Shrimad Bhagavatam, Śrīmad Bhāgavatam: 1 definition


Shrimad Bhagavatam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Śrīmad Bhāgavatam can be transliterated into English as Srimad Bhagavatam or Shrimad Bhagavatam, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Shrimad Bhagavatam in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

ŚrīmadBhāgavatam (श्रीमद्भागवतम्) refers to “crest jewel of Vedic literatures and the nectarean ripened fruit of the tree of Vedic knowledge. It is the spotless Purāṇa, which offers no fruitive motivation for the performance of pious deeds, since it only encourages unmotivated devotion (See Vedānta)”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Śrīmadbhāgavatam (श्रीमद्भागवतम्) refers to:—Of the eighteen Purāṇas, Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam is most prominent and is known as the spotless Purāṇa. It represents the essence of all knowledge and the truth established in the Upaniṣads. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Shrimad Bhagavatam in Hinduism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Śrīmad Bhāgavatam (श्रीमद् भागवतम्); another name for the Bhāgavata Purāṇa (important sanskrit literature focusing on Bhakti - religious devotion).

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