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  • Bhadra Campaign Smashes Goal, Distributes 35,000 Bhagavatam Sets

    This year, the campaign, which ran from Gaura Purnima (March 28th) to Bhadra Purnima (September 20th) set a goal to distribute 25,000 sets. However, devotees soared far past it, with 262 communities participating to distribute an incredible 35,432 Bhagavatam sets.

  • Srimad-Bhagavatam: A Comprehensive Guide for Young Readers Releases New Paperback Editions

    New paperback editions of Srimad-Bhagavatam: A Comprehensive Guide for Young Readers Cantos 1, 2, and 3 are now available on, along with the just completed Canto 4.

  • Sri Prahlada Gives Life Lessons From the Srimad-Bhagavatam

    Sri Prahlada Das, who is known for traveling with Indradyumna Swami and bringing kirtan and bhakti wisdom to yoga schools, has been offering life lessons from the Srimad-Bhagavatam online during the pandemic.

  • Bhadra Campaign Aims to Distribute 25,000 Bhagavatam Sets This Year
  • 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.

  • Florida Governor Receives Full Srimad-Bhagavatam Set

    The Governor personally helped carry the 50lb box of Srimad-Bhagavatams to be placed in his Mansion. His wife, First Lady of Florida Casey DeSantis, appreciated the gift of a garland offered to Srila Prabhupada on his Vyasa Puja Ceremony at the ISKCON Alachua temple.

  • Bhadra Campaign Inundates the World With Srimad-Bhagavatam Sets

    This year, from July until Bhadra Purnima on September 24th-25th, a wave of ecstatic energy to bless homes with the Srimad-Bhagavatam engulfed the entire world.

  • VIHE Announces 2018 Bhakti-shastri and Bhakti-vaibhava Courses

    This year the Vrindavan Institute for Higher Education (VIHE) has scheduled its English Bhakti-sastri course for the period starting July 5 and ending November 6, 2018, in Vrindavan, India.

  • Astronomy of the Bhagavat Purana Part 1 of 3

    A video by Radha Mohan Das (UK).The explanations are based on the works of Sadaputa das (Dr Richard Thomson), and also, references from the research of Danavir Goswami.

  • 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)

  • Is Love Maya?

    Love and relationships in this world are not the source of bondage. Selfish desire is the source of bondage, and selfish desire hijacks our love and relationships.

  • Spanish Language BBT Reprints Bhagavatam, Continues Resurgence

    ISKCON Founder Srila Prabhupada’s masterwork the Srimad-Bhagavatam has been reprinted in Spanish after being out of stock for four years, to the delight of the Spanish-speaking world. It’s been a lot of work. Proofreader Gauravani Dasi in Mexico and designer Govinda Damodara Das in Argentina marathoned for sixteen-months nonstop to get the proofs ready.

  • Launching of the Srimad Bhagavatam Gifting Chain Project in Mumbai

    “The Srimad Bhagavatam Gifting Chain Project” is a unique idea inspired from the purport by Srila Prabhupada to the first verse of the first chapter of the first canto of the Srimad Bhagavatam, where Srila Prabhupada referring to the Matsya Purana, states that anyone who makes a gift of this great work on a full moon day attains to the highest perfection of life by returning to Godhead.

  • Children as Young as Four Months Learn Bhagavatam in London Group

    A group of mothers based at Bhaktivedanta Manor near London are teaching their children the ancient scripture Srimad-Bhagavatam – from as young as four months old. “We began to develop a framework,” Sucirani says. “Then, when my son Madhav was just six months old, we thought, ‘Why wait until they can understand?"

  • Reconciling Seemingly Outrageous Figures

    How to understand that according to the scriptures Maharaja Ugrasena had over 100,000 times more bodyguards than the entire present population of the earth planet? The Vaishnava acharyas have given a number of interesting answers.

  • Krishna Dharma’s New Book Opens a Door to the Bhagavatam

    He’s already retold the epic spiritual classics, Ramayana and Mahabharata. His are among the bestselling English editions, with 60,000 and 100,000 in print respectively, and have garnered ebullient praise from the media, academia and general public alike. And now Krishna Dharma has retold the work closest to his heart in “Brilliant as the Sun: A Summary of Srimad Bhagavatam, the Complete Science of God.”

  • Bhagavad-gita As It Is and Bhagavata Purana Released in Chinese

    On Januray 7th, 2014, the China Social Sciences Press proudly announced the historic release of two ancient cultural classics of India: Bhagavata Purana and Bhagavad-gita As IsThe two released works are authored by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami, and translated into Chinese by Jahnava Devi of the Bhaktivedanta Book Trust.

  • Shrimad Bhagavatam in Turkish
    It was a dream of the devotees and many friends in Turkey to read Srimad Bhagavatam in their own mother tongue. After many years of preparation and actual work Srimad Bhagavatam First Canto Part One recently have been published in Turkish language.
  • ISKCON Leader Inaugurates Scriptural Gathering in Kerala
    On December 19th 2009, the twenty-seventh annual “Bhagavata Satram” was held at Kochi(Cochin), Kerala. The event focuses on the Bhagavat Mahapurana or Srimad Bhagavatam, and is the largest of its kind in South India.