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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.

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.

Srimad Bhagawatham – The Supreme Purana

Srimad Bhagawatham – the Supreme Purana
Narada Muni spins Veda Vyasa’s sorrow to supreme joy  HARI OM After having written 17 voluminous and scholarly works (puranas) on various religious and philosophical matters, the author, Sri Veda Vyas felt a strong wave of...

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.

Sanat Kumaras – The Four Adorable Kids of the Universe

Sanat Kumaras – the four adorable kids of the universe
Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 20: Sapthaha sravane.. Sanaka munis once told Sage Narada that Srimad Bhavatham is the ideal book that has the answer to all troubles and turmoil of the soul. Who are...

Narada Muni, The Supreme’s Right Hand Saint

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.

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...

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?

The Importance of Hearing

Srimad Bhagawatham, Mahatmyam, Chapter One Sloka 19: Menire..
Srimad Bhagawatham, 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...

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.

Do not fear Kaliyuga when YOU are the Master

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