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  • Bhadra Campaign Distributes 23,000 Bhagavatam Sets Worldwide

    The Bhadra Campaign was launched in 2017, inspired by the Srimad-Bhagavatam verse 12.13.13, which states, “If on the full moon day of the month of Bhadra one places Srimad-Bhagavatam on a golden throne and gives it as a gift, he will attain the supreme transcendental destination.”

  • Aid during School Closures: Srimad Bhagavatam for Young Readers

    Many devotee parents are often wondering how to meaningfully engage their home-bound children in devotional activities, which is especially relevant during the weeks of school closures. A great remedy could be a book series by Aruddha Dasi, entitled as Srimad Bhagavatam: A Comprehensive Guide for Young Readers.

  • Online Srimad-Bhagavatam Marathon Held to Benefit the World

    Devotees from the Five Truths Pancha Tattva Center in Omsk, Siberia organized a Srimad-Bhagavatam online marathon, in which the translations of all 18,000 verses were recited over ten days, from April 10th to 19thThe marathon, which aimed to inspire devotees and benefit the world during the current dark times under a global pandemic, was entitled Spiritual Victory in Seven Days.

  • Sri Bhadra Purnima

    “If on the full moon day of the month of Bhadra one places Srimad-Bhagavatam on a golden throne and gives it as a gift, he will attain the supreme transcendental destination.” 

  • Kids’ Bhagavatam Program Gives Children Taste for the Spotless Purana

    Beginning as simple home sessions, a program designed to teach young children the Srimad-Bhagavatam will soon be offered internationally via Zoom video conference. The resources are already being shared with parents everywhere on the lightofgodhead.com website and WhatsApp Group. Eventually, the full curriculum will be presented as a book.

  • New Bhagavata Purana by Renowned Author References Prabhupada’s Commentaries

    Debroy is the Chairman of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Economic Advisory Council, and is one of India’s most famous Indologists. He previously translated the Bhagavad-gita, Ramayana, and Harivamsa Purana to wide acclaim.

  • Bhagavatam 10th Canto Free Audiobook

    Amala-bhakta Swami is presently offering, free of charge, a download into of his audiobook narration of Srila Prabhupada's 10th Canto of the Srimad-bhagavatam, all 90 chapter files.

  • Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha Research Center, Releases First Issue of Its Monthly E-Zine

    Bhagavata Pradipika, a free monthly e-magazine on the Srimad Bhagavatamis an initiative of the Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha, Govardhan Eco-village, to share the unparalleled wisdom of the Bhagavatam with the whole world. Each issue of the Bhagavata Pradipika contains illuminating perspectives and principles of practical application on a pertinent theme of Srimad-Bhagavatam.

  • The Time of The Sages Documentary-Trailer

    For more information visit the The Time of The Sages; Bhagavad Purana project's facebook page.
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  • Printing Matters

    Recently, the BBT trustees became aware that Jitarati Das, through his company Pristine International, printed sets of Srila Prabhupada’s Srimad-Bhagavatam in New Delhi without consulting with or being authorized or licensed by the BBT. This is a serious legal matter, and his printing also has ramifications for the worldwide distribution of Srila Prabhupada’s books.

  • New Film Aims to Bring World Fame to Bhagavatam

    “The Time of the Sages,” a documentary film currently in production, will aim to bring the same kind of worldwide recognition to the Srimad-Bhagavatam as is awarded to the Bhagavad-gita. The hour-long film will follow scholar Krishna Kshetra Swami (Dr. Kenneth Valpey), a research fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, as he interviews fellow academics and visits key places in India relevant to the Bhagavatam.

  • 50th Anniversary Celebrations at Kochi

    State Minister Sri K. Babu, released the 18 volume Malayalam version of the Srimad Bhagavatam to the Kerala public.

  • Bhagavata Subodhini: A New Study Book on the Bhagavatam

    It is believed that a classic is a book that doesn't need to be written again yet it inspires numerous other books to be composed. Srimad Bhagavatam is such a timeless classic that it has inspired numerous intellectuals to write commentaries since ages; commentary of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami being the most well known in late century.

  • The Cowgirls' Song of Separation (Gopi Gita)

    These famous prayers were sung by the Gopis when Krishna suddenly disappeared from their company and they were searching for Him everywhere. This is one of the finest poetry ever composed. Srimad Bhagavatam is ‘Grantharaja’, the king of all the scriptures and this poetry is one of its crest jewels. (Music and video by Dr. Sahadeva Dasa)