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

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

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

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