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.

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
There is no intrinsic evil. God Siva has created the principle of opposites, which are the means for the soul's maturation--beauty and deformity, light and darkness, love and hate, joy and sorrow.
—Gurudeva