The Srimad Bhagavatam
is one of the most popular scriptures in India
, and one of the most important, next to the Upanishads and Bhagavad Gita
. This version focusses primarily on the teachings of Krishna, and the generally more interesting portions of the book. The translation's aim is to be true to the spirit of the original Sanskrit and be easily readable.
About the author
Swami Prabhavananda was, until his passing in 1976, the founder and head of the Vedanta Society of So. California. He wrote numerous titles including How to Know God: The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali, Bhagavad Gita: The Song of God, Upanishads, Breath of the Eternal, Narada's Way of Divine Love: The Bhakti Sutras