Often asked: Who Wrote Devi Bhagavatam?

Is Devi Bhagavatam authentic?

Devi’s bhagavatam is bogus! Anything accepted by ancient(prachina)vaidikas should only be considered authentic!

Who told bhagavatam to whom?

Further, when King Parikshit (grand son of Arjuna) was cursed by a Son of a Brahmana to die within seven days, he renounced his kingdom and went to the sages and inquired about the duty of a person who is about to die in seven days. At that time, the Great Sage Sukhdeva Goswami told him to hear Srimad Bhagavatam.

Is Devi Bhagavatam more authentic than Srimad Bhagavatam?

Whereas Devi Bhagavatam is more similar to Mahabharata. He did not accept the theory of kalpa bheda as Srimad Bhagavatam records the events of the present kalpa as stated in the second canto. Whereas Devi Bhagavatam is the original Bhagavatam.As far as I know Devi Bhagavatam is an upapurana.

Is bhagavatam a Purana?

Bhagavata Purana (Devanagari: भागवतपुराण; IAST: Bhāgavata Purāṇa) also known as Śrīmad Bhāgavata Mahā-purāṇa, Śrīmad Bhāgavatam or Bhāgavata, is one of Hinduism’s eighteen great Puranas (Mahapuranas). The Bhagavata Purana is a revered text in Vaishnavism, a Hindu tradition that reveres Vishnu.

How old is the Bhagavatam?

It’s actually written 5000 years ago by Lord Sri Vyasadeva as mentioned in itself and other Vedic texts. The Srimad Bhagavatam is the last scripture written by Vyasadeva. Some scholars say that Adi shankaracharya lived in 6th century. Some says in 4th/3rd century.

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What are the 18 Puranas?

Besides the 18 Puranas (Vishnu Purana, Matsya Purana, Bhavishya Purana, Kurma Purana, Garuda Purana, Varaha Purana, Agni Purana, Vamana Purana, Mahabhagavat Purana, Skanda Purana, Siva Purana, Brahmanda Purana, Markendya Purana, Linga Purana, Vayu Purana, Nareedya Purana, Brahmavavarta Purana, Padma Purana ) there are

Who is sutha in bhagavatam?

He is the son of the sage Vyasa and the main narrator of the scripture Bhagavata Purana. Most of the Bhagavata Purana consists of Shuka reciting the story to the dying king Parikshit. Shuka is depicted as a sannyasi, renouncing the world in pursuit of moksha (liberation), which most narratives assert that he achieved.

How long does it take to read Srimad Bhagavatam?

You can divide Srimad Bhagavatham into seven parts and read the whole day for seven days. If you read the Purports by the author, you can not finish in 7 days. If you read only the Text or translation of Bhagavatham, you can finish reading Bhagavatham in 7 days.

What contains Srimad Bhagavatam?

The Srimad Bhagavatam is considered to contain the essence of all the Vedanta literature. Among other things, the Srimad Bhagavatam teaches nine primary forms of bhakti: śravaṇa (“listening” to the scriptural stories of God and His incarnations) kīrtana (“Singing in praise of the Lord”)

How many Skandhas are there in Srimad Bhagavatam?

How many chapters Shrimad Bhagwat contains? Bhagwat Purana consists of twelve books ( skandhas ) with 332 chapters (Adhyayas). There are between 16,000 and 18,000 verses depending on the recension.

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