Krishna Leela Series - Part 47 - Krishna the Ranachora


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Krishna Leela Series - Part 47 - Krishna the Ranachora

  1. 1. Krishna BhaktiSangha Presents<br /> Krishna Leela Series<br />47thDiscourse<br /> Krishna, the Ranachora<br />
  2. 2. Recap…<br />Muchukunda burns Kalayavana to ashes<br />Girnar mountain - Muchukunda cave<br />View from Damodarkund<br />Junagad - Saurashtra<br />
  3. 3. Trees and humans far reduced in size<br />Age of Kali had approached<br />Set out for Gandhamadan mountain<br />In Badrikashram he worshipped Krishna<br />
  4. 4. Krishna fought with soldiers of Kalayavana<br />
  5. 5. Jarasandha attacked Mathura 18th time with 23 akshauhinis<br />Krishna left the battlefield to attend to some urgent matter<br />Pretended to be afraid<br /> Walked a long distance with <br /> His soft, lotus feet!<br /> To attend to a confidential letter <br />Displayed supermostoppulence<br />Renunciation<br />A demon always tries to measure the opulence of Krsna, whereas the devotee never tries to measure His strength and opulence, but always surrenders unto Him and worships Him.<br />The Lord became famous as RanchorRaiji!<br />
  6. 6. Dakor<br />Original dwarakadhish<br />deity<br />Opulently served in <br />Dakor<br />56 offerings at noon<br />Darling of the village<br />Temple<br />Sri Rancchodraiji<br />Entrance<br />
  7. 7. To mitigate fatigue They climb a high mountain<br />Jarasandha tries to search out Krishna<br />Set fire to mountain peak to kill Them<br />Krishna & Balaram jumped 88 miles (464640ft)<br />Jarasandha concluded They were burnt to ashes<br />He then left Mathura and went back to Magadha<br />Krishna Balaram reach Dvaraka<br />
  8. 8. Lord Balaram marries SrimatiRevati<br />Kukudmi goes to Brahmaloka<br />Gandharvas perform for Lord Brahma<br />Who is a suitable match for Revati?<br />Lord Brahma laughs<br />Lord Balaram is the best match<br />
  9. 9. Lord Krishna marries SrimatiRukmini<br />Daughter of Bhishmaka of Vidarbha<br />Lord Krishna is Supreme Lord Vasudev<br />Rukmini is the Godess of ForturneLakshmi<br />Radha and Krishna simultaneously expand<br />
  10. 10. Eight kinds of Vedic marriages<br />Brahma – Groom family looks for a bride<br />Daiva – Bride married to a priest<br />Arsha – Bride married to old sage in <br /> exchange for two cows<br />Prajapatya – Bride family looks for a groom<br />Gandharva – Love marriage<br />Asura – Groom not suitable but gives wealth<br />Rakshsa – Defeats bride family in battle and<br /> kidnaps bride<br />Paishacha – Bride is seized against her wish<br />Ruciranana snatched away by Krishna<br />
  11. 11. They do not reject even a drop<br />Krishna’s activities are transcendental being on absolute platform<br />Devotee does not make a distinction between bellicose and friendly activites<br />Prakrtasahajiyas are interested in only rasa-lila pastimes<br />Relished by submissive aural reception<br />
  12. 12. Story of Krishna’s marriage with Rukmini<br />King Bhishmaka had 5 sons and one daughter<br />Received may great sages, like Narada Muni<br />Thus Rukmini obtained information about Krishna<br />She surrenders just by hearing of His six opulences<br />Krishna wanted her as His wife for her qualities<br />
  13. 13. Despite everyone’s desire Rukmi arranged her marriage with Sisupala<br />Rukmini was morose but decided to send a message to Krishna<br />She selected a truthful brahmanaand sent him to Dvaraka<br />
  14. 14. Brahmanareceived by Lord Krishna<br />Krishna gave him His golden throne<br />Worshipped him like the devas worship Krishna<br />After his meals, when he was resting Krishna<br /> massaged his feet<br />Enquired whether he was peaceful in mind<br />A brahmanashould be self-satisfied, never disturbed<br />Even Indra has to transmigrate<br />A brahmana never takes job of shudra<br />Respected brahmanas & vaishnavas<br />
  15. 15. Rukmini’s love letter<br />Just by hearing about You material pangs subside<br />You have captivated me and stolen my heart<br />I dedicate my life and soul at Your lotus feet<br />Please accept me as Your wife and take me away<br />You could kidnap her from the Durga temple<br />She knew even Lord Siva tries to obtain His favour<br />She desired to perform severe austeries life after life<br />Her marriage with Sisupalawas fixed for next day<br />Please do something immediately!<br />
  16. 16. Chant and be Happy<br />