Bhavas in Srimad Bhagavatam

The Supreme Truth

Srimad Bhagavatam starts with a meditation on the ‘Param’ (the highest) Truth – The One Truth that is the cause for all creation sustenance and dissolution. The last verse of Srimad Bhagavatam
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The Fear of Death

The throat of a snake is only as thick as a needle. So when it catches a prey, it takes a tremendously long time to ingest it. The snake does not use its tongue to kill its prey. This is because
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When does one get Bhagavatam?

Srimad Bhagavatam is a narration of the glories of the Lord by Sage Suka to king Parikshit. Going by this logic, the Purana should have commenced with the story of Parikshit. But how does the
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The Seven forms of Life

A person can take birth as any of the seven life forms: Devas, humans, terrestrial animals, aerial life forms, crawling creatures, aquatic beings and plants. In Srimad Bhagavatam, we see that it was
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Sage Suka’s test

In the second canto, Sage Suka tells Parikshit that one gets different things in life by propitiating to different deities. By propitiating to Kubera, one becomes wealthy etc. Similarly, Lord Shiva
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Grace of God for the worldly

One should get the grace of the Lord before entering into worldly affairs. With the grace of the Lord protecting you, you will be least affected by the world, just like the kid who holds a pole
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Bhavas in Srimad Bhagavatam – 1

Sri Sri Swamiji expounded the Bhagavata Mahapurana for seven days in March 2008 at Guruvayoor. Innumerable bhavas sprung forth during His discourses. Nama Dwaar shares with its readers a few of
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The perfect wedding match

Sage Vyasa had eighteen daughters each one with varied character and personality. Amongst them was one, who was graceful, beautiful, ‘saatvic’ and lovable. As a gift for anyone who wins the hand
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The Zodiac in Bhagavatam

There are twelve ‘Rasis’ (zodiacs) in the Indian Horoscope and each one of them represents something particular in life. The first zodiac represents life. The second house represents family and
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The Authorities

Veda Vyasa is the authority of the Vedas and Narada is considered the foremost in Bhakti.Written by Veda Vyasa on the advice of Sage Narada, Srimad Bhagavatam is, no doubt, the essence of the Vedas
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Sage Narada’s compassion

The very intention of Sage Narada meeting Sage Vyasa was that the world would be gifted with the great Purana called Srimad Bhagavatam The very purpose of Sage Narada meeting Valmiki was that the
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