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Brahma Vaivarta Purana – Contents

 

 

Brahma-Khandam

Chapter 1
Introduction and importance of Brahmavaivarta Parana
1

Chapter 2
The Position of Goloka and its description and the definition of the divinity of Sri Krsna
6

Chapter 3
The universe emerges out of Krsna; Narayana eulogies Krsna
8

Chapter 4
Emergence of Kamadeva, Rati and others
14

Chapter 5
Establishment of the routine of the Goloka and emergence of Radha and other cowherdesses
16

Chapter 6
Sri Krsna hands over Laksmi to Narayana and spouses to other god
21

Chapter 7
Creation of the Earth, mountains and oceans etc. by Brahma.
26

Chapter 8
Creation of Veda, Manus etc.
28

Chapter 9
Progeny of the daughters of Daksa
33

Chapter 10
Comparison between Casts and the relations
40

Chapter 11
Asvani Kumaras freed of the curse; praise of the Vaisnava Brahmanas
52

Chapter 12
The Story of Narada
55

Chapter 13
Death of Upabarhana with the curse of Brahma and lamenting of Malavatl.
59

Chapter 14
Visnu appears before Malavatl in the form of a Brahmana boy
65

Chapter 15
The display of the might by the Brahmanas
70

Chapter 16
Brahmana spells out the medical treatment
74

Chapter 17
Talk of Brahma with the Brahmana boy
80

Chapter 18
Restoring Upabarhana back to life
86

Chapter 19
Krsnakavaca, Sivakavaca and the description of Sivastavaraja
89

Chapter 20
The birth of Upabarhana from Kalavall the wife of a cowherd
95

Chapter 21
The daily routine of the child born in the Sudra family
100

Chapter 22
The emergence of the names of the sons of Brahma
105

Chapter 23
Narada seeks permission from Brahma for performing tapas
107

Chapter 24
Discourse of Brahma on the duties of the house-holder
111

Chapter 25
Narada’s audience with lord Siva
114

Chapter 26
Daily routine and method of adoration
116

Chapter 27
Eatables and non-eatables for the Brahmana
124

Chapter 28
Description of the form of the Great Soul
128

Chapter 29
Question raised by Narada before Narayana in Badrikasrama
133

Chapter 30
Description of the glory of lord Kf§na and his Prakrti
136

 

Prakrti-khandam

Chapter 1
Description of Prakrti and particles thereof
137

Chapter 2
The birth of Krishnas Radha besides other gods and goddesses
148

Chapter 3
Description of the child of Virat form
155

Chapter 4
Adoration of SarasvatT and her kavaca
159

Chapter 5
Yajnavalkya offers prayer to Sarasvati
166

Chapter 6
The pronouncing of curse by Laksmi, Sarasvati and Ganga on one an other
168

Chapter 7
She story of Kaliyuga, measures of time and the divine dance of Krsna in Goloka
178

Chapter 8
The story of Prthvi
186

Chapter 9
The story of Prthvi
191

Chapter 10
The story of the birth of Ganga
193

Chapter 11
The story of Ganga
206

Chapter 12
The story of Ganga
216

Chapter 13
The story of Tulasi and Vrsadhvaja
218

Chapter 14
The stories of Vedavatl, Slta and Draupadi
222

Chapter 15
The story relating to the birth
of Tulasi
226

Chapter 16
Marriage of Tulasi with Samkhacuda
230

Chapter 17
The proceeding of Puspadanta to Samkhacuda as a messenger
244

Chapter 18
The conversation between Lord Siva and Samkhacuda
250

Chapter 19
The battle between Siva and Samkhacuda
256

Chapter 20
The destruction of Samkhacuda with the trident of Siva
262

Chapter 21
The defiling of the chastity of Tulasi and the glory of Salagrama
264

Chapter 22
The method of adoration of Tulasi
272

Chapter 23
The method of adoration of Goddess Savitri
275

Chapter 24
The adoration of Savitri
282

Chapter 25
Questioning of Yama by Savitri
284

Chapter 26
Yama answers Savitri’s questions
287

Chapter 27
Dialogue between Savitri and Dharmaraja
292

Chapter 28
Savitri’s prayer for Yama
302

Chapter 29
The names of the pits of hell
304

Chapter 30
The suffering of the sinners in the hell
306

Chapter 31
Description of the hell of the sinners
321

Chapter 32
The description of the human body
325

Chapter 33
Description of the Kundas of hell
328

Chapter 34
The end of Yama’s discourse
337

Chapter 35
The form of Laksmi and the method of her adoration
344

Chapter 36
Durvasa pronounces a curse on Indra
346

Chapter 37
The results of deeds performed
359

Chapter 38
The churning of the Ocean
362

Chapter 39
The method of adoration of Laksmi
366

Chapter 40
Birth of Svaha
373

Chapter 41
The story of the birth of Svadha
377

Chapter 42
The story of Daksina
381

Chapter 43
The story of goddess Sasthi
388

Chapter 44
The story of Mangalacandl
393

Chapter 45
The story of Manasa Devi
396

Chapter 46
The stotra of Manasa Devi
397

Chapter 47
The story of Surabhi
408

Chapter 48
The story of NarayanI and Radha.
411

Chapter 49
Pronouncing of curse mutually by Radha and Sudama
415

Chapter 50
The story of Suyajna
420

Chapter 51
Description of the sins and result there of as narrated by the Sages
423

Chapter 52
Conversation between Narada and Narayana
429

Chapter 53
The discourse of the Guest
432

Chapter 54
Suyajiia achieves Goloka
436

Chapter 55
Worship of Radha and her Stotra
448

Chapter 56
The defining of Radha Mantra
455

Chapter 57
The Genesis of the word Durga and other names
460

Chapter 58
The Freeing of Tara and Candrama of the Blemish
463

Chapter 59
Brhaspati Travels to Kailasa
471

Chapter 60
Method for redemption of Tara
477

Chapter 61
The return of Tara to Brhaspati and the birth of Budha
484

Chapter 62
The desires of Suratha and Vaisya fulfilled
492

Chapter 63
Talk between Durga and Vaisya
495

Chapter 64
The method of adoration and sacrifice of animals
498

Chapter 65
The Discourse
505

Chapter 66
The Stotra of Durga
508

Chapter 67
Brahmandamohanakavaca
511

 

Ganapati-Khandam

Chapter 1
Conversation between Narada and Narayana
513

Chapter 2
The curse pronounced by Parvatl on the Gods
516

Chapter 3
The Performing of vrata by Parvati for getting a son
518

Chapter 4
The Performing of Punyaka Vrata
521

Chapter 5
The glory of Punyaka Vrata
527

Chapter 6
Permission for performing Punyaka Vrata
529

Chapter 7
The procedure for performing vrata by Parvati and the stotra of Sri Krsna
536

Chapter 8
The birth of Ganesa
546

Chapter 9
Sight of child Ganesa
553

Chapter 10
Festivity at the Birth of Ganesa
556

Chapter 11
Conversation between Saturn and Parvati
559

Chapter 12
The severing of the head of Ganesa and its replacement by Visnu
561

Chapter 13
The worship of Ganesa, the Stuti and kavaca
566

Chapter 14
The birth of Karttikeya
573

Chapter 15
Conversation between Karttikeya and Nandakesvara
576

Chapter 16
The arrival of Karttikeya
580

Chapter 17
The Appointment of the Karttikeya as the Army Commander
583

Chapter 18
Kasyapa’s curse on Siva
585

Chapter 19
Surya’s stotra and kavaca
587

Chapter 20
The Reason for the joining of the elephant head on the trunk of Ganes’a
591

Chapter 21
Indra gets back Laksmi
595

Chapter 22
The Stotra and kavaca of Laksmi
597

Chapter 23
The dwelling places of Laksmi
600

Chapter 24
The Reason for Ganesa having a single tusk
603

Chapter 25
Battle between Jamadagni and Kartaviryarjuna
608

Chapter 26
Ending of the battle by Brahma
610

Chapter 27
Destruction of Jamadagni and Parasurama’s resolve
612

Chapter 28
The Departure of Bhrgu to Brahmaloka
617

Chapter 29
The Arrival of Parasurama at Kailasa
623

Chapter 30
Siva gives away weapons to Parasurama
626

Chapter 31
The Giving of Sri Krsna kavaca to Parasurama
629

Chapter 32
Stotra of adoration of the kavaca
633

Chapter 33
Bhrgu’s praise to Lord Krishna
638

Chapter 34
Battle with Kartavlrya
643

Chapter 35
Description of Sankara kavaca
648

Chapter 36
Description of the battle between Kartavirya and Bhrgu
657

Chapter 37
Bhadrakali kavaca
661

Chapter 38
Laksmi kavaca
662

Chapter 39
Durgatinasini kavaca
668

Chapter 40
Bhrgu’s departure for Kailasa
670

Chapter 41
The Description of Kailasa
677

Chapter 42
A Discussion between Parasurama and Ganapati
680

Chapter 43
The Breaking of the trunk of Ganesa
685

Chapter 44
The Stotra of Ganesa
688

Chapter 45
Prayers to Durga by Parasurama
695

Chapter 46
Conversation between Ganesa and TulasI
700

 

Sri Krishna Janma Khandam

Chapter 1
The praise for Visnu and Vaisnavas

Chapter 2
The cowherds Viraja turns to the
form of river
6

Chapter 3
Pronounce of mutual curse between Radha and Srldama
10

Chapter 4
Detailed description of Goloka
18

Chapter 5
Ode of Sri Krsna
31

Chapter 6
Emergence of Sri Krsna and Radha from the mass of lustre
39

Chapter 7
Story of the birth of Krsna
58

Chapter 8
The fasting of Janmastmi and the merit of the same
67

Chapter 9
Festivities of Nanda’s son
73

Chapter 10
Salvation of Putana
78

Chapter 11
Killing of Trinavarta
81

Chapter 12
Destruction of Sakatasura
84

Chapter 13
Annaprasana and names giving ceremonies of Sri Krsna
87

Chapter 14
Uprooting of Arjuna tree
103

Chapter 15
Marriage of Radha and Krsna
107

Chapter 16
The Killing of Bakasura, Pralambasura and Kesi
119

Chapter 17
Description of Vrindavana
130

Chapter 18
Desire for redemption of a Brahmana Woman
148

Chapter 19
Killing of Kaliya and consuming of the forest fire
158

Chapter 20
The abduction of cows and calves and cowherds
171

Chapter 21
Preparation of an IndraySga by Nanda
175

Chapter 22
Killing of Dhenukasura
191

Chapter 23
Curse to Tilottama and the sons of Bali by Brahma
198

Chapter 24
The salvation of the son of Bali in the context of consuming the tala fruits
208

Chapter 25
Durvasa relieved of Sudarsana- cakra
215

Chapter 26
Performing of Ekadasi-vrata
226

Chapter 27
Stealing the costumes of Cowherdesses
232

Chapter 28
Proposal of Rasalila
249

Chapter 29
The salvation of sage Astavakra
260

Chapter 30
Rambha’s curse on Astavakra
264

Chapter 31
Description of Mohinis stotra
272

Chapter 32
Stotra of Lord Krsna
278

Chapter 33
The curse of Mohini and shattering of the Brahma’s Pride
283

Chapter 34
The birth of Jahnavi
289

Chapter 35
The episode of Brahma
292

Chapter 36
Praise of Siva by lord Krsna
299

Chapter 37
Curse to the “left over” of Siva
307

Chapter 38
Shattering of the Prides of Parvati
311

Chapter 39
Shattering of the Pride of Parvatl
316

Chapter 40
Tapas of Parvati
321

Chapter 41
The story of king Anarnya
332

Chapter 42
Death of Satl
342

Chapter 43
Siva Relieved of the Grief
349

Chapter 44
Marriage of Parvatl
356

Chapter 45
Marriage of Siva
361

Chapter 46
Married life of Siva and Parvati
367

Chapter 47
Shattering of the Pride of Indra
372

Chapter 48
Shattering of the Pride of the Sun
384

Chapter 49
Shattering of the Pride of Agni
385

Chapter 50
Shattering of the Pride of Durvasa
386

Chapter 51
Shattering of the Pride of Dhanvantari
388

Chapter 71
The Journey of Krsna
472

Chapter 72
Killing of Kamsa and release of Vasudeva and Devaki
473

Chapter 73
Nanda and others relieved of Grief
480

Chapter 74
Talk between Nanda and Krsna
487

Chapter 75
The imparting of worldly knowledge to Nanda
489

Chapter 76
The Description of Visible Things

Chapter 52
Description of Rasa Performance of Radha and Madhava
393

Chapter 53
Rasalila of Sri Krsna
396

Chapter 54
Conversation between Sri Krsna and Radha
400

Chapter 55
The Influence of Sri Krsna
402

Chapter 56
Stotra of Laksmi
404

Chapter 57
Detachment of Laksmi
410

Chapter 58
The Shattering of the pride of the Goddess Earth, Savitri, Ganga, Manasa and Radha
413

Chapter 59
The Prayer of Indranl to her teacher at the shattering of the pride of Indra
414

Chapter 60
Indra Relieved of the Bondage
426

Chapter 61
The Shattering of the Pride of Indra through Bali
430

Chapter 62
The life story of Rama
434

Chapter 63
The bad dream of Kamsa
441

Chapter 64
Yajna of Kamsa
443

Chapter 65
Festivities of Akrura
447

Chapter 66
Removal of Radha’s Grief
450

Chapter 67
Description of Yoga
451

Chapter 68
Radha’s request to Krishna
457

Chapter 69
Description of the sport of Radha and Krishna
459

Chapter 70
The plight of Akrura and departure of Krishna for Vraja
466

Chapter 71
The journey of Krishna
472

Chapter 72
Killing of Kamsa and release of Vasudeva and Devaki
473

Chapter 73
Nanda and others relieved of grief
480

Chapter 74
Talk between Nanda and Krishna
487

Chapter 75
The imparting of wordly knowledge to Nanda
489

Chapter 76
The description of visible things
496

Chapter 77
The Good Dreams
501

Chapter 78
Discourse to Nanda on Spiritualism
506

Chapter 79
Reason for not viewing the Eclipsed Sun
511

Chapter 80
The Reason for not viewing the moon on the fourth day of the bright fortnight of Bhadrapada
515

Chapter 81
The Abduction of Tara
518

Chapter 82
Subsiding of Evil Dreams
522

Chapter 83
The duties of all the four Varnas and Others
526

Chapter 84
The eatables and on-eatables for the four Varnas
536

Chapter 85
The eatables and non-eatables of the four Varnas
545

Chapter 86
The Story of Vrinda
559

Chapter 87
Arrival of Sanatkumara at the time of conversation between Krsna and Nanda
569

Chapter 88
Krsna recites Durga stotra for Nanda
575

Chapter 89
Krsna eulogises Nanda
580

Chapter 90
Description for Yugas
582

Chapter 91
Devaki and Vasudeva speak to Nanda
587

Chapter 92
Radha Stotra
588

Chapter 93
Conversation between Radha and Uddhava
595

Chapter 94
Uddhava’s Prayer to Radha
601

Chapter 95
Radhas Discourse to Uddhava
609

Chapter 96
Description of the movement of time by Radha
612

Chapter 97
Radha’s discourse to Uddhava
619

Chapter 98
Arrival of Uddhava in Mathura and meeting with Krsna
623

Chapter 99
Yajnopavita of Krsna and Coronation of Ganesa
626

Chapter 100
Aditi welcomes Parvati
630

Chapter 101
Yajnopavita of Balarama and Krsna
632

Chapter 102
Prosecuting of study by Krsna and Balabhadra with Sandipani
635

Chapter 103
Building of Dvaraka by Krsna
638

Chapter 104
Entry into Dvaraka and Crowning of Ugrasena
643

Chapter 105
Arrangement for the Marriage of Rukmini
649

Chapter 106 Marriage of Revati and Balarama
654

Chapter 107
Subjugation of Salva by Balabhadra and the stotra recited by Bhismaka
656

Chapter 108
Marriage of Rukmini
663

Chapter 109
Festivities of the Marriage of Krsna and Rukmini
664

Chapter 110
Conversation between Yasoda and Radha
667

Chapter 111
Conversation between Radha and Yasoda
670

Chapter 112
The Stories of Pradyumna and Durvasa
675

Chapter 113
Durvasa enlightened by Parvati
679

Chapter 114
Union between Usa and Aniruddha
683

Chapter 115
Bana gets ready for a war hearing the news about his Daughter
689

Chapter 116
The episode of Draupadi having five Spouses
697

Chapter 117
Conversation between Siva and Ganesa
701

Chapter 118
Durga dissuades Bana from the war
702

Chapter 119
Bali praises Krsna
705

Chapter 120
Bana presents his daughter to Aniruddha
710

Chapter 121
The story of Srigala
715

Chapter 122
The story of Syamantaka Gem
718

Chapter 123
Glory of Ganesa
721

Chapter 124
Prayer of Radha by Ganesa, Brahma, Siva and Ananta
724

Chapter 125
Rajasuya Yajna of Vasudeva
732

Chapter 126
Meeting of Radha and Krsna
735

Chapter 127
Conjugal pleasure of Radha and Krsna
742

Chapter 128
Krsna spills out the evil of Kali Age
745

Chapter 129
Submerging of Dvaraka and departure of Krsna for the eternal Abode
749

Chapter 130
The marriage of Nanda
756

Chapter 131
The birth of Agni and Gold
761

Chapter 132
Brief of the own story
763

Chapter 133
Characteristics features of the Purana
769

 


 

 

 

 

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