rukmiṇī रुक्मिणी

Definition: रुक्मिणी The daughter of Bhīṣmaka of Vidarbha. [She was betrothed by her father to Śiśupāla, but she secretly loved Kṛiṣṇa and sent him a letter praying him to take her away. Kṛiṣṇa with Balarāma came and snatched her off after having defeated her brother in battle. She bore to Kṛiṣṇa a son named Pradyumna.].


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