Srila Prabhupada called it the encyclopedia of spiritual life, Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu called it the amala (spotless) purana. The Srimad Bhagavatam (Bhagavata Purana) is the essential and complete guide to Krishna Consciousness. It is a journey of 18,000 verses from the Lord’s lotus feet in the first canto to His smiling face in the tenth. This edition contains Sanskrit devanagari, roman transliteration, word for word translations, translations, and purports by Srila Prabhupada.
This is the first of 12 Cantos.