Brahmavaivarta Purana was instructed to Savarnika by Narada. The theme is the story of Rathantara. There are four kandas in this Purana called Brahma-kanda, Prakrtikanda, Ganesa-kanda and Krsnajanma-kanda. This deals with Prapancasrsti (creation of the universe). It says that Prapanca is nothing but the Vaivarta (transformation) of Brahman. It is considered to be holy to give this book containing eighteen thousand verses as a gift on the full-moon day in the month of Magha (February).Contains the glories and pastimes of Radha and Krishna.
Brahmavaivarta is the most popular treatise among the eighteen Mahapuranas. This Mahapurana finds its references everywhere in various Puranas and in the inventory of names to these Mahapuranas. Moreover, as per the yardstick ascertained, this Mahapurana contains eighteen thousand hymns in it too. As the preaching delivered by God Krsna to desperate Arjuna considering them as nectar of Srimadbhagavad Gita, the special preaching delivered by the same God Krihsna are stored in this Mahapurana too. As this Mahapurana discloses the mystery of Brahman, it is called Brahmavaivarta Mahapurana. This Mahapurana has adduced as an authority by a number of philosopher for their submissions. The commentators has from this angle, accepted the specific significance of Brahmavaivarta Mahapurana in literature on Puranas. Indian culture based in Vedas and the tradition of Indian school of thoughts is seen enumerated to suffice length in this Mahapurana.
Size : 22cm x 14cm
Total Volumes: 2
Binding : Hard Bound
Weight of book: 2.5 kgs(approx.)
Author: Text with English Translation/edited by Acharya Ramesh Chaturvedi. Translated by Shanti Lal Nagar
Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass,Delhi-07