Srimad-Bhagavatam, an epic philosophical and literary classic, holds a prominent position in India’s voluminous written wisdom. This ancient text touches upon all fields of human knowledge.
This canto relates the stories of Vritrasura and Chitraketu and of Diti’s vow to kill Indra.
Sarartha-darsini, means to see (darsana) the essential (sara) object (artha).
Roman transliteration of Sanskrit verses, English translations, and commentary by Visvanatha Cakravarti. Visvanatha Chakravarti Thakura was born in C.E. 1662 in the village of Devagram, Bengal. He received initiation from Ramana Chakravarti, and his name after taking sannyasa was Hari Vallabha Goswami. Vishwanatha Chakravarti wrote more than forty Sanskrit books, including commentaries on Bhagavad-gita, Srimad-Bhagavatam, and the writings of the Six Goswamis of Vrindavan.
Translation by Bhanu Swami, editing by Sridhar Shyam dasa.