />Rukmini was thinking of Krishna always<br />Krishna is the source of all devatas<br />Finally the family started offering prayers to the temple deities.<br />
  12. 12. Beautiful Rukmini Devi…<br />As Rukmini was outside, all the princes were blown away<br />Rukmini was so beautiful that they almost became unconscious<br />Rukmini was only around 14 years old<br />They were full of lust and thinking of ways to enjoy her<br />
  13. 13. Enter Shyamasundar…<br />She was not interested in anyone<br />She was adjusting her ornaments on her left finger<br />She looked up and saw Krishna and immediately recognized him<br />Krishna immediately took Rukmini away like a Lion <br />Is kidnapping a crime?<br />
  14. 14. Jarasandha began to roar…<br />Krishna is taking Rukmini away without any opposition<br />What is the use of us being Great Fighters?<br />He is like a Jackal taking the deer away from the Lion<br />
  15. 15. The Brahmana…<br />Who is he?<br />VadirajaTirtha took Sanyasa at 8<br />Challenge on which was the greatest poem?<br />RukminishaVijaya VS SisupalaVadha<br />It had 1240 verses and was composed in 19 days and won over everyone!<br />

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