Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 6: Shreysam el bhave … Translation: Among all the virtues, which is the top most, among purity which is the most important, what is the path that leads to Krishna? Please tell me. Interpretation: This is for the first time that the name of
Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 5: Ihaghore Kalouprapte..
How do Vaishnavars, through Bhakti, wisdom and the realisation of the self leading to detachment and indifference to sensual enjoyment (vairagya), overcome the ignorance created by Maya?
Says Shaunaka: Hey Suthan, Master who has the power of a thousand suns, please dispel and destroy the darkness in me caused due to lack of knowledge by narrating the stories in Srimad Bhagawatham.