TEN PRIMARY SUBJECT MATTERS IN BHAGAVATHAM!
Srimad Bhagavatham is the Ultimate one among 18 Puranas. The conclusion of Srimad Bhagavatham about the following subject matters is final.
Srimad Bhagavatam is the ripened fruit of the desire-tree of Vedic literatures.
What is the real benefit of hearing or reading Bhagavtham?
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Bhagavatam is essential for one who aspires to understand the “science of approaching” the Lord.
The Bhagavatam says about itself:
“O knowers of divine rapture, O saints of the world, O people filled with sacred emotions! Always relish the Srimad Bhagavatam, the fully ripened fruit of the desire tree of Vedic literatures, complete in all respects, which emanated from the lips of Sukadeva Gosvami like a gush of nectar, being the abode of rasa itself!”
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We read Srimad Bhagavatham that has 18,000 verses divided into 12 cantos. Though there are vast subjects are spoken in Srimad Bhagavatham, all of them will come udner these ten groups:
About Primary creation, a description on the Lord as the origin of the elements of this world;
The secondary creation, a description of the constituents and creation of this world;
Various abodes where the living entities dwell, among which teh spiritual world is supreme;
The protection and care of the Lord for those depending on Him;
(5) UTI :
The impetus for action, an analysis of the various dispositions of the living entities in this world;
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Descriptions of the cosmic ages of Manu, histories from the past ages;
The various descents of the Lord and His activities together with His great devotees;
The eventual withdrawing of the cosmic manifestation by the Lord;
Liberation from the bondage of matter and the attainment of one’s constitutional nature;
The ultimate shelter of everything, the ever-independent Supreme Person.
These are the Ten Primary subject matters in Bhagavatham!
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