Sunday, March 11, 2007





Qualities of Rukmini-devi



  • ruciraananaam - whose face is charming

  • hriyaa, vriiDaa - shy

  • satii - exalted, of saintly character

  • buddhi - possessing intelligence

  • lakSana - possessing auspicious bodily markings

  • audaarya - magnanimous

  • Siila - of proper behavior

  • sadRSiiM bhaaryaaM - an ideal wife

  • deviim - the divine goddess

  • asitaapaaNgii - dark-eyed

  • mohiniim - enchanting

  • mahatii - aristocratic

  • dhiiraa - sober-minded

  • kulavatii - of good family

  • lakSaNaabhijn~aa - an expert knower of bodily symptoms

  • aaraadhito - having rendered devotional service

  • mat-paraam, aatmaarpitaS - dedicated exclusively to Krishna

  • anavadyaaNgiim, Sobhaam - of flawless beauty

  • Sucismitaa - sweetly smiling

  • varaaroha - of lovely hips

  • bimba-phala-adhara - glowing bimba red lips

  • Syaamaa - firm breasts

  • calantiim kalahaMsa - walking with the motions of a royal swan

  • su madhyamam - shapely waist

  • govinda-hRtamaanasaa - whose mind is stolen by Krishna

  • gunASrayaam - a repository of all other good qualities