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 inquisitiveness of Shounaka and rishis by saying that he has a secret formula to
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 of all treatise is to destroy the cycle of birth and
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
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.