A Summary Study of the Tenth Canto of the Srimad-Bhagavatam
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The Srimad-Bhagavatam is considered the crest jewel of India's Vedic scriptures because it is the most comprehensive and authoritative. It was written in Sanskrit by Srila Krishna Dvaipayana Vyasadeva about 5,000 years ago when Lord Sri Krishna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, appeared on Earth, and contains twelve cantos or sections.
Of these cantos, the Tenth is considered the most confidential. This is because it describes many of the transcendental activities and miracles that the Lord performed and reveals the spiritual philosophy that He recommended for the salvation of mankind.
His Divine Grace A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada translated the Tenth Canto into English, supplementing many of its verses with clarifying commentaries, and published it in the U.S. in 1970. The book clearly shows one how to attain the highest level of spiritual enlightenment, namely pure love of God.
The texts mention that when one listens to the pastimes of Lord Krishna regularly, one's heart and mind become purified, one's illusions and ignorance are dispelled and one's consciousness is elevated. Moreover one becomes filled with inner peace and bliss, and one gains true, lasting happiness and an opportunity to return home, back to Godhead. This book is published by the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.
THE AUTHOR: Srila Prabhupada, a fully self-realized spiritual master, founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) and The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust (BBT). He wrote more than 60 volumes of authoritative translations and commentaries on the philosophical and spiritual classics of India, and they have been translated into many languages. Highly respected by the academic community for their depth and clarity, they are used as text books in numerous college courses throughout the world.
THE NARRATOR:åÊAmala-bhakta dasa is a direct disciple of Srila Prabhupada and an ordained minister of ISKCON. He has been teaching yoga in general since 1958 and Bhakti Yoga in particular since 1976 and has recorded many of Srila Prabhupada's books. Inspirational and uplifting, these recordings are sold in stores and broadcast on radio stations around the world.
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