|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 52: Rukmiṇī's Message to Lord Kṛṣṇa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.52.24
kṛṣṇaś ca sadṛśīḿ bhāryāḿ
samudvoḍhuḿ mano dadhe
tām — her; buddhi — of intelligence; lakṣaṇa — auspicious bodily markings; audārya — magnanimity; rūpa — beauty; śīla — proper behavior; guṇa — and other personal qualities; āśrayām — repository; kṛṣṇaḥ — Lord Kṛṣṇa; ca — and; sadṛśīm — suitable; bhāryām — wife; samudvoḍhum — to marry; manaḥ — His mind; dadhe — made up.
Lord Kṛṣṇa knew that Rukmiṇī possessed intelligence, auspicious bodily markings, beauty, proper behavior and all other good qualities. Concluding that she would be an ideal wife for Him, He made up His mind to marry her.
Just as Lord Kṛṣṇa was described as sadṛśaḿ patim, an ideal husband for Rukmiṇī, being just like her, Rukmiṇī is described as sadṛśīḿ bhāryām, an ideal wife for Śrī Kṛṣṇa, being just like Him. That is natural, since Śrīmatī Rukmiṇī is Lord Kṛṣṇa's internal potency.
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