Two or three such layers are typically operative simultaneously Gupta and Kenneth R. This Srimad-Bhagavatam is the literary incarnation of God, and it is compiled by Srila Vyasadeva , the incarnation of God. It is meant for the ultimate good of all people, and it is all-successful, all-blissful and all-perfect. It is like the sun and is full of knowledge about dharma. The main objective of this text is to promote Bhatki to Vishnu in his incarnation as Krishna referred to variously, and to illustrate and explain it

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It is the most sacred book of Hindus and is highly revered by the devotees of Lord Vishnu. It is a book about Narayana, his avatars and the detailed account of Lord Krishna.

Written by Rishi Vyasadeva, the book consists of eighteen thousand verses, which are presented, in twelve cantos. This ancient book is comprised of Mahabharata Krishna avatar , Ramayana Rama avatar , and Narasimha avatar of Lord Vishnu among others.

How many chapters Shrimad Bhagwat contains? Bhagwat Purana consists of twelve books skandhas with chapters Adhyayas. There are between 16, and 18, verses depending on the recension. What are the overall benefits of being a part of Bhagwat Katha?

Attain the wisdom equivalent of studying the eighteen Puranas Attain solace in the foot of Lord Krishna Ensure overall prosperity and happiness of your family Get rid of all your sins Ensure longevity in the family Ensure good health for your family Come over the cycle of birth and death Achieve salvation Ensure good luck and success in every sphere of life Enjoy the boons equivalent of donating cows Seek freedom from jurisdiction of Maa Kali Bhishma Stuti In this chapter, an incident is described in which Bhishma Pitamaha was lying on the bed of arrows in the battlefield of Kurukshetra.

According to the legends, Shri Bhishma knew his time of death. When the time of his death came, he devotedly performed a divine Stuti dedicated to Lord Krishna, who was standing in front of him. He wanted Lord Krishna to bless him with his grace. This version expands on the story of Prahlada and his father Hiranyakashipu.

According to the legends, Prahlada, son of the demon king Hiranyakashipu, was the biggest devotee of Lord Vishnu. As soon as the news of the newborn to King Dashratha spread in the Ayodhya, the city started celebrating. Legends say that Lord Rama, like any other normal person, was tied to rituals. He is known as Maryada Purushotam Ram. By being a part of Shree Ram Janma Utsav, one can seek following benefits: It gives you the power to follow the path of virtue A person gets success in all his endeavours Shree Krishna Janma Utsav Nand Mahotsav The tenth book of Bhagwat Purana is dedicated to Lord Krishna, which highlights not only his birth, but also his childhood stories, his mischievous acts, he being a teacher to Arjuna and more.

This part of Bhagwat Purana is responsible for its widespread prosperity. It presents this intimate relationship with God as the highest goal of human existence. The mischievous child who steals butter; the God as a child who holds the entire universe within himself; the cowherd who is the love of all the gopis, making them leave all their duties to follow him and much more. According to the legends, on the advice of Lord Krishna, villagers stopped worshipping Lord Indra, which angered him.

He decided to teach villagers a lesson and initiated thunderstorms and heavy rains. To protect the people from the storms, Shri Krishna lifted the Govardhan mount on his little finger and provided shelter to all the people and cattle of the city.

After 7—8 days of continuous storms, seeing the people of Gokul being unaffected, Indra accepted defeat and stopped the storms. To mark this event, Govardhan utsav is celebrated. By being a part of Goverdhan Utsav, one can seek following benefits: Seek overall prosperity Get rid of all your sins Ensure longevity of the family Ensure good health of the family Ras Leela: Rasa Leela is a part of the traditional story of Lord Krishna described in the Hindu text Bhagwat Purana.

Upon hearing the sound of the flute of Krishna, Gopis would sneak away from their home to the forest to dance with the Krishna.

According to the Bhagwat Purana, Lord Krishna kidnapped her, eloped with her to prevent an unwanted marriage at her request, and saved her from getting married to evil Shishupal. By being a part of Shree Krishna-Rukmini Vivah, one can seek following benefits: Ensure a harmonious and blissful married life Overcome all the doshas delaying the marriage Find a good match for yourself or someone in your family Tulsi Shaligram Vivah Another chapter in Bhagwat katha demonstrates Tulsi Shailgram Vivah.

This is a ceremonial marriage of the Tulsi holy basil pant to the Hindu god Shaligram or Lord Vishnu. The marriage of Tulsi with Vishnu resembles the traditional Hindu wedding. The groom, more frequently a Shaligram stone, is clothed in a dhoti. The couple is linked with a cotton thread in the ceremony. Despite the difference in their financial and social status, they were best of friends. After so many years, when Sudama thought of asking help from his friend, Lord Krishna removed his poverty, even without him asking.

This story highlights how lord can remove all your financial troubles and ensure success and growth in your life. Knowing his fate, Parikshit goes to the banks of the Ganga, where he met several rishis, led by Shikadeva Gosvami, who imparted to him Srimad Bhagwat Purana within seven days. On listening to it, the king was free from all the desires and happily accepted death.


श्रीमद् भागवत कथा – Shrimad Bhagwat Katha




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