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Vidarbha, 3 Definition(s)

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1a) Vidarbha (विदर्भ).——(c)—a kingdom to which the Yadus migrated.1 Its capital Kuṇḍina, visited by Kṛṣṇa.2 Its king went to Syamantapañcaka for the solar eclipse.3

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 28. 28; X. 2. 3; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 49. 1.
  • 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 53. 6-7; Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 26. 1
  • 3) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 82. 13.

1b) A son of Ṛṣabha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 4. 10.

1c) (Vaiśa) son of Jyāmagha and Śaibyā: married the young Bhoja girl (Snuṣā, Vāyu-purāṇa) got in war and already appointed as his wife before his birth by his parents. Father of three sons of whom Romapāda (Lomapāda, Matsya-purāṇa) was the most famous; the others were Krathu and Kauśika. all of them warriors.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 39; 24. 1; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 36-8. Matsya-purāṇa 44. 36; Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 35; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 35-38.

1d) An ally of Kārtavīrya, killed by Paraśurāma.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 39. 2.

1e) The wife of, taken away by Satyavrata.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 78, 155.

1f) The people of Vidarbha: these took part in the festivities connected with the marriage of Rukmiṇī and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 54. 58; 84. 55.
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Vidarbha (विदर्भ).—An ancient province of old India. Rukmiṇī, the wife of Lord Kṛṣṇa, was the daughter of the King of this province.

Added: 22.Jan.2017 | ISKCON Press: Glossary
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Vidarbha : Birar, and probably including with it the adjoining district of Beder, which name is apparently a corruption of Vidarbha. The capital was Kundinapura, the modern "Kundapur", about forty miles east of Amravati.

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