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Srimad Bhagavatam

Bhagavata Purana also known as Srimad Bhagavata Maha Purana, Srimad Bhagavatam is one of Hinduism’s eighteen great Puranas . Composed in Sanskrit and available in almost all major Indian languages,it promotes bhakti (devotion) to Krishna integrating themes from the Advaita (monism) philosophy and from the Dvaita (dualism) philosophy.

The Story of Bhakti – Srimad Bhagavatam

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 47-53: Ulpanadravida... I was born in Dravida land, grew up in Karnataka, gained strength in Maharashtra, in Gujarat I became old. Due to the widespread of terrible kali there, people who did not...

Narada Muni Fails to Recognise Bhakti

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 43: Naradaouvacha. Narada said: Hey Devi, who are you? Who are these two men? Who are the beautiful people around you? Tell me in detail the reasons for your sorrow.Interpretation: Narada Muni, who is...

Narada Muni Shocked over March of Kali

Sloka 36: Evam pashyan... After witnessing the march of Kali all over the earth, I landed at the banks of Yamuna where Lord Krishna lived.

Kali’s scary signature is all over

Sloka 30-36: Narada describes the situation caused by the spread of Kali on earth. Truth, meditation, cleanliness, kindness, charity have vanished among human beings. People only want to eat and fill their stomach. For getting silly and small things, they speak lies;...

Narada Muni Feels Dejected – Srimad Bhagavatam

Kali can trouble even the noblest of saints. This is evident in the following slokas. Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 23: Suthouvacha. Sri Sukha, considering me to be a disciple of bhakti, narrated to me in absolute...

Narada Muni, The Supreme’s Right Hand Saint

Why is Narada Muni not able to stay in one place? The story goes thus. Brahma was ordained by the Supreme to create and populate the world. It was described in earlier sloka that Brahma first created the Sanat Kumaras.

Narada Muni – Scholar, Space Traveller and Positively Mischievous Saint

Though Narada Muni received the knowledge of Srimad Bhagavatham from his father Brahma, it was the Sanaka Munis who advised Narada on the procedure for saptaha (narration of Srimad Bhagavatham in seven days) and the fruits (divine benefits) thereof.

Sanat Kumaras – The Four Adorable Kids of the Universe

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 20: Sapthaha sravane.. Sanaka munis once told Sage Narada that Srimad Bhagavatam is the ideal book that has the answer to all troubles and turmoil of the soul. Who...

The Importance of Hearing

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 19: Menire. Translation: The Munis realised that Srimad Bhagavatham is the embodiment of the Supreme on the earth. Those who listen or read this sacred book will attain Vaikunta Prapti (will be liberated...

The Meaning of Brahma’s Unique Experiment

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 17: Ragnyomoksham. Translation: Brahma was surprised how a King (Parikshit) destined to die of serpent bite could get moksha. In Brahmaloka, he immediately ordered for a weighing scale and put all the elements...