Srimad Bhagavata: The Holy Book of God - Volume Three (Skandha X)

Srimad Bhagavata: The Holy Book of God - Volume Three (Skandha X)

Item Code: IDE890
Author: Translated By: Swami Tapasyananda
Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math
Language: Sanskrit Text with English Translation
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 8178230461
Pages: 461
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details 10.0" X 7.5"
Weight 770 gm
Prologue   1
Chapter 1 Announcement of the Great Advent 31-37
  Parikshit's Questions about Krishna and his Advent-The Burden of the Earth Deity-Marriage of Devaki and Vasudeva-Vasudeva's Efforts to save Devaki-Kamsa's Oppression of the Yadus.  
Chapter 2 Prelude to the Advent of Sri Krishna 37-42
  The Mission of Yogamaya-Devaki's Escape from Death a second Time-Hymn of Brahma  
Chapter 3 The Birth of Krishna 43-48
  Sri Krishna is born-Vasudeva's Hymn-Devaki's Hymn -The Lord on His antecedent Births-Transfer of Krishna to Vraja  
Chapter 4 The Episode of Yogamaya and After 49-53
  Kamsa attempts to kill Yogamaya-The hyprocritical Vedanta of Kamsa-The evil Advisers of Kamsa and their Scheme  
Chapter 5 Birth Festivity at Gokula 53-56
  Rejoicing in Vraja-Nanda at Kamsa's Court to pay Tribute  
Chapter 6 Salvation of Putana 56-60
  Putana's Attempt to poison Krishna-Consternation in Gokula - The devotional Implications of Putana's Story  
Chapter 7 The Salvation of Sakatasura and Trinavarta 60-64
  Sravana as an Aid to Devotion-The Attack of Sakatasura-The attack of Trinavarta-Revelation of the Cosmos to the Mother  
Chapter 8 Other Incidents of Krishna's Early Boyhood 65-70
  Garga naming Krishna-Boyhood Pranks of Krishna-Gopi's Complaint to the Mother-Krishna eating Mud-Sri Suka on the past of Nanda and Yasoda.  
Chapter 9 Krishna Being Tied to Mortar 70-73
  Krishna breaking the Milk Pot-Krishna tied to the Mortar-The Lord subordinates Himself to His Devotees  
Chapter 10 Liberation of Nalakubara and Manigriva 73-77
  The Antecedents of Nalakubara and Manigriva-Narada's Curse-Krishna felling the Arjuna Trees-The Hymn of the two Guhyakas  
Chapter 11 The Trek to Vrindavana 78-83
  The childhood Sports of Krishna-Migration to Vrindavana-Attack of Vatsasura-Attack of Bakasura  
Chapter 12 The Salvation of Agha 83-88
  The Scene at the Picnic in the Woods-Appearance of the Demon Agha-Agha swallowing the Party and his Death-Parikshit puts further Questions about the incident  
Chapter 13 Brahma Testing Krishna 88-95
  Krishna at Lunch: a pastoral midday Scene-Brahma's spiriting away of the Boys and the Calves-Krishna as all the Boys and Calves-Rama's Doubt-Revelation vouchsafed to Brahma  
Chapter 14 The Hymn of Brahma 95-104
  The Special Excellence of Devotion-Infinitude of the Lord-The Mystery of Divine Incarnations-Jnana can be had only through Bhakti-The Greatness of Inhabitants of Vraja-Salutation to Brahma-Return to Gokula after one Year-The Self as the Basis of all Love  
Chapter 15 The Salvation of Dhenuka 104-109
  Vrindavana described-Krishna at play with the Boys-Encounter with Dhenuka the Ass Demon-Krishna back at Home-The Poisonous Water of Yamuna  
Chapter 16 Reformation of Kaliya 109-117
  Krishna's Challenge to Kaliya-Reactions of the Inhabitants of Vraja-Krishna's Dance on Kaliya's Hood-The Hymn of the Serpent Wives-Krishna blessing them  
Chapter 17 Incidents Allied to the Kaliya Episode 117-119
  How Kaliya came to reside in Yamuna-The reaction of Krishna-Rescue from Forest Fire  
Chapter 18 The Summer Season and Pralamba's Attack 119-122
  Summer in Vrindavana-Krishna's Sport in the Forest-Pralamba's Attack and Destruction  
Chapter 19 Rescue From Forest Fire 123-124
  Staying away of the Cattle-Krishna rescuing the Party from Forest Fire  
Chapter 20 Description of The Seasons 124-129
  Description of Rainy Season-Krishna's Pastime in the Rainy Season-Description of Autumn  
Chapter 21 The Magic of Krishna's Flute 129-132
  The Arch-dancer at the Advent of Autumn-The Gopis on Krishna as the Superdancer  
Chapter 22 The Stealing of the Gopis' Clothes 132-136
  Gopis's worship of Goddess Katyayani-Krishna whisking away their Clothes; The Gopis put to Test-Restoration of the Clothes-Reflection on the Role of Trees  
Chapter 23 The Salvation of the Pious Brahmana Women 136-141
  The pride of the Ritualist Brahmanas-The enthusiastic Reaction of the Brahmanas' Wives-Krishna's Advice to the Women-The Conversion of the ritualist Brahmanas  
Chapter 24 Obstruction of Indra Yajna 141-145
  Krishna's Enquiries to Nanda about Indra Yajna-Krishna dissuading them-Worship of Govardhana  
Chapter 25 Lifting of the Govardhana Mountain 145-147
  Indra's Vengeance-Krishna providing Relief by lifting the Mountain  
Chapter 26 Announcement of Krishna's Divinity 148-150
  Gopas review Krishna's unique Feats-Garga's Prediction about Krishna revealed  
Chapter 27 Krishan as Govinda 150-153
  Indra's Hymn to Krishna-Surabhi's Mission; Krishna as Govinda  
Chapter 28 The Revelation of Vaikuntha 154-155
  Nanda's Capture by Varuna's Emissaries-Revelation of Vaikuntha  
Chapter 29 The Rasalila; The Gopis Meeting the Lord 156-161
  The Call of the Flute-The Philosophy behind Rasalila-The Lord dissuading them by citing women's Dharma-The Gopis' Plea-Krishna's Disappearance  
Chapter 30 Gopis in Seperation from Krishna 161-166
  The Gopis' Search in the Forest-Gopis imitating Krishna in their Frenzy-Krishna with a particular Lady-Krishna abandoning that Gopi also  
Chapter 31 The Song of the Gopis 166-169
  The Gopis in Anguish  
Chapter 32 The Lord's Reappearance 169-172
  The Lord reppears before the Gopis-The Reaction of the Gopis-Gopis posing a Question to Krishna  
Chapter 33 The Carnival of Rasa Dance 172-176
  The Description of the Dance-Water Sports-The moral Issue in Rasalila  
Chapter 34 Salvation of Sudarsana and Sankhachuda 177-179
  Nanda in the Grip of the Python-Sankachuda carrying away the Gopis  
Chapter 35 Yugala Gitam 180-183
  Gopis singing on Krishna during Daytime  
Chapter 36 Kamsa's Final Resolution to Destroy Krishna 183-186
  Destruction of Arishta-Kamsa devising Ways for killing Krishna-Kamsa commissioning Akrura  
Chapter 37 The Destruction of Kesi and Vyomasura  
  Kesi the Horse Demon at Gokula-Narada's Praise of Krishna Destruction of Vyomasura  
Chapter 38 Akrura' Trip to Gokula 190-195
  Akrura's Reveries on the Way-Akrura's Reactions on arriving at Vraja-Akrura's Vision of Krishna-Krishna's Reception of Akrura  
Chapter 39 Departure to Mathura 195-201
  Kamsa's Order-The Wailing of the Gopis-Behaviour of the Gopis at Krishna's Departure-Revelation gives to Akrura  
Chapter 40 Akrura's Hymn to Sri Krishna 201-204
  The Primordial Being Narayana-All Paths lead to Thee-Divine Manifestations-Refuge in the Lord  
Chapter 41 Entry into the City of Mathura 205-209
  Krishna's Query about the Vision-Akrura's Request to Krishna to visit his House-the Glories of Mathura City-City Women's Praise of Krishna-Washerman, Weaver and Garland-maker Episodes.  
Chapter 42 Events Leading to the Wrestling Match 210-213
  The Episode of the hunchbacked Maid-The Breaking of the Bow-The Night previous to the Wrestling Match-The Arena.  
Chapter 43 The Prelude to the Wrestling Contest 213-217
  Confrontation with the Elephant Kuvalayapida-Krishna as He entered the Arena-Praise from the Galleries-Chanura's Challenge  
Chapter 44 Salvation o Kamsa 217-221
  Contest with the Wrestlers-Women's Protest at the unequal Combat-Destruction of Chanura and Mushtika-Kamsa's Destruction-The Wailing of the royal Ladies.  
Chapter 45 Events Following Kamsa's Death 222-226
  Krishna consoling his Parents-Restoration of the Yadavas-Parting with Nanda-Krishna's Upanayana and Education-Restoration of the Teacher's Son as Gurudakshina  
Chapter 46 Uddhava at Vraja 227-231
  Uddhava commissioned by Krishna as Messenger to Vraja-The Scene at Gokula at Sunset-Nanda reminiscing about Krishna-Uddhava on the Greatness of Krishna-The Gopis at their Morning Chores.  
Chapter 47 Uddhava and the Gopis of Vraja 232-240
  The Gopis Outburst at the Sight of Uddhava-Bhramara Gita or Ode to the Bee-Krishna's Message to the Gopis-Reflections of the Gopis on Krishna at Mathura-Pancharatna or the Five Gems-Uddava's Return to Mathura  
Chapter 48 Krishna Visiting Trivakra and Akrura 240-244
  At the House of Sairandhri-At Akrura's House-Hymn of Akrura-Akrura commissioned to go to Hastinapura  
Chapter 49 Akrura's Mission to Hastinapura 245-247
  Akrura gathers Information from Vidura, Kunti and others' Advice to Dhritarashtra-Dhritarashtra's Reply  
Chapter 50 Confrontation with Jarasandha 248-253
  Attack of Jarasandha-Jarasandha challenges and joins Battle-Capture and Release of Jarasandha-Kalayavana's Attack-Founding of Dwaraka  
Chapter 51 Bestowal of Grace on Muchukunda 253-260
  Krishna's Flight before Kalayavana and the latter's Death-The Story of Muchukunda-Muchukunda's Vision of Krishna-Krishna offers Boons to Muchukunda-The Hymn of Muchukunda-Krishna blesses Muchukunda  
Chapter 52 Rest of Jarasandha's Story and Rekmini's Message 260-264
  Rest of Jarasandha's Story and Rukmini's Message 260-264
Chapter 53 The Abduction of Rukmini 264-270
  Krishna's Response to Rukmini's Message-Marriage preparations at Kundina-Rukmini awaiting the Message from Krishna-Reception of Krishna at Kundina-Rukmini in the Procession to the Temple-Krishna carries away Rukmini  
Chapter 54 Krishna's Marriage with Rukmini 270-275
  Discomfiture of Sisupala and other Kings-Deformation of Rukmi-Rama's Advice to Krishna and Rukmini-Marriage of Krishna with Rukmini  
Chapter 55 The Birth of Pradyumna 275-279
  Birth and Abduction of Pradyumna-Pradyumna under Maya-vita's care-Pradyumna's fight with Sambara-Pradyumna in Dwaraka  
Chapter 56 The Story of the Jewel Syamantaka 279-283
  Satrajit acquiring Syamantaka-The Evils caused by Syamantaka-The Fight with Jambhavan-Krishna's Return and Marriage with Satyabhama  
Chapter 57 The Subsequent Story of Syamantaka 283-286
  Murder of Satrajit-Flight of Satadhanva and his Destruction Krishna clears himself of Allegations against him  
Chapter 58 The Other Marriages of Krishna 287-292
  Krishna at Indraprastha-Marriage with Kalindi-Burning of Khandava-Marriage with Kalindi and Mitravinda-Marriage with Satya-Marriage with Bhadra and Lakshmana  
Chapter 59 Slaying of Narakasura 292-297
  Conflict with Narakasura and his Army-Prayer of the Earth Deity, the Mother of Naraka-The captive Women in Naraka-sura's City-The Capture of Parijata-Krishna's Marriage with the sixteen thousand Women  
Chapter 60 Krishna Testing Rukmini 298-305
  Krishna in Rukmini's House-Krishna's taunting Words to Rukmini-Rukmini faints and Krishna comforts her-Rukmini's Reply to Krishna's Sarcasm-Krishna's Appreciation of Rukmini  
Chapter 61 The Destruction of Rukmi  
  The Family Life of Krishna-The Sons of Krishna-Aniruddha's Marriage-Game of Dice and Slaughter of Rukmi  
Chapter 62 The Romance of Aniruddha and Usha 310-313
  The audacious challenge of Bana-Usha falling in Love with Aniruddha in Dream-Chitraleka bringing Aniruddha from Dwaraka-Aniruddha made Captive  
Chapter 63 Recovery of Aniruddha 313-318
  Expedition to Bana's Sonapura-fight with Bana-Siva's Fever and Vishnu's Fever-Bana's Defeat and Rudra's Hymn-Reconciliation  
Chapter 64 The Story of Nriga 318-322
  Nriga redeemed from the State of a Lizard-How Nriga became a Lizard-Krishna's Advice to his Kinsmen  
Chapter 65 The Diversion of Yamuna's Course 325-325
  Reception to Balarama at Vraja-Rama sporting on the Banks of the Yamuna-The Chastisement of Yamuna  
Chapter 66 The Confrontation with Paundraka 326-329
  The impudent Message of Paundraka and Krishna's Reply-The Destruction of Paundraka and the Rajah of Kasi-Black Magic by the Son of the Rajah of Kasi-The Kritya and its Destruction  
Chapter 67 The Destruction of Dvivida 330-332
  The Vandalism of Dvivida-Dvivida in Confrontation with Rama  
Chapter 68 The Samba Episode and Balarama's Humbling of the Kurus 332-336
  Samba's Abduction of Lakshmana and his Imprisonment-Balarama's Mission to Hastinapura-Kurus Scoff at Balarama's Message-Balarama's angry Reaction-The Surrender of the Kurus  
Chapter 69 Krishna as a Householder 337-341
  Narada's Visit to Dwaraka to observe Krishna's daily Life-Narada's Marvellous Experience of Krishna-The Uniqueness of Krishna  
Chapter 70 Messages from oppressed Kings and the Pandavas 341-346
  Krishna at his morning Duties-Krishna in the Assembly-Message from the Victims of Jarasandha-Narada's Message  
Chapter 71 Visit to Indraprastha 346-351
  Uddhava's Advice on the Dilemna-Description of Krishna's Journey-Krishna's Arrival and Reception at Indraprastha  
Chapter 72 The Destruction of Jarasandha 352-356
  Yudhishthira resolves to perform Rajasuya-The three distinguished Brahmanas approach Jarasandha-Jarasandha agrees to duel with Bhima-Fight between Bhima and Jarasandha  
Chapter 73 Liberation of the Imprisoned Rulers 357-360
  The Hymn of the Rulers-Krishna's Grace to the Rulers  
Chapter 74 The Liberation of Sisupala 360-365
  The Rajasuya Sacrifice-Performance of Agrapuja to Krishna-Sisupala's Challenge and Death  
Chapter 75 Duryodhana's Humiliation 365-369
  Rajasuya and the Avabhrithasnana-Conclusion of the Sacrifice-Duryodhana's Discomfiture  
Chapter 76 Battle with Salva 369-372
  Salva obtaining an Aerial Vehicle-Salva's Attack and Pradyumna's Defence-Pradyumna's Withdrawal  
Chapter 77 The Destruction of Salva 372-375
  Krishna faces Salva-Salva's magical Warfare-The Slaughter of Salva  
Chapter 78 The Salvation of Dantavaktra-Balarama at Naimsharanya-Balarama's Astonishment  
  Confrontation with Dantavaktra-Balarama at Naimsharanya-Balarama's Astonishment  
Chapter 79 Pilgrimage of Balarama 380-383
  The destruction of Balavala-The All-Bharata Pilgrimage of Balarama-Conclusion of Bala's Pilgrimage and the Kuru-Pandava War  
Chapter 80 The Story of Sridama 383-387
  The Bliss of Divine Communion-The powerty-striken condition of Sridama-Krishna's Reception of Sridama-Reminiscences of the Gurukula days  
Chapter 81 Grace Abounding 387-391
  The Handful of flattened Rice-Sridama's Reverie on the Way back-Krishna blessing Sridama with Prosperity  
Chapter 82 The Festival at Syamantapanchaka 391-396
  Meeting of friends and relatives-Krishna meeting Nanda and Yasoda-Krishna meeting the Gopis  
Chapter 83 The Consorts on Their Marriage with Krishna 396-401
  Krishna meeting Devotees-Draupadi's Questions to Krishna's Wives-The Answers of the Consorts-Lakshmana's Account-The other Consorts  
Chapter 84 Vasudeva's Sacrifice at Syamantapanchaka 402-409
  The Visit of the Rishis-Krishna's Reception of the Sages-The Sages in Praise of Krishna-Vasudeva's Request to them for Spiritual Aid-Vasudeva advised to perform Yajna-Vasudeva's Yajna-Nanda's Stay with the Yadavas  
Chapter 85 Krishna's Service to His Parents 409-415
  Vasudeva's Prayer to Krishna-Krishna's Reply-Devaki's Desire to see her dead Sons-Mission to Sutala-Mahabali's Prayer-Restoration of Devaki's Children  
Chapter 86 The Marriage of Subhadra and the Story of Srutadeva 415-421
  Arjuna weds Subhadra-Krishna's Visit to the pious Srutadeva and Bahulasva-Krishna at the Palace of the King of Mithila-Krishna at the House of Srutadeva-Krishna on the true Import of Devotion.  
Chapter 87 The Hymn of the Vedas 421-431
  Can the Veda reveal Brahman?-Maya functions as Ignorance in Jiva and as Power in the Lord-The Universe non-different from Thee-Identity of the Goal of Devotion and Knowledge-The Lord as the Transcendent and as the Immanent-The Spiritual Ascent-Divine Immanence-The Jiva and his Destiny-Bhakti as the fifth Purushartha-Human Embodiment a great Opportunity-Devotion through Confrontation and sexual Love-None can know Thee except by Thy Grace-The conflicting Views of Philosophers-The World derives its Reality from the Lord-Devotion versus Vedic Ritualism-The Supremacy of the Lord-Karma determines Differences-Jiva as non-different from Brahman-Unity of all Beings in Brahman-Devotion as the Panacea for Samsara-Surrender to the Lord is the Safeguard in Spiritual Life-Renuniation essential for Spiritual Life-Even realised Souls renounce-God and the World as Cause and Effect-The Phenomenality of the Effect-The Contrast between Jiva and Iswara-Desire for Enjoyments: the Bane of the Ascetic's Life-Enlightenment and Scriptural Injunctions-Veda can describe Brahman only negatively-The Hymn and its Significance-The Gist of the Hymn  
Chapter 88 The Story of Vrikasura and Rudra 431-435
  Mahavishnu is difficult o propitiate: Why? - Vrikasura granted Boon by Siva-Vrika's Attack on Rudra and after  
Chapter 89 Recovery of the Brahmana's Children 435-442
  Bhrigu testing the Trimurti-The bereaved Brahmana and Arjuna-Arjuna's Discomfiture-Trip to Vaikuntha-At Vaikuntha, the Supreme Realm of Vishnu  
Chapter 90 Sri Krishna the Immaculate One 442-447
  The City of Dwaraka-Krishna amidst his Wives-The Madness of Spiritual Love-The Family of Krishna-The Glory of Krishna  

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