|Canto 10: The Summum Bonum||Chapter 83: Draupadī Meets the Queens of Kṛṣṇa|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.83.6-7
he vaidarbhy acyuto bhadre
he jāmbavati kauśale
he satyabhāme kālindi
śaibye rohiṇi lakṣmaṇe
he kṛṣṇa-patnya etan no
brūte vo bhagavān svayam
upayeme yathā lokam
śrī-draupadī uvāca — Śrī Draupadī said; he vaidarbhi — O daughter of Vaidarbha (Rukmiṇī); acyutaḥ — Lord Kṛṣṇa; bhadre — O Bhadrā; he jāmbavati — O daughter of Jāmbavān; kauśale — O Nāgnajitī; he satyabhāme — O Satyabhāmā; kālindi — O Kālindī; śaibye — O Mitravindā; rohiṇi — O Rohiṇī (one of the sixteen thousand queens married after the killing of Narakāsura); lakṣmaṇe — O Lakṣmaṇā; he kṛṣṇa-patnyaḥ — O (other) wives of Kṛṣṇa; etat — this; naḥ — to us; brūte — please speak; vaḥ — you; bhagavān — the Supreme Lord; svayam — Himself; upayeme — married; yathā — how; lokam — ordinary society; anukurvan — imitating; sva-māyayā — by His own mystic power.
Śrī Draupadī said: O Vaidarbhī, Bhadrā and Jāmbavatī, O Kauśalā, Satyabhāmā and Kālindī, O Śaibyā, Rohiṇī, Lakṣmaṇā and other wives of Lord Kṛṣṇa, please tell me how the Supreme Lord Acyuta, imitating the ways of this world by His mystic power, came to marry each of you.
The Rohiṇī addressed here by Draupadī is not Lord Balarāma's mother but another Rohiṇī, the foremost of the sixteen thousand princesses Lord Kṛṣṇa rescued from the prison of Bhaumāsura. Draupadī turns to her as the representative of all sixteen thousand, and as a virtual equal to Śrī Kṛṣṇa's eight chief queens.
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