Krishna Leela Series - Part 56 - The Genealogy of the Family of Krishna

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  • 1. Genealogical Table of the Family of KRISHNA
    Krishna Leela Series
    Chapter 61
  • 2. RECAP…
    • Krishna deals with Rukmini as the perfect husband
    • 3. He praises Rukmini as the perfect wife
    • 4. Mentions that Devotees are completely dependent on Him
  • “ You enter into Krishna’s family, Vrndavana family, where Krishna has got His father, mother, His friends, His lover, His beloved, His cows, His garden, His Yamuna. You enter that, that family. Then you will not have to return back again to this temporary family, which will not stay.”
    - Srimad-Bhagavatam 1.8.43 Mayapura, October 23, 1974
  • 5. Krishna Leela Series
    Chapter 61
    Definition :
    • The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
    Why Important?
    • Because it is about the Supreme Personality of Godhead
    • 6. PunyaSravanam Kirtanam
    …….and act NOW!
    • Because we are all persons
    Study of Genealogy
  • 7. “ We are members of Krishna's family. Our aim is not to become a Mayavadisannyasi, but to become family members of Krishna's devotees. Krishna maintains 16,000 families, and if you get a chance to serve in one of the families, then your life is a success. “
    - HDG AC Bhaktivedanta Swami SrilaPrabhupada
  • 8. Krishna had 16,108 wivesHe begot 10 sons with each wife
  • 9. Can you Identify Krishna ?
  • 10. Perfect Husband
    All the Queens thought Krishna was with them only
    Krishna was considered to be a henpecked husband
    Krishna had no attraction for any of them
    Krishna is Atmarama
    He was equal to all and treated them perfectly
  • 11. Serving The Lord
    Krishna Leela Series
    Chapter 61
    Fortunate to Serve the Lord
    Increasing bliss in serving
    Each wife had thousands of Servants
    Seva :
    • Offering nice chair
    • 12. Worshipping him with nice paraphernalia
    • 13. Washing lotus feet
    • 14. Massaging His feet
    • 15. Fanning the Lord
    • 16. Offering scented items
    • 17. Offering garlands
    • 18. Dressing His hair
    • 19. Getting Him to lie on the bed
    • 20. Assist the Lord in taking a bath
    • 21. Especially serving Him nicely when He eats
  • Profiles of Krishna’s Children from first 8 Consorts
    Rukmini: Pradyumna, Carudesna, Sudesna, Carudeha, Sucaru, Carugupta, Bhadracaru, Carucandra, Vicaru and Caru
    Satyabhama: Bhanu, Subhanu, Svarbhanu, Prabhanu, Bhanuman, Candrabhanu, Brhadbhanu, Atibhanu, Sribhanu and Pratibhanu
    Jambavati: Samba, Sumitra, Purujit, Satajit, Sahasrajit, Vijaya, Citraketu, Vasuman, Dravida and Kratu
    Satya: Vira, Candra, Asvasena, Citragu, Vegavan, Vrsa, Ama, Sanku, Vasu and Kunti
    Kalindi : Sruta, Kavi, Vrsa, Vira, Subahu, Bhadra, Santi, Darsa, Purnamasa, Somaka
    Laksmana: Praghosa, Gatravan, Simha, Bala, Prabala, Urdhvaga, Mahasakti, Saha, Oja and Aparajita
    Mitravinda: Vrka, Harsa, Anila, Grdhra, Vardhana, Unnada, Mahamsa, Pavana, Vahni and Ksudhi
    Bhadra: Sangramajit, Brhatsena, Sura, Praharana, Arijit, Jaya, Subhadra, Vama, Ayur and Satyaka
  • 22. Eldest Son of Rukmini was married to Mayavati since birth and afterwards was married to Rukmavati and had a son named Anirudh
    Krishna had sons, grandsons and great grandsons.
    Rukmi’s daughter was married with Krishna’s son : Pradyumna even though Rukmi was against it
    Krishna had a beautiful daughter and was married to the son of Krtavarma- Bali.
    Total family count:
    1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  • 23. When Rukmini’s grandson Anirudh was to be married, Rukmi offered Rochana.
    Not sanctioned in the Vedas
    All family members reached Bhojakata
    Wedding was nicely performed
  • 24. King of Kalinga’s ill advice
    Induces Rukmi to challenge Sri Balaram to a game of chess
    Although not an expert, He was enthusiastic
    Balaramwas losing the game continuously and they were playing with Gold coins
    Started showing his teeth
  • 25. Krishna Leela Series
    Chapter 61
    Balaram started winning but was getting angry also
    Criticized both brothers that they are useless in Kshatriya games and only fit for cow herding.
  • 26. LORD BALARAM WON
  • 27. VS
  • 28. King of Kalinga tried to flee in fear
    He was always showing his teeth and mocking Them so Balaram got rid of ?
    Balaram knocked all his teeth off
    The King’s accomplices got beaten by Balaram and ran away
    Sri Balaramteaches
    During the strife, Krishna was silent
    After the incident , everyone happily started for Dwaraka…..