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Srimad Bhagawatham

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 Meaning of Brahma’s Unique Experiment

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
Srimad Bhagawatham, 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...

Fountainhead of Bhakti & Mokahsa

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 13: Shukam natuvam.. Translation: The Devas, who are known to do things that please themselves, offered Amruth from the kalasha (pot) to Sri Sukha and in return wanted the Amruth called Srimad Bhagavatham.

Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 11: Ethasmanthaparam..

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
Translation: Srimad Bhagavatham is capable of cleansing the mind. Those who have done divine deeds in this life or the previous are the ones who, by birth, get to hear Srimad Bhagavatham. Interpretation: Suthan makes it clear that past...

The Secret to Multiply Bhakti

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 9: Bhaktourkha... Translation: I shall tell you the secret of what multiplies Bhakti at all times and create love for Sri Krishna. Listen carefully. Interpretation: Shri Suthan further stokes the...

The secret mantra for moksha

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 8: Suthovacha, preetihi Shounaka.. Translation: Sutha is extremely pleased at the quality of questions and doubts. He says: Oh Shaunaka! Your mind is filled with inquisitiveness to listen to stories. Since the essence...

Guru, Krishna and Chintamani

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
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.

Do not fear Kaliyuga when YOU are the Master

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 5: Ihaghore Kalouprapte..

Model your life on Vaishnavars

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
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?

A Spot of Darkness Dispelled by A Thousand Suns

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
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.

Sloka 2 of Mahatmyam of Srimad Bhagawatham: Nimeshe Suthan aseenam..

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
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.