The Srimad Bhagavatam (Set of 18 Volumes): Sanskrit Text, Transliteration, Word-to-Word Meaning, English Translation and Detailed Explanation

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Srimad-Bhdgavatam, an epic philosophical and literary classic, holds a prominent position in India's voluminous written wisdom. The timeless wisdom of India is ex- pressed in the Vedas, ancient Sanskrit texts that touch upon all fields of human knowledge. Originally preserved through oral tradition, the Vedas were first put into writing by Srila Vyasadeva, the" literary incarnation of God." After compiling the Vedas, Srila Vyasadeva was inspired by his spiritual master to present their profound essence in the form of Srimad-Bhagavatam.

Known as "the ripened fruit of the tree of Vedic literature," Srimad Bhiigavatam is the most complete and authoritative exposition of Vedic knowledge.

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Author: Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Publisher: The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust
Language: Sanskrit Text With English Translation
Edition: 2013
ISBN: 9788189574802
Pages: 17691 (287 Color Illustrations)
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
Weight 22.45 kg
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About the Book

Srimad-Bhdgavatam, an epic philosophical and literary classic, holds a prominent position in India's voluminous written wisdom. The timeless wisdom of India is ex- pressed in the Vedas, ancient Sanskrit texts that touch upon all fields of human knowledge. Originally preserved through oral tradition, the Vedas were first put into writing by Srila Vyasadeva, the" literary incarnation of God." After compiling the Vedas, Srila Vyasadeva was inspired by his spiritual master to present their profound essence in the form of Srimad-Bhagavatam.

Known as "the ripened fruit of the tree of Vedic literature," Srimad Bhiigavatam is the most complete and authoritative exposition of Vedic knowledge.

After writing the Bhiigavatam, Vyasa taught it to his son, Sukadeva Gosvami, who later spoke the Bhagavatam to Maharaja Pariksit in an assembly of sages on the bank of the sacred Ganges River. Although Maharaja Pariksit was a great rajarsi (saintly king) and the emperor of the world, when he learned he would die in seven days, he renounced his entire kingdom and retired to the bank of the Ganges to seek spiritual enlightenment. The questions of King Pariksit and Sukadeva Gosvami's illuminating answers, concerning everything from the nature of the self to the origin of the universe, are the basis of Srimad-Bhagavatam.

This edition of Bhagavatam is the only complete English translation with an elaborate and scholarly commentary, and it is the first edition widely available to the English-reading public. This work is the product of the scholarly and devotional effort of His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, the world's most distinguished teacher of Indian religious and philosophical thought. His Sanskrit scholarship and intimate familiarity with Vedic culture combine to reveal to the West a magnificent exposition of this important classic.

With its comprehensive system of pro- viding the original Sanskrit text, roman transliteration, precise word-for-word equivalents, a lucid English translation and a comprehensive commentary, it will appeal to scholars, students and laymen alike. The entire multivolume text, presented by the Bhakti vedanta Book Trust, promises to occupy a significant place in the intellectual, cultural and spiritual life of modern man for a long time to come.


About the Author

His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada appeared in this world in 1896 in Calcutta, India. He first met his spiritual master, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Cosvam], in Calcutta in 1922. Bhakti siddhanta Sarasvati, a prominent religious scholar and the founder of sixty-four GauQiya Mathas (Vedic institutes), liked this educated young man and convinced him to dedicate his life to teaching Vedic knowl- edge. Srila Prabhupada became his student, and eleven years later (1933) at Allahabad he became his formally initiated disciple.

At their first meeting, in 1922, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura requested Srila Prabhupada to broadcast Vedic knowledge through the English language. In the years that followed, Srila Prabhupada wrote a commentary on the Bhagavad-gitii, assisted the Caudtya Matha in its work and, in 1944, started Back to Godhead, an English fortnightly magazine. Maintaining the publication was a struggle. Singlehandedly, Srila Prabhupada edited it, typed the manuscripts, checked the galley proofs, and even distributed the individual copies. Once begun, the magazine never stopped; it is now being continued by his disciples in the West and is published in over thirty languages.

Recognizing Srila Prabh upada' s philosophical learning and devotion, the Caudiya Vaisnava Society honored him in 1947 with the title "Bhaktivedanta." In 1950, at the age of fifty-four, Srila Prahhupada retired from married life, adopting the odnaprastha (retired) order to devote more time to his studies and writing. Srila Prabhupada traveled to the holy city of Vrndavana, where he lived in very humble circum- stances in the historic medieval temple of Hadha-Damodara. There he engaged for several years in deep study and writing. He accepted the renounced order of life (sannyiisa) in 1959. At Hadha-Damodara, Srila Prabhupada began work on his life's masterpiece: a multivolume annotated translation of the eighteen-thousand-verse Srimad-Bhiigavalam (Bhiigavata Puriir)a). He also wrote Easy Journey to Other Planets.

After publishing three volumes of the Bhiigavalam, Srila Prabhu- pada came to the United States, in September 1965, to fulfill the mission of his spiritual master. Subsequently, His Divine Grace wrote more than sixty volumes of authoritative annotated translations and summary studies of the philosophical and religious classics of India.

When he first arrived by freighter in New York City, Srila Prabhu- pada was practically penniless. Only after almost a year of great difficulty did he establish the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, in July of 1966. Before his passing away on November 14, 1977, he guided the Society and saw it grow to a worldwide confederation of more than one hundred asramas, schools, temples, institutes and farm communities.

In 1968, Srila Prabhupada created New Vrindaban, an experimental Vedic community in the hills of West Virginia. Inspired by the success of New Vrindaban, now a thriving farm community of more than two thousand acres, his students has since founded several similar communities in the United States and abroad.

In 1972, His Divine Grace introduced the Vedic system of primary and secondary education in the West by founding the Gurukula school in Dallas, Texas. Since then, under his supervision, his disciples have established children's schools throughout the United States and the rest of the world, with the principal educational center now located in Vrndavana, India .

Srila Prabhupada also inspired the construction of several large international cultural centers in India. The center at Sridhama Mayapur in West Bengal is the site for a planned spiritual city, an ambitious project for which construction will extend over many years to come. In Vrndavana, India, are the magnificent Krsna-Balarama Temple and International Guesthouse, and Srila Prabhupada Memorial and Museum. There is also a major cultural and educational center in Bombay. Other centers are planned in a dozen important locations on the Indian subcontinent.

Srila Prabhupada's most significant contribution, however, is his books. Highly respected by the academic community for their authority, depth and clarity, they are used as standard textbooks in numerous college courses. His writings have been translated into over fifty languages. The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust, established in 1972 to publish the works of His Divine Grace, has thus become the world's largest publisher of books in the field of Indian religion and philosophy.

In just twelve years, in spite of his advanced age, Srila Prabhupada circled the globe fourteen times on lecture tours that took him to six continents. In spite of such a vigorous schedule, Srila Prabhupada continued to write prolifically. His writings constitute a veritable library of Vedic philosophy, religion, literature and culture.




First Canto


  Preface XXI
  Foreword XXV
  Introduction 1-40
Chapter One Questions by the Sages 43-81
Chapter Two Divinity and Divine Service 87-137
Chapter Three Krsna is the Source of All Incarnations 141-199
Chapter Four Appearance of Sri Narada 201-230
Chapter Five Narada's Instructions on Srimad Bhagavatam for Vyasadeva 235-294
Chapter Six Conversation Between Narada and Vyasa 297-330
Chapter Seven The Son of Drona Punished 337-395
Chapter Eight Prayers by Queen Kunti and Pariksit Saved 399-458
Chapter Nine The Passing Away of Bhismadeva in the Presence of Lord Krsna 467-520
Chapter Ten Departure of Lord Krsna for Dvaraka 545-581
Chapter Eleven Lord Krsna's Entrance into Dvaraka 593-646
Chapter Twelve Birth of Emperor Pariksit 649-701
Chapter Thirteen Dhrtarasta Quits Home 707-772
Chapter Fourteen The Disappearance of Lord Krsna 785-823
Chapter Fifteen The Pandavas Retire Timely 825-881
Chapter Sixteen How Pariksit Recivied the Age of Kali 895-940
Chapter Seventeen Punishment and Reward of kali 943-994
Chapter Eighteen Maharaja Pariksit Cursed by a Brahmana Boy 997-1047
Chapter Nineteen The Appearnace of Sukadeva Gosvami 1057-1102
  The Author 1109
  References 1113
  Glossary 1115
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 1123
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 1127
  Index of verses quoted 1149
  General Index 1151


Second Canto


  Preface XV
  Introduction XIX
Chapter One The First Step in God Realization 1-61
Chapter Two The Lord in the Heart 65-132
Chapter Three Pure Devotional Service: The Change in Heart 135-174
Chapter Four The Process of Creation 179-231
Chapter Five The Cause of All Causes 235-284
Chapter Six Purusa-Sukta Confirmed 291-356
Chapter Seven Scheduled Incarnations with Specific Functions 359-442
Chapter Eight Questions by king Pariksit 447-482
Chapter Nine Answers by Citing the Lord's Version 485-581
Chapter Ten Bhagavatam is the Answer 585-651
  The Author 657
  References 661
  Glossary 663
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 669
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 673
  Index of verses quoted 685
  General Index 689


Third Canto


  Part One  
  Preface XV
  Introduction XIX
Chapter One Question by Vidura 1-54
Chapter Two Remembrance of Lord Krsna 57-102
Chapter Three The Lord's Pastimes Out of Vrndavana 103-130
Chapter Four Vidura Approaches Maitreya 135-176
Chapter Five Vidura's Talk with Maitreya 179-246
Chapter Six Creation of the Universal Form 249-292
Chapter Seven Further Inquiries by Vidura 295-338
Chapter Eight Manifestation of Brahma From Garbhodakasayi Visnu 341-372
Chapter Nine Brahma's Prayers for Creative Energy 373-429
Chapter Ten Divisions of the Creation 433-456
Chapter Eleven Calculations of Time, From the Atom 459-490
Chapter Twelve Creation of the Kumaras and Others 493-537
Chapter Thirteen The Appearance of Lord Varaha 541-587
Chapter Fourteen Pregnancy of Diti in the Evening 591-638
Chapter Fifteen Description of the Kingdom of God 639-700
Chapter Sixteen The Two Doorkeepers of Vaikuntha, Jaya and Vijaya, Cursed by the Sages 711-751
  The Author 759
  References 763
  Glossary 765
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 771
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 775
  Index of verses quoted 793
  General Index 797
  Part Two  
  Preface XV
  Introduction XIX
Chapter Seventeen Victory of Hiranyaksa Over All the Directions of the Universe 1-23
Chapter Eighteen The Battle Between Lord Boar and the Demon Hiranyaksa 27-48
Chapter Nineteen The Killing of the Demon Hiranyaksa 55-84
Chapter Twenty Conversation Between Maiterya and Vidura 89-136
Chapter Twenty One Conversation Between Manu and Kardama 139-194
Chapter Twenty Two The Marriage of Kardama Muni and Devahuti 203-240
Chapter Twenty Three Devahuti's Lamentation 249-300
Chapter Twenty Four Renunciation of Kardama Muni 305-356
Chapter Twenty Five The Glories of Devotional Service 361-422
Chapter Twenty Six Fundamental Principles of Material Nature 427-502
Chapter Twenty Seven Understanding Material Nature 507-547
Chapter Twenty Eight Kapila's Instructions on the Execution of Devotional Service 551-606
Chapter Twenty Nine Explanation of Devotional Service by Lord Kapila 611-667
Chapter Thirty Description by Lord Kapila of Adverse Fruitive Activities 671-697
Chapter Thirty one Lord Kapila's Instrucitons on the Movements of the Living Entities 705-761
Chapter Thirty Twon Entanglement in Fruitive Activities 765-812
Chapter Thirty Three Activities of Kapila 819-860
  The Author 865
  References 869
  Glossary 871
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 887
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 891
  Index of verses quoted 911
  General Index 915


Fourth Canto


  Part One  
  Preface XV
  Introduction XIX
Chapter One Genealogical Table of the Daughters of Manu 1-47
Chapter Two Daksa Curses Lord Siva 53-87
Chapter Three Talks Between Lord Siva and Sati 89-117
Chapter Four Sati Quits Her Body 119-162
Chapter Five Frustration of the Sacrifices of Daksa 165-184
Chapter Six Brahma Satisfies Lord Siva 187-233
Chapter Seven The Sacrifice Performed by Daksa 235-304
Chapter Eight Dhruva Maharaja Leaves Home for the Forest 309-396
Chapter Nine Dhruva Maharaja Returns Home 397-476
Chapter Ten Dhruva Maharaja's Fight with the Yaksas 479-494
Chapter Eleven Svayambhuva Manu Advise Dhruva Maharaja to Stop Fighting 501-538
Chapter Twelve Dhruva Maharaja Goes Back to Godhead 543-606
Chapter Thirteen Description of the Descendants of Dhruva Maharaja 611-648
Chapter Fourteen The Story of King Vena 651-690
Chapter Fifteen King Prthu's Apprearance and Coronation 693-708
Chapter Sixteen Praise of King Prthu by the Professional Reciters 713-739
Chapter Seventeen Maharaja Prthu Become Angry at the Earth 743-775
Chapter Eighteen Prthu Maharaja Milks the Earth Planet 779-804
Chapter Nineteen King Prthu's One Hundred Horse Sacrifices 811-848
  The Author 855
  References 859
  Genealogical Table 860
  Glossary 863
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 876
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 879
  Index of verses quoted 901
  General Index 905
  Part Two  
  Preface XIII
  Introduction XVII
Chapter Twenty Lord Visnu's Appearance in the Sacrifical Arena of Maharja Prthu 1-56
Chapter Twenty One Instructions by Maharaja Prthu 59-127
Chapter Twenty Two Prthu Maharaja's Meeting with the Four Kumaras 139-237
Chapter Twenty Three Maharaja Prthu's Going Back Home 239-294
Chapter Twenty Four Chanting the Song Sung by Lord Siva 299-416
Chapter Twenty Five The Descriptions of the Characteristics of King Puranjana 421-498
Chapter Twenty Six King Puranjana Goes to the Forest to Hunt and His Queen Becomes Angry 501-537
Chapter Twenty Seven Attack by Candavega on the City of King Puranjan; the Character of Kalakanya 543-583
Chapter Twenty Eight Puranjana Becomes a Woman in the Next Life 589-667
Chapter Twenty Nine Talks Between Narada and King Pracinabarhi 679-795
Chapter Thirty The Activities of the Pracetas 803-873
Chapter Thirty One Narada Instructs the Pracetas 877-915
  The Author 925
  References 929
  Glossary 931
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 949
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 953
  Index of verses quoted 971
  General Index 981


Fifth Canto


  Preface XV
  Introduction XIX
Chapter One The Activities of Maharaja Priyavrata 1-72
Chapter Two The Activities of Maharaja Agnidhra 77-107
Chapter Three Rsabhadeva's Appearance in the Womb of Merudevi, the Wife of King Nabhi 109-135
Chapter Four The Characteristics of Rsabhadeva, the Supreme Personality of Godhead 137-157
Chapter Five Lord Rsabhadeva's Teachings to His Sons 163-215
Chapter Six The Activities of Lord Rsabhadeva 219-239
Chapter Seven The Activities of King Bharata 247-265
Chapter Eight A Description of the Character of Bharata Maharaja 269-301
Chapter Nine The Supreme Character of Jada Bharata 305-327
Chapter Ten The Discussion Between Jada Bharata and Maharaja Rahugana 333-361
Chapter Eleven Jada Bharata Instructs King Rahuguna 373-398
Chapter Twelve Conversation Between Maharaja Rahuguna and Jada Bharata 399-423
Chapter Thirteen Further Talks Between King Rahugana and Jada Bharata 425-459
Chapter Fourteen The Material World as the Great Forest of Enjoyment 463-531
Chapter Fifteen The Glories of the Descendants of King Priyavrata 532-550
Chapter Sixteen A Description of Jambudvipa 551-579
Chapter Seventeen The Descent of the River Ganges 581-611
Chapter Eighteen The Prayers Offered to the Lord by the Residents of Jambudvipa 617-682
Chapter Nineteen A Description of the Island of Jambudvipa 683-731
Chapter Twenty Studying the Structure of the Universe 733-774
Chapter Twenty One The Movements of the Sun 781-792
Chapter Twenty Two The Orbits of the Plantes 799-813
Chapter Twenty Three The Sisumara Planetary System 817-830
Chapter Tweinty Four The Subterranean Heavenly Planets 833-866
Chapter Twenty Five The Glories of Lord Ananta 871-889
Chapter Twenty six A Description of the Hellish Planets 893-938
  The Author 949
  References 953
  Glossary 955
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 967
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 971
  Index of verses quoted 983
  General Index 991


Sixth Canto


  Preface XV
  Introduction XIX
Chapter One The history of the life of Ajamila 1-87
Chapter Two Ajamila Delivered by the Visnudutas 89-135
Chapter Three Yamaraja Instructs his Messengers 141-186
Chapter Four The Hamsa guhya Prayers Offered to the Lord by Prajapati Daksa 189-257
Chapter Five Narada Muni Cursed by Prajapati Daksa 261-316
Chapter Six The Progeny of the Daughters of Daksa 319-340
Chapter Seven Indra offends His Spiritual Master Brhaspati 345-378
Chapter Eight The Narayana Kavaca Shield 381-411
Chapter Nine Appearance of the Demon Vrtrasura 417-470
Chapter Ten The Battle Between the Demigods and Vrtrasura 477-502
Chapter Eleven The Transcendental Qualities of Vrtrasura 505-529
Chapter Twelve Vrtrasura's Glorious Death 533-563
Chapter Thirteen King Indra Afflicted by Sinful Reaction 565-584
Chapter Fourteen King Citraketu's Lamenation 585-633
Chapter Fifteen The Saints Narada and Angira Instruct King Citraketu 635-657
Chapter Sixteen King Citraketu Meets the Supreme Lord 663-743
Chapter Seventeen Mother Paravati Curses Citraketu 749-789
Chapter Eighteen Diti Vows to Kill King Indra 793-851
Chapter Nineteen Performing the Pumsavana Ritualistic Ceremony 853-876
  The Author 881
  References 885
  Genealogical Tables 886
  Glossary 893
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 905
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 909
  Index of verses quoted 933
  General Index 941


Seven Canto


  Preface XIII
  Intoduction XVII
Chapter One The Supreme Lord is Equal to Everyone 1-51
Chapter Two Hiranaykasipu 59-126
Chapter Three Hiranyakasipu's Plan to Become Immortal 129-165
Chapter Four Hiranyakasipu Terrorizes the Universe 169-210
Chapter Five Prahlada Maharaja the Saintly Son of Hiranyakasipu 215-292
Chapter Six Prahlada Instructs His Demoniac Schoolmates 295-332
Chapter Seven What Prahlada Learned in the Womb 335-408
Chapter Eight Lord Nrsimhadeva Slays the King of the Demons 411-452
Chapter Nine Prahlada Pacifies Lord Nrsimhadeva with Prayers 475-570
Chapter Ten Prahlada the Best Among Exalted Devotees 573-636
Chapter Eleven The Perfect Society: Four Social Classes 643-677
Chapter Twelve The Perfect Society: Four Spiritual Classes 679-696
Chapter Thirteen The Behavior of a Perfact Person 707-757
Chapter Fourteen Ideal Family Life 761-803
Chapter Fifteen Instructions for Civilized Human Beings 817-910
  The Author 919
  References 923
  Glossary 925
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 933
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 937
  Index of verses quoted 959
  General Index 969


Eight Canto


  Preface XIII
  Introduction XVII
Chapter One The Manus, Administrators of the Universe 1-26
Chapter Two The Elephant Gajendra,s Crisis 41-64
Chapter Three Gajendra's Prayers of Surrender 69-115
Chapter Four Gajendra Returns to the Spiritual World 121-132
Chapter Five The Demigods Appeal to the Lord for Protection 143-199
Chpater Six The Demigods and Demons Declare a Truce 203-237
Chapter Seven Lord Siva Saves the Universe by Drinking Poison 241-278
Chapter Eight The Churning of the Milk Ocean 285-321
Chapter Nine The Lord Incarnates as Mohini-Murti 323-347
Chapter Ten The Battle Between the Demigods and the Demons 349-382
Chapter Eleven King Indra Annihilates the Demons 385-413
Chapter Twelve The Mohini-Murti Incarnation Bewilders Lord Siva 419-467
Chapter Thirteen Description of Future Manus 469-476
Chapter Fourteen The System of Universal Management 493-502
Chapter Fifeteen Bali Maharaja Conquerts the Heavenly Planets 505-524
Chapter Sixteen Executing the Payo vrata Process of Worship 531-582
Chapter Seventeen The Supreme Lord Agree to Become Aditi's Son 585-608
Chapter Eighteen Lord Vamanadeva the Dwarf Incarnation 611-630
Chapter Nineteen Lord Vamanadeva Begs Charity form Bali Maharaja 637-674
Chapter Twenty Bali Maharaja Surrenders the Universe 677-711
Chapter Twenty One Bali Maharaja Arrested by the Lord 713-735
Chapter Twenty Two Bali Maharaja Surrenders his Life 739-772
Chapter Twenty Three The Demigods Regain the Heavenly Planets 779-803
Chapter Twenty Four Matsya the Lord,s Fish Incarnation 807-852
  The Author 863
  References 867
  Glossary 869
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 877
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 881
  Index of verses quoted 907
  General Index 913


Nine Canto


  Preface XV
  Introduction XIX
Chapter One King Sudyumna Becomes a Woman 1-26
Chapter Two The Dynasties of the Sons of Manu 31-48
Chapter Three The Marriage of Sukanya and Cyavana Muni 57-78
Chapter Four Ambarisa Maharaja Offended By Durvasa Muni 85-142
Chapter Five Durvasa Muni's Life Spared 149-170
Chpater Six The Downfall of Saubhari Muni 175-211
Chapter Seven The Descendants of King Mandhata 217-225
Chapter Eight The Sons of Sagara Meet Lord Kapiladeva 237-256
Chapter Nine The Dynasty of Amsuman 263-307
Chapter Ten The Pastimes of Lord Ramachandra 309-361
Chapter Eleven Lord Ramacandra Rules the World 365-390
Chapter Twelve The Dynasty of Kusa, the Son of Lord Ramacandra 399-403
Chapter Thirteen The Dynasty of Maharaja Nimi 411-433
Chapter Fourteen King Pururava Enchanted by Urvasi 435-471
Chapter Fifeteen Parasurama, the Lord's Warrior Incarnation 475-506
Chapter Sixteen Lord Parasurama Destroys the World's Ruling Class 509-534
Chapter Seventeen The Dynasties of the Sons of Pururava 539-547
Chapter Eighteen King Yayati Regains His Youth 550-590
Chapter Nineteen King Yayati Achieves Liberation 593-620
Chapter Twenty The Dynasty of Puru 625-653
Chapter Twenty One The Dynasty of Bharata 657-677
Chapter Twenty Two The Descendants of Ajamidha 685-713
Chapter Twenty Three The Dynasties of the Sons of Yayati 717-730
Chapter Twenty Four Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead 743-788
  The Author 795
  References 799
  Genealogical Tables 800
  Glossary 811
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 817
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 821
  Index of verses quoted 847
  General Index 853


Ten Canto


  Part I  
  Preface XIII
  Introduction XVII
  Summary of the Tenth Canto 1
Chapter One The Advent of Lord Krsna: Introdcution 13-97
Chapter Two Prayers by the Demigods for Lord Krsna in the Womb 117-199
Chapter Three The Birth of Lord Krsna 201-273
Chapter Four The Atrocities of King Kamsa 275-317
Chapter Five The Meeting of Nanda Maharaja and Vasudeva 319-342
Chapter Six The Killing of the Demon Putana 349-382
Chapter Seven The Killing of the Demon Trnavarta 387-421
Chapter Eight Lord Krsna Shows the Universal Form Within his Mouth 429-487
Chapter Nine Mother Yasoda Binds Lord Krsna 491-512
Chapter Ten Deliverance of the Yamala Arjuna Trees 519-560
Chapter Eleven The Childhood Pastimes of Krsna 567-612
Chapter Twelve The Killing of the Demon Aghasura 615-650
Chapter Thirteen The Stealing of the Boys and Calves by Brahma 657-729
  The Author 737
  References 741
  Glossary 743
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 757
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 761
  Index of verses quoted 779
  General Index 787
  Part Two  
  Preface XXIII
  Foreword XXVII
  Introduction XXXI
Chapter Fourteen Brahma's Prayers to Lord Krsna 1-71
Chapter Fifteen The Killing of Dhenuka, The Ass Demon 75-117
Chapter Sixteen Krsna Chastises the Serpent Kaliya 119-176
Chapter Seventeen The History of Kaliya 179-196
Chapter Eighteen Lord Balarama Slays the Demon Pralamba 197-219
Chapter Nineteen Swallowing the Forest Fire 223-234
Chapter Twenty The Rainy Season and Autumn in Vrndavana 235-276
Chapter Twenty One The Gopis Glorify the Song of Krsna's Flute 279-298
Chapter Twenty Two Krsna Steals the Garments of the Unmarried Gopis 303-334
Chapter Twenty Three The Brahmanas' Wives Blessed 337-376
Chapter Twenty Four Worshiping Govardhana Hill 379-411
Chapter Twenty Five Lord Krsna Lifts Govardhana Hill 413-439
Chapter Twenty Six Wonderful Krsna 441-460
Chapter Twenty Seven Lord Indra and Mother Surabhi Offer Prayers 461-487
Chapter Twenty Eight Krsna Rescues Nanda Maharaja from the Abode of Varuna 491-504
Chapter Twenty Nine Krsna and the Gopis Meet for the Rasa Dance 509-566
Chapter Thirty The Gopis Search for Krsna 569-607
Chapter Thirty One The Gopis Songs of Separation 611-628
Chapter Thirty Two The Reunion 629-646
Chapter Thirty Three The Rasa Dance 649-684
Chapter Thrity Four Nanda Maharaja Saved and Sankhacuda Slain 685-704
Chapter Thrity Five The Gopis Sing of Krsna as He Wanders in the Forest 707-727
Chapter Thirty Six The Slaying of Arista, The Bull Demon 729-754
Chapter Thirty Seven The Killing of the Demons Kesi and Vyoma 763-782
Chapter Thirty Eight Akrura's Arrival in Vrndavana 785-815
Chapter Thirty Nine Akrura's Vision 817-849
Chapter Forty The Prayers of Akrura 855-874
Chapter Forty One Krsna and Balarama Enter Mathura 877-909
Chapter Forty Two The Breaking of the Sacrifical Bow 911-933
Chapter Forty Three Krsna Kills Kuvalayapida 937-960
Chapter Forty Four The Killing of Kamsa 965-998
  His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada 1001
  References 1005
  Glossary 1007
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 1013
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 1017
  Index of verses quoted 1049
  General Index 1053
  Part Three  
  Preface XXIII
  Foreword XXVII
  Introduction XXXI
Chapter Forty Five Krsna Rescues His Teacher's Son 1-39
Chapter Forty Six Uddhava Visits Vrndavana 41-72
Chapter Forty Seven The Song of the Bee 77-142
Chapter Forty Eight Krsna Pleases His Devotees 143-169
Chapter Forty Nine Akrura's Mission in Hastinapura 173-195
Chapter Fifty Krsna Establishes the City of Dvaraka 197-235
Chapter Fifty One The Delivereance of Mucukunda 237-281
Chapter Fifty Two Rukmini's Message to Lord Krsna 283-309
Chapter Fifty Three Krsna Kednaps Rukmini 317-354
Chapter Fifty Four The Marriage of Krsna and Rukmini 357-399
Chapter Fifty Five The History of Pradyumna 401-425
Chapter Fifty Six The Syamantaka Jewel 429-457
Chapter Fifty Seven Satrajit Murdered the Jewel Returned 459-489
Chapter Fifty Eight Krsna Marries Five Princesses 491-529
Chapter Fifty Nine The Killing of the Demon Naraka 531-565
Cahpter Sixty Lord Krsna Teases Queen Rukmini 567-611
Chapter Sixty One Lord Balarama Slays Rukmi 621-645
Chapter Sixty Two The Meeting of Usa and Aniruddha 649-673
Chapter Sixty Three Lord Krsna Fights with Banasura 675-716
Chapter Sixty Four The Deliverance of King Nrga 719-746
Chapter Sixty Five Lord Balarama Visits Vrndavana 751-773
Chapter Sixty Six Paundraka, the False Vasudeva 777-808
Chapter Sixty Seven Lord Balarama Slays Dvivida Gorilla 809-824
Chapter Sixty Eight The Marriage of Samaba 827-861
Chapter Sixty Nine Narada Muni Visits Lord Krsna's Palaces in Dvaraka 865-898
  His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada 903
  References 907
  Glossary 909
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 913
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 914
  Index of verses quoted 949
  General Index 953
  Part Four  
  Preface XXVII
  Foreword XXIX
  Introduction XXXIII
Chapter Seventy Lord Krsna's Daily Activities 1-37
Chapter Seventy One The Lord Travels to Indraprastha 41-75
Chapter Seventy Two The Slaying of the Demon Jarasandha 77-113
Chapter Seventy Three Lord Krsna Blesses the Liberated Kings 115-137
Chapter Seventy Four The Deliverance of Siupala at the Rajasuya Sacrifice 139-178
Chapter Seventy Five Duryodhana Humiliated 179-204
Chapter Seventy Six The Battle Between Salva and the Vrsnis 207-225
Chapter Seventy Seven Lord Krsna Slays the Demon Salva 229-253
Chapter Seventy Eight The Killing of Dantavakra Viduratha and Romaharsana 255-283
Chpater Sevnty Nine Lord Balarama Goes on Pilgrimage 285-305
Chapter Eighty The Brahmana Sudama Visits Lord Krsna in Dvaraka 307-338
Chapter Eight One The Lord Blesses Sudama Brahmana 339-370
Chapter Eighty Two Krsna and Balarama Meet the Inhabitants of Vrandavana 371-406
Chapter Eight Three Draupadi Meets the Queens of Krsna 409-442
Chapter Eighty Four The Sages' Teaching at Kuruksetra 445-499
Chapter Eighty Five Lord Krsna Instructs Vasudeva and Retrieves Devaki's Sons 501-548
Chapter Eighty Six Arjuna Kidnaps Subhadra and Krsna Blesees his Devotees 549-591
Chapter Eighty Seven The Prayers of the Personified Vedas 593-711
Chapter Eighty Eight Lord Siva Saved from Vrkasura 715-746
Chapter Eighty Nine Krsna and Arjuna Retrieve a Brahmana's Sons 749-797
Chapter Ninety Summary of Lord Krsna's Glories 799-839


Eleven Canto


  Part One  
  Preface XV
  Foreword XIX
  Introduction XXIII
Chapter One The Curse upon the Yadu Dynasty 1-39
Chapter Two Maharaja Nimi Meets the Nine Yogendras 43-184
Chapter Three Liberation from the Illusory Energy 187-308
Chapter Four Drumila Explains the Incarnations of Godhead to King Nimi 315-339
Chapter Five Narada Concludes His Teachings to Vasudeva 345-436
Chapter Six The Yadu Dynasty Retires to Prabhasa 443-491
Chapter Seven Lord Krsna Instructs Uddava 499-580
Chapter Eight The Story of Pingala 585-626
Chapter Nine Detachment From all That Is Material 629-661
Chapter Ten The Nature of Fruitive Activity 669-704
Chapter Eleven The Symptoms of Conditioned and Liberated Living Entities 715-785
Chapter Twelve Beyond Renunciation and Knowledge 789-820
  His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada 827
  References 831
  Glossary 833
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 849
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 853
  Index of Verses Quoted 867
  General Index 875
  Part Two  
  Preface XV
  Foreword XXI
  Introduction XXV
Chapter Thirteen The Hamsa - Avatara Answers the Questions of the Sons of Brahma 1-41
Chapter Fourteen Lord Krsan Explaine the Yoga System of Sri Uddhava 49-87
Chapter Fifteen Lord Krsna's Description of Mysitc Yoga Perfections 93-123
Chapter Sixteen The Lord's Opulence 127-154
Chapter Seventeen Lord Krsna's Description of the Varnasrama System 163-215
Chapter Eighteen Description of Varnasrama-Dharma 221-261
Chapter Nineteen Pure Devotional Service Surpasses Knowledge and Detachment 315-358
Chapter Twenty Lord Krsna's Explanation of the Vedic Path 363-408
Chapter Twenty One Enumeration of the Elements of Material Creation 417-469
Chapter Twenty Two The Song of the Avanti Brahmana 477-524
Chapter Twenty Three The Philosophy of Sankhya 531-552
Chapter Twenty Four The Three Modes of Nature and Beyond 557-582
Chapter Twenty Five The Aila gita 587-611
Chapter Twenty Six Lord Krsna's Instructions on the Process of Deity Worship 615-656
Chapter Twenty Seven Jnana Yoga 659-702
Chapter Twenty Eight Bhakti Yoga 705-740
Chapter Twenty Nine The Disappearance of the Yadu Dynasty 745-777
Chapter Thirty The Disappearance of Lord Sri Krsna 781-804
  His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada 806
  The Author 807
  References 811
  Glossary 813
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 827
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 831
  Index of verses quoted 851
  General Index 853


Twelfth Canto


  Preface XIII
  Foreword XVII
  Introduction XXI
Chapter One The Degraded Dynasties of Kali-Yuga 1-23
Chapter Two Symptoms of the Age of Kali 27-60
Chapter Three The Bhumi gita 63-103
Chapter Four The Four Categories of Universal Annihilation 107-134
Chapter Five Sukadeva Gosvami's Final Instructions to Maharaja Pariksit 137-145
Chpater Six Maharaja Pariksit Passes Away 149-192
Chapter Seven The Puranic Literature 203-220
Chapter Eight Markandeya's Prayers to Nara-Narayana Rsi 223-255
Chapter Nine Markandeya Rsi Sees the Illusory Potency of the Lord 257-279
Chapter Ten Lord Siva and Uma Glorify Marakandeya Rsi 281-309
Chapter Eleven Summary Description of the Mahapurusa 311-345
Chapter Twelve The Topics of Srimad Bhagavatam Summarized 347-392
Chapter Thirteen The Glories of Srimad Bhagavatam 393-411
  His Divine Grace A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada 415
  References 419
  Glossary 421
  Sanskrit Pronunciation Guide 431
  Index of Sanskrit Verse 435
  Index of verses quoted 451
  General Index 453


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