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SB 10.61.20

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His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada


Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda

TEXT 20

śrī-rājovāca
kathaṁ rukmy arī-putrāya
prādād duhitaraṁ yudhi
kṛṣṇena paribhūtas taṁ
hantuṁ randhraṁ pratīkṣate
etad ākhyāhi me vidvan
dviṣor vaivāhikaṁ mithaḥ


SYNONYMS

śrī-rājā uvāca—the King said; katham—how; rukmī—Rukmī; ari—of his enemy; putrāya—to the son; prādāt—gave; duhitaram—his daughter; yudhi—in battle; kṛṣṇena—by Kṛṣṇa; paribhūtaḥ—defeated; tam—Him (Lord Kṛṣṇa); hantum—to kill; randhram—the opportunity; pratīkṣate—he was waiting for; etat—this; ākhyāhi—please explain; me—to me; vidvan—O learned one; dviṣoḥ—of the two enemies; vaivāhikam—the marital arrangement; mithaḥ—between them.

Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda


TRANSLATION

King Parīkṣit said: How could Rukmī give his daughter to his enemy's son? After all, Rukmī had been defeated by Lord Kṛṣṇa in battle and was waiting for an opportunity to kill Him. Please explain this to me, O learned one—how these two inimical parties became united through marriage.



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