Krishna Releases Imprisoned Women, Who He Then Marries

Narakasura kidnaps and holds captive 16,000 women. After slaying Narakasura, Krishan marries all the captive women to safeguard their dignity. Mahabharata.

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The holy vel is our release from ignorance into knowledge, our release from vanity into modesty, our release from sinfulness into purity through tapas.
—Gurudeva