Srimad Bhagavata- Mahapurana (Special Edition) - 2 Parts

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Item Code: IDF503
Cover: Hardcover
Edition: 2005
Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur
Language: English Translation Only
Size: 8.7" X 5.5"
Pages: 1719 (Color Illus:15)
Other Details: Weight of the Book:1.205 kg[/product_video]
 
Srimad Bhagavata-Mahapurana
 
 
  Mahatmya  
  Number of Discourses  
1 A dialogue between Narada and Bhakti (in a living form) 1
2 A dialogue between the Kumaras and Narada 8
3 Cessation of Bhakti's Suffering 15
4 Redemption of a Brahmana (Atmadeva) 22
5 How Gokarna attained final beatitude (alongwith others) 29
6 The procedure of hearing Srimad Bhagavata (in a week) detailed 36
 
Book One
 
1 Saunaka and other sages interrogate the famous Suta (Ugrasrava) 1
2 Glory of the Lord's narrative and of Devotion to Him 4
3 The Lord's Avataras or Descents into the world of matter 8
4 A sense of frustration overtakes Vedavyasa 12
5 Glory of singing the Lord's praises and an account of Devarsi Narada's previous life 16
6 The rest of the story of Narada's previous birth 20
7 Aswatthama assassinates Draupadi's sons and Arjuna in his turn curbs his pride. 24
8 The Lord delivers Pariksit in the womb and is extolled by Kunti; Yudhisthira gives way to grief 29
9 Yudhisthira and others call on Bhisma and the latter drops his mortal coil, extolling Sri Krsna 35
10 Sri Krsna's Departure to Dwaraka 40
11 Right royal reception of Sri Krsna at Dwaraka 45
12 Birth of Pariksit 49
13 Departure of Dhrtarastra and his wife Gandhari, for the forest at the instance of Vidura 53
14 King Yudhisthira grows apprehensive at the sight of evil omens and Arjuna returns from Dwaraka 60
15 Stricken and grief at their separation from Sri Krsna, the Pandavas install Pariksit on the throne of Hastinapura and ascend to heaven 64
16 Conquest of the world by king Pariksit and the dialogue between Dharma (the god of piety) and Mother Earth 71
17 King Pariksit subdues Kali 76
18 The youthful sage Srngi utters an imprecation against king Pariksit 80
19 Pariksit takes a vow of fasting till death and Suka pays a visit to him 83
 
Book Two
 
1 The process of meditation and the cosmic form of the Lord described 91
2 Concentration on the gross and subtle forms of the Lord and the two types of Mukti (Liberation), viz., Kramamukti or gradual Liberation and Sadyomukti or immediate Liberation 95
3 Worship of different deities for the gratification of various desires and the superiority of Devotion to the Lord 101
4 The king asks a question about the creation of the universe and the sage Suka commences his discourse 104
5 A description of the cosmos 107
6 Glories of the Cosmic Being 112
7 The stories of the Lord's sportful descents 118
8 King Pariksit asks various questions of the sage Suka 128
9 Brahma beholds the divine Abode of the Lord and is taught by Him the text of the Bhagavata, consisting of four couplets only 132
10 The ten characteristic features of the Bhagavata 138
 
Book Three
 
1 Meeting of Uddhava and Vidura 145
2 Uddhava recounts the childish sports of the Lord 151
3 A brief survey of the Lord's other exploits 155
4 As directed by Uddhava, Vidura calls on the sage Maitreya 158
5 The sage Maitreya describes the process of creation in reply to Vidura's question 163
6 Appearance of the cosmic Body 169
7 Vidura's questions 174
8 Brahma's manifestation 178
9 Brahma extols the Lord. 183
10 Description of the tenfold creation 189
11 Divisions of time such as Manvantara and so on 193
12 The multiplication of creation 198
13 The Lord's Descent as the Divine Boar 205
14 Diti's conception 212
15 Sanaka and his three brothers pronounce a curse against Jaya and Vijaya 217
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