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.

Is Knowledge All-Powerful?

Suthan, one of the most knowledgeable persons, a receptacle of wisdom, walks into a holy place called Nimishe where the rishis were performing a sacrifice for 12 years. After making him comfortable, Shaunaka approaches him with a request: to narrate the story of Srimad Bhagawatham.

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 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 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...

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 Holds a Mirror to our Times – Srimad Bhagavatam

Narada Muni Holds a Mirror to our Times Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 54: Naradouvacha...With compassion, Narada says: hey pure one, through my knowledge, I am able to find the reasons for your...

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 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.

Do Not Focus On The Muck, Look At The Lotus – Srimad Bhagavatam

Srimad Bhagavata Mahatmyam (The Glories of Srimad Bhagavatam) Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 64: Naradouvacha.Narada said: Hey, Bhadre, since you have raised these doubts, I shall clarify. Listen to me carefully. Your sorrow will...

Sri Hari Shows That Rules Have To Be Respected – Srimad-Bhagavatam

Srimad Bhagavatam, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 62: Shri Bhatkiyurvacha...Hey Muni (Narada), people are interested or prone to commit sins in Kali. This Kali is an ideal candidate for getting killed. Then why did King Parikshit protect it (Kali)....