Krishna Kill Satadhanava
Krishna refused to accept the Syamantaka jewel from Satrajit, and told
him to keep it safely, as it had the power to wipe out all sorrow, and
destruction. The news of the jewel spread like wild fire. A lot of
people desired to own the jewel. A wicked man, Satadhanva, led one such
group. One day, he broke into Satrajit's chamber to steal the Syamantaka
When the king protested, Satadhanva killed him mercilessly.
Satrajit's daughter, Satyabhama quickly informed Krishna about the gruesome
incident. Upon hearing the news, Krishna lamented the loss of the noble
king and vowed to recover the jewel at any cost. Krishna, accompanied
by Balarama, arrived at Dwarka to search for Satadhanva. Meanwhile,
Satadhanva, upon hearing Krishna's arrival, fled to the city of Dwarka
to seek refuge at his friend Akrura's house.
Akrura refused to help saying that they could not fight Krishna.
Just as Satadhanva left Akrura's house Krishna arrived. He caught hold
of Satadhanava and killed him. However, Krishna knew that Satadhanava
was not alone in the conspiracy. He called a meeting at his court and
asked Akrura to show the jewel. Everybody was started to hear Akrura's
name. Krishna, being the Almighty, knew that his uncle too was part of
this wrong deed. Akrura fell at Krishna's feet, and asked for