(6) As Acyuta was
engaged in taking the wealth with oxen and men,
Jarâsandha arrived on the scene leading twenty-three armies.
Rukminî 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!
Chapter 53: Krishna Kidnaps
(28) That very
moment that purest one among the brahmins following the command of
saw the divine princes who stayed in the inner chambers of the palace.
(56) He lifted her onto His chariot that was
marked with [the flag of] Garuda, drove back the circle of kings and
left the place with Balarâma in front, just like a lion would do
removing his prey from the midst of jackals.
Chapter 54: Rukmî's Defeat
and Krishna Marries
(53) The Supreme Lord, thus defeating the earthly rulers, took
the daughter of Bhîsmaka to His capital and married her according
to the vidhi oh protector of the Kurus. (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.
Chapter 55: The History of
(4) Pradyumna was swallowed by a mighty fish
that, 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 Mâyâvatî who was
astonished. From Nârada she heard the facts about the child's
birth and how it had ended up in the belly of the fish.
(25) As 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
Dvârakâ]. (26) Together with His wife He, like a cloud with
lightning, from the sky entered the inner spaces of the most exquisite
palace oh King, that was crowded with hundreds of women.
Chapter 56: How the Syamantaka
Krishna Jambavatî and Satyabhâma
(32) Thus being addressed he
[Jâmbavân] happily presented to Krishna, as a respectful
his maiden daughter Jâmbavatî together with the jewel.
Chapter 57: Satrâjit
Murdered, the Jewel Stolen
and Returned Again
(8) Putting the corpse in a large vessel of oil
she went to Hastinâpura to Krishna who
[already] knew of the situation, and related sorrowfully the murder of
(41) After showing the Syamantaka
jewel to His relatives, [and thus] doing away with
the emotions [of the accusations] against Him, the Lord returned it to
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