Canto 12: The Age of DeteriorationChapter 12: The Topics of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Summarized

Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 12.12.14-15

nava-brahma-samutpattir

dakṣa-yajña-vināśanam

dhruvasya caritaḿ paścāt

pṛthoḥ prācīnabarhiṣaḥ

nāradasya ca saḿvādas

tataḥ praiyavrataḿ dvijāḥ

nābhes tato 'nucaritam

ṛṣabhasya bharatasya ca

SYNONYMS

nava-brahma — of the nine brāhmaṇas (the sons of Lord Brahmā, headed by Marīci); samutpattiḥ — the descendants; dakṣa-yajña — of the sacrifice performed by Dakṣa; vināśanam — the destruction; dhruvasya — of Dhruva Mahārāja; caritam — the history; paścāt — then; pṛthoḥ — of King Pṛthu; prācīnabarhiṣaḥ — of Prācīnabarhi; nāradasya — with Nārada Muni; ca — and; saḿvādaḥ — his conversation; tataḥ — then; praiyavratam — the story of Mahārāja Priyavrata; dvijāḥO brāhmaṇas; nābheḥ — of Nābhi; tataḥ — then; anucaritam — the life story; ṛṣabhasya — of Lord Ṛṣabha; bharatasya — of Bharata Mahārāja; ca — and.

TRANSLATION

Also described are the progeny of the nine great brāhmaṇas, the destruction of Dakṣa's sacrifice, and the history of Dhruva Mahārāja, followed by the histories of King Pṛthu and King Prācīnabarhi, the discussion between Prācīnabarhi and Nārada, and the life of Mahārāja Priyavrata. Then, O brāhmaṇas, the Bhāgavatam tells of the character and activities of King Nābhi, Lord Ṛṣabha and King Bharata.

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