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Srimad Bhagavatam

vidyAvatAM bhAgavate parIkShA - The test of a scholar is how well he understands the Bhagavata Purana.

Glories of Srimad Bhagavatam in various Puranas
Enumeration of the subjects in the Srimad Bhagavatam
Dating Srimad Bhagavatam
Srimad Bhagavatam verses pertaining to Vedanta-sutras
The most cited verses from SB by Srila Prabhupada

eka zlokI BhAgavatam (BhAgavatam in one stanza)

adau devakI devI garbha jananam, gopi gRhe pAlanam,
mayA pUtanA jIvitA apaharanam, govardhanodharanam,
kamsa chedana, kauravAdi hananam, kuntI sutAn pAlanam,
etad bhAgavatam purANa gaditam zrI kRSNa lIlAmRtaM

He was born from the womb of queen DevakI, brought up in the home of gopI YazodA,
took the life of PUtanA witch, lifted the Govardhana hill,
beheaded His uncle Kamsa, killed the Kauravas and others, and looked after the sons of KuntI.
This is the story of BhAgavata PurANa which describes the nectar-like play of Lord Krishna.

Glories of Srimad Bhagavatam in various Puranas

History of Srimad Bhagavatam is described in the beginning and at the end (SB 12.13.19).
After compiling the Vedic literature, Puranas, etc., Vyasadeva was still feeling unsatisfied. While thinking in this way Narada Muni reached the cottage of Vyasadeva and was asked about the cause of dissatisfaction. Narada Muni explained that because he (Vyasadeva) did not directly describe Krsna's pastimes, and instead gave a license to enjoy sense gratification under religious principles, he was remaining unsatisfied. Narada then instructed Vyasadeva in the catur sloka, or catuhsloki (SB 2.9.33-36) the essence of the Veda. Vyasadeva took these four verses and expanded them to compile the Srimad Bhagavatam, which is known as the ripened fruit of Vedic literature because it directly describes Krsna's transcendental pastimes. Thus it is considered the best pramana by Gaudiya Vaisnava acaryas. Vyasadeva has written SB in his spiritual maturity (SB 1.5.13: samadhi nanusmara tad-vicestitam - "In the trance you are thinking about Lord's pastimes and describing them").

krsne sva-dhamopagate
dharma-jnanadibhih saha
kalau nasta-drsam esa
puranarko 'dhunoditah

This Bhagavata Purana is as brilliant as the sun, and it has arisen just after the departure of Lord Krsna to His own abode, accompanied by religion, knowledge, etc. Persons who have lost their vision due to the dense darkness of ignorance in the age of Kali shall get light from this Purana. (SB 1.3.43)

grantho'stadasa sahasro dvadasa skandha samyutah
pariksita suka samvadah srimad bhagavata abhidhah
sloka ardham sloka padam va nityam bhagavata udbhavam
pathasva sva mukena'pi yadi icchasi bhava ksayam

The scripture which has 18,000 verses and is divided into twelve cantos which is the conversation between Pariksit and Sukadeva Gosvami, is the Srimad Bhagavatam. If somebody wants liberation from this world, to cut the tie of this material existence, he should daily study the Srimad Bhagavatam - even half a sloka or even one line of a sloka. (Padma Purana, Uttara Khanda 195.29,36)

As stated in the Matsya Purana (53.65,68,69):

A Purana has five characteristics as opposed to an Akhyana. (The scriptures are divided into three classes - sattvika, rajasika, and tamasika.) The glory of Lord Hari is greater in the sattvika Puranas; the glory of Lord Brahma is more in the rajasika Puranas; the glory of Lord Siva and Agni is more in the tamasika Puranas. In the mixed scriptures the glory of Sarasvati and the Pitrs is explained."

The verse cited from the Matsya Purana refers to the five characteristics of a Purana. These characteristics are given in another verse of the Matsya Purana, 53.65 and Garuda Purana 1.223.14:

sargasca pratisargasca vamso manvantarani ca
vamsyanucaritaccaiva puranam pancalaksanam

"Creation, dissolution, genealogy, manvantaras and descriptions of the activities of famous kings, these are the five characteristics of a Purana."

Padma Purana, Uttara Khanda (236.18-22) explicitly states that the eighteen Puranas are divided according to the three modes of nature. [transliteration from the e-edition by MUM, p. 3192]:

mAtsyam kaurmam tathA laiGgam zaivam skAndam tathaiva ca
Agneyam ca Sadetani tAmasAni nibodha me |18|
vaiSNavam nAradIyam ca tathA bhAgavatam zubham
gArudam ca tathA pAdmam vArAham zubha darzane |19|
sAtvikAni purANAni vijJeyAni zubhAni vai
brahmANDa brahmavaivarttam mArkandeyam tathaiva ca |20|
bhaviSyam vAmanam brAhmam rAjasAni nibodha me
sAtvikAmokSadaH proktA rAjasAH sarvadAzubhAH |21|
tathaiva tAmasA devi niraya prApti hetavaH
tathaiva smRtayaH proktA tRSibhis triguNAnvitAH
|22|

(Lord Siva:) "Know that the Matsya, Kurma, Linga, Siva, Skanda and Agni Puranas are the six tamasika; the Visnu, Narada, the auspicious Bhagavata, Garuda, Padma and Varaha Puranas are the auspicious sattvika Puranas, o beautiful lady; the Brahmanda, Brahma-vaivarta, Markandeya, Bhavisya, Vamana and Brahma Puranas are known as rajasika. Sattvika Puranas are said to give liberation, rajasika Puranas everything inauspicious and tamasika Puranas cause one to go to hell, o Devi. Thus they should be remembered as endowed by three gunas."

The characteristics of Srimad Bhagavatam are given in the Matsya Purana (53.20-22):

yatradhikrtya gayatrim varnyate dharmavistarah
vrtrasuravadhopetam tad bhagavatam isyate
likhitva tac ca yo dadyad dhema simha samanvitam
prausthapadyam paurnamasyam sa yati paramam gatim
astadasasahasrani puranam tat prakirtitam

"That which explains the topmost principles of religion, basing it on Gayatri, and which has the incident of the killing of Vrtrasura is to be known as the Srimad Bhagavatam. This Purana has eighteen thousand verses. Whoever makes a copy of the Srimad Bhagavatam and, placing it on a golden lion throne, donates it on the full moon day in the month of Bhadra (August-September), will attain the supreme goal."

Skanda Purana, Prabhasa Khanda (7.1.2.39-42) also describes Srimad Bhagavatam:

yatraadhikrtya gayatrim...
sarasvatasya kalpasya madhye ye syur naramarah
tadvrttantodbhavam loke tac ca bhagavatam smrtam
likhitva tac ca.... astadasa sahasrani puranam tat prakirtitam

"That which gives accounts of the humans and demigods in the Sarasvata Kalpa, explains the supreme religion, basing itself on Gayatri, and narrates the slaying of Vrtrasura is to be known as the Srimad Bhagavatam. It has eighteen thousand verses. Whoever makes a copy of the Bhagavatam and donates it, on a golden lion throne, on the full moon day in the month of Bhadra, will attain the supreme destination."

These verses are also found in the Agni Purana (272.6,7).

Gautama said: O Lord of the Earth, do you recite the Bhagavata Purana in front of the Deity of Lord Hari, especially the narration of the king of the demons, Prahlada Maharaja? (Padma Purana, Uttara Khanda 22.115)

Again, in the Padma Purana, in the section glorifying the vow of Vyanjuli Mahadvadasi, Gautama instructs King Ambarisa, "One should stay awake (on the night of Vyanjuli Mahadvadasi) and hear the scriptures that narrate the stories of Lord Visnu and His devotees, especially the Bhagavad-gita, the thousand names of Lord Visnu, and the Purana narrated by Suka (Srimad Bhagavatam). These should be recited with care since they are pleasing to Lord Hari."

And in the same section of the Padma Purana he says: "O Ambarisa, if you desire an end to your material existence, then everyday hear Srimad Bhagavatam narrated by Suka, and also recite it yourself." (nityam bhagavatam srnu suka proktam ambarisa)

In the Prahlada Samhita of the Skanda Purana, in the section describing the glory of Dvaraka is this statement, "A person who stays up (on the night of Ekadasi) and recites the Srimad Bhagavatam with devotion in front of the Deity of Lord Hari goes to the abode of Lord Hari with all his family members."

The Padma Purana, Uttara khanda (190.3), states:

puranesu tu sarvesu srimad bhagavatam param
yatra pratipadam krsnam giyate bahudarsibhih

"Among all the Puranas, the Srimad Bhagavatam, in which Lord Krsna is glorified at every step by various great sages, is supreme."

The Skanda Purana (2.6.4.3) states:

srimadbhagavatasyatha srimadbhagavatah sada
svarupam ekamevasti saccidanandalaksanam

"The nature of the Srimad Bhagavatam and the Personality of Godhead is always the same - full knowledge, bliss, and eternal existence." And the Padma Purana, Uttara Khanda (198.30) says: srimadbhagavatakhyo'yam pratyaksah krsna eva hi, "Without any doubt, Srimad Bhagavatam is directly Lord Krsna."

The Skanda Purana states, "In Kali-yuga, of what value are collections of hundreds of thousands of other scriptures, if one does not keep the Srimad Bhagavatam in his house? In Kali-yuga, how can a person be considered a Vaisnava if the Srimad Bhagavatam does not find a place in his house? Even if he is a brahmana, he is to be considered lower than a dog-eater. O Vipra, Narada, wherever is the Srimad Bhagavatam in Kali-yuga, the Lord goes there along with the demigods. O muni, a person who faithfully recites a verse of Srimad Bhagavatam every day attains the fruit of reading the eighteen Puranas". (Skanda Purana, 2.5.16.40-42,44,33)

Quote from Garuda Purana in Hari-bhakti-vilasa 10.394-395:

artho'yam brahma sutranam bharatartha-vinirnayah gayatri bhasya rupo'sau vedartha paribrmhitah purananam sama rupah saksad bhagavatoditah dvadasa skandha yukto'yam sata viccheda samyutah grantho'stadasa sahasrah srimad bhagavatabhidam

"The Srimad Bhagavatam is the explanation of the Vedanta Sutra. It is the complete settlement of the Mahabharata. It is the complete commentary on the Gayatri mantra. It strengthens the explanation of the Vedas and is the topmost Purana, written by the Supreme Personality of Godhead. It has twelve cantos, one hundred sections and eighteen thousand slokas."

padau yadiyau prathama dvitiyau tritiyaturyau kathitau yaduru nabhistatha pancama eva sasto bhujantaram doryugalam yathanyau mukharavindam dasamam praphullam ekadasau yasya lalatha pathakam siro pi yad dvadasa eva bati tamadidevam karuna nidhanam tamala varnam suhitavataram aparasamsara samudra setum bhajamehe bhagavata svarupam

"I worship Him, the Original Lord, the reservoir of mercy, who is of the color of a tamala tree, who has descended to benefit all (suhitavataram). He is the Personality of the Bhagavatam, a bridge to cross over the ocean of the endless material existence. The First and Second Cantos are His two feet (padau); the Third and Fourth are said to be His thighs (uru); the Fifth Canto is His navel (nabhih); the Sixth Canto is His chest (bhujantaram); the other two [Seventh and Eighth] Cantos are His two arms (dor-yugalam); O King, the Ninth Canto is His neck (kanthah); the Tenth C anto is His blossomed lotus face (mukharavindam praphullam); the Eleventh Canto is His forehead (lalata-pattakam); and the Twelfth Canto shines as His crown (sirah)." (Padma Purana)

Supremacy of SB is established in SB itself (1.1.2-3, 12.13.15-16). Analogy about supremacy of SB: Vedas teach as a king (by orders), Puranas as a friend (by promises and blessings), Vedic poetry sweetly as a lover but SB contains all three aspects: all Vedic laws and principles, gives blessings and is poetic.

Srila Prabhupada instructs in SB 2.2.12 p. that those who still have sexual desires should hold lectures only from 1. and 2. Canto. This refers to criticism of professional reciters who hold so-called Bhagavata saptahas (seven-day recitation) for material profit, focusing only on Krsna's rasa-lila pastimes in Tenth Canto to indulge the paying audience.

Enumeration of the subjects in the Srimad Bhagavatam (SB 2.10.1)

By Sri Sukadeva Gosvami

1. Sarga (primary creation)
2. Visarga (secondary creation)
3. Sthanam (maintenance)
4. Posana (nourishment)
5. Uti (material desires)
6. Manvantara (reign of a Manu)
7. Isanukatha (activities of Lord and His devotees)
8. Nirodha (annihilation)
9. Mukti (liberation)
10. Asraya (supreme shelter)
By Sri Suta Gosvami

Sarga
Visarga
Vrtti
Raksa
Hetu
Antara
Vamsa, Vamsanucarita
Samstha
Samstha
Apasraya

These ten characteristics are found in a Maha Purana but a Purana has only five characteristics (Amarakosa dictionary):

sargas ca pratisarga ca
vamsa manvantarani ca
vamsanu caritam capi
puranam panca laksanam

Sarga, or creation; pratisarga, or dissolution; vamsa, or the genealogies of kings or sages; manvantaras, a duration of a reign of a Manu; vamsanucarita, the description of various sages, kings, and incarnations.

These five include the ten characteristics of a Maha Purana, but in a Purana more stress is laid on these five topics and this gives the distinction between a Purana and a Maha Purana. How the ten characteristics of a Maha Purana is included in the five found in a lesser Purana is as follows:

1. Sarga
2. Pratisarga
3. Vamsa
4. Manvantara
5. Vamsanucaritam
Sarga, Visarga, Asraya
Nirodha, Mukti
Isanukatha
Manvantara, Sthanam
Isanukatha, Posana, Uti, Asraya

The Srimad Bhagavatam is in twelve cantos, but the list of the characteristics of a Maha-Purana are in the Second Canto. Some scholars conclude therefore that these ten topics are explained successively in each canto from the Third Canto onwards. Srila Jiva Gosvami has complete disregard for such an explanation. If a Maha Purana has ten characteristics and if the first two cantos of Bhagavatam had none of these, then the Bhagavatam proper would have ten cantos. Analysis shows, however, that the First and Second Cantos discuss sarga, visarga, and raksa.

In Sarvasamvadini Srila Jiva Gosvami gives the following breakdown of the topics covered in each canto:

Topic Discussed

1. Sarga
2. Visarga
3. Vrtti
4. Raksa
5. Manvantara
6. Vamsa
7. Vamsanucarita
8. Samstha
9. Hetu
10. Apasraya
Cantos primarily

Second and Third
Second, Third, Fourth
Third, Seventh, Eleventh
Throughout
Eighth
Fourth, Ninth
Fourth, Ninth
Eleventh, Twelfth
Third, Eleventh
Tenth

The ultimate purpose of the Srimad Bhagavatam is to explain the tenth item, Asraya, who is the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

Digests: Shri Rupa and Shri Sanatana Gosvamis wrote Laghu and Brihad Bhagavatamrta, nectar of Srimad Bhagavatam. A short digest of these two works is Shri Bhagavatamrita Kanika by Shri Vishvanatha Chakravarti Thakura.

Related:
Structure of SB
More on ten subjects of SB

Dating Srimad Bhagavatam

Horacio Francisco Arganis Juarez. Graduate in Linguistics and Literature at U A de C and M.A. in Gaudiya Vaisnava philosophy and Theology in IBCH. Reseacher Professor in Saltillo, Coahuila, Northeast of Mexico.

"The exact date of the Bhagavata Purana has not been established yet... neither would I insist on of text having originated in the South." (J.A.B. van Buitenen, ''On the Archaism of the Bhagavata Purana'', (1966) in ''Krishna, Myths, Rites and Attitudes'', ed. Milton Singer. Honolulu East-West Center, p. 225-226)

13th century CE as a date for Srimad Bhagavatam was accepted by scholars until the half of 20th century. Nevertheless, the work Tahqiq-i-Hind by Alberuni, a Muslim who made a study of the India in the 10th century CE, mentions Bhagavata Purana.

Nowadays the date 9th century CE predominates. The critics claim that the Bhagavatam mentions Hunas and thus it had to be written after their invasion to India in 5th century CE. Nevertheless, the Hunas are mentioned also in older texts such as Lalitavistara, a Buddhist work dated to 3rd century CE, and Mahabharata, a recognized archaic work. These evidences indicate that this race was known before the invasion and its mention in the Bhagavatam doesn't suggest any occupation.

Others argue that Bhagavatam was influenced by the philosopher Sankara (commonly accepted: 8th century CE) because of similarity of ideas and of the language. But Gaudapada, teacher of Govinda who was teacher of Sankara, mentions the Bhagavatam in his Uttaragita-bhasya and in his commentary on Sankhya-karika makes reference to other two verses.

There was an attempt to discredit those references under the supposition that it could be another, later author of the same name or that Bhagavatam took the verses from the work of Gaudapada. But one would have to show some historical reference that endorses that another author existed with such a name and he wrote these works. Nevertheless, the studies of experts like M. T. Sahasrabuddha tend to verify that those texts are of Gaudapada and that Sankya-karika-vritti and Uttara-gita don't only mention verses but the latter mentions directly the Bhagavata Purana.

This was corroborated in another, independent work known as Nandi-sutra, a core text of the Jaina school, which gives a list of writings prohibited by their academy. It mentions directly Mahabharata, Ramayana, Purana-Bhagavatam, Mathara-vritti, Sankhya-karika, etc. This treaty was dated to 4th century CE under the notion that Vallabhi, its compiler, lived 980 years after Jain Mahavira (commonly accepted: 5th century BCE).

The source of inspiration of the Vritti of Gaudapada was Mathara-vritti which contains the same two verses of the Bhagavatam. Sushila S. Desai disagrees, leaning on Belvekar who appeals to an argument of textual criticism which presupposes a contamination and alteration of the manuscripts. She even insists that in the Mathara-vritti translated into Chinese by Buddhist monk Paramartha in 5th century CE the texts of the Bhagavata contained in the commentary of Gaudapada don't appear. But it requires a series of specimens of the manuscripts, which the philologists like Alberto Blecua call the Collatio Codicum, to show that there are no such verses. It only indicates that in the manuscript that Paramartha used they could have been missing, or, as he belongs to a school opposing the Bhagavata school, he could have removed them since one of these texts (1.6.35) indicates fundamental points of the Bhagavata doctrine.

Bhagavatam rejects the monist theory of the unity of souls and God, as well as the conception that God is ultimately impersonal and amorphous - this is the core of Sankara's philosophy but Sankara quoted Bhagavatam 12.13.1 in his poem "Meditations on the Gita" (text 9) and makes reference to the Bhagavata school in his Sariraka-bhasya. A. N. Chatterji confirms: "Even Sankara crediting [the doctrine of] 'Advaita Vedanta'... has taken into account the influence of the Bhagavata Purana."

Like other scriptures SB is either manifested or unmanifested (as the Lord is sometimes seemingly born and sometimes He appears independently - Nrsimhadeva etc., similarly, the scriptures seem to be written by somebody because it is the common way of their origin. Actually, they appear in the author's heart and then they are written. They don't contain (and they are not limited by) history of certain yuga or Brahma's day. They are inaccessible to fools and rascals just as Krsna Himself.

Discoveries by Prasada Gokhale suggest that Sankara lived in the 6th century BCE and Mahavira least in the 1000 BCE. See Buddha

Jan: Two subsequent texts (2.17-18) of Canakya's Nitisastra (3rd century BCE) paraphrase two subsequent verses of SB (10.47.7-8).

Related:
Antiquity of Bhagavatam (MA thesis by Horacio Francisco Arganis Juarez - summary)
When was Bhagavatam written by Vyasadeva?
Was the Bhagavatam Composed by Vopadeva, and not Vyasadeva?

Srimad Bhagavatam verses pertaining to Vedanta-sutras

V.s.  /  S.B.

Chapter 1

Pada I
1.1.1.  /  1.2.7-11, 1.1.1
1.1.2.  /  1.1.1
1.1.3.  /  10.16.44
1.1.4.  /  1.1.1
1.1.5.  /  1.1.1
1.1.6.  /  1.2.11
1.1.7.  /  10.88.5
1.1.8.  /  1.2.23, 1.2.25, 1.1.16
1.1.9.  /  1.2.30-34
1.1.10.  /  1.2.28-29
1.1.11.  /  10.87.1-2
1.1.12.  /  10.87.17
1.1.13.  /  10.14.23
1.1.14.  /  10.14.37
1.1.15.  /  10.28.15
1.1.16.  /  1.1.1, 9.4.66
1.1.17.  /  11.11.5, 11.11.6, 2.1.39
1.1.18.  /  1.2.30-31
1.1.19.  /  10.87.35
1.1.20.  /  5.7.13, 5.7.14
1.1.21.  /  5.7.14
1.1.22.  /  10.4.1-2
1.1.23.  /  8.5.37
1.1.24.  /  8.5.36
1.1.25.  /  1.1.1
1.1.26.  /  3.12.44, 3.12.45
1.1.27.  /  2.6.19-20
1.1.28.  /  4.9.6-7, 12.13.19
1.1.29.  /  5.19.26-27
1.1.30.  /  4.7.43, 10.30.22
1.1.31.  /  11.12.20

Pada II
1.2.1.  /  1.9.35, 1.2.11, 1.7.4-5, 2.10.15-16, 11.12.17
1.2.2.  /  5.19.4
1.2.3.  /  6.16.46
1.2.4.  /  6.16.48, 6.16.63
1.2.5.  /  3.8.12, 8.5.27
1.2.6.  /  7.5.14
1.2.7.  /  8.6.8, 8.6.10
1.2.8.  /  8.5.29
1.2.9.  /  12.11.24
1.2.10.  /  8.6.8, 6.9.34
1.2.11.  /  8.5.26,27
1.2.12.  /  8.5.29
1.2.13.  /  8.5.36
1.2.14.-1.2.15  /  2.10.8, 6.9.39, 11.3.4
1.2.16.  /  2.10.8
1.2.17.  /  11.16.36
1.2.18.  /  11.22.30-32
1.2.19.  /  8.1.9, 8.1.11
1.2.20.  /  8.1.16
1.2.21.  /  8.3.3, 8.3.9, 8.3.10
1.2.22.  /  8.3.26, 8.3.27
1.2.23.  /  1.3.3, 1.3.4
1.2.24.  /  11.11.3
1.2.25.  /  2.2.24, 2.3.35
1.2.26.  /  5.19.25, 11.16.38
1.2.27.  /  11.16.36, 2.6.13-16
1.2.28.  /  2.1.39
1.2.29.  /  2.5.6
1.2.30.  /  3.8.11
1.2.31  /  2.2.8
1.2.32  /  3.9.3
1.2.33  /  3.33.8

Pada III
1.3.1.  /  6.16.35-36
1.3.2.  /  6.16.40
1.3.3.  /  6.16.51
1.3.4.  /  6.16.52
1.3.5.  /  6.16.57, 1.1.58
1.3.6.  /  6.16.22
1.3.7.  /  11.11.6
1.3.8.  /  10.87.28
1.3.9.  /  12.13.19
1.3.10.  /  8.3.21, 7.12.30-31
1.3.11.  /  10.87.28
1.3.12.  /  10.87.28
1.3.13.  /  10.63.34
1.3.14.  /  10.87.18
1.3.15.  /  10.87.20
1.3.16.  /  9.19.29
1.3.17.  /  5.18.13
1.3.18.  /  10.87.38
1.3.19.  /  2.4.14, 2.5.15
1.3.20.  /  2.5.21
1.3.21.  /  2.5.16
1.3.22.  /  11.12.12
1.3.23.  /  11.29.44
1.3.24.  /  1.12.8
1.3.25.  /  4.9.2, 4.9.42
1.3.26.  /  4.8.20, 4.8.22
1.3.27.  /  7.8.42, 10.14.33
1.3.28.  /  2.10.36, 2.5.16, 2.10.37
1.3.29.  /  8.7.25-26, 8.7.29
1.3.30.  /  2.9.38, 2.6.39
1.3.31.  /  11.6.33
1.3.32.  /  10.14.23, 10.63.34
1.3.33.  /  10.63.43,44
1.3.34.  /  1.4.25
1.3.35.  /  4.16.16-18
1.3.36.  /  7.11.14-15, 7.11.21-24
1.3.37.  /  1.4.25
1.3.38.  /  3.6.29-33
1.3.39.  /  6.10.13, 6.12.3, 6.8.32, 6.12.10, 6.12.8
1.3.40.  /  6.11.20, 10.3.24
1.3.41.  /  6.16.21,23
1.3.42.  /  11.3.39,40
1.3.43.  /  7.3.29,31

Pada IV
1.4.1.  /  7.15.41,42,45
1.4.2.  /  1.3.32
1.4.3.  /  1.10.22
1.4.4.  /  3.26.10
1.4.5.  /  5.11.13,14
1.4.6.  /  7.6.20,21,24-26
1.4.7.  /  11.3.37
1.4.8.  /  3.26.3-5
1.4.9.  /  3.26.3,4; 3.26.19
1.4.10.  /  3.26.20
1.4.11  /  11.22.2-3,4; 3.26.12, 3.16.16, 3.26.14-15
1.4.12.  /  8.1.11
1.4.13.  /  8.5.3,5
1.4.14.  /  4.24.60
1.4.15.  /  4.24.63,64
1.4.16.  /  4.24.60
1.4.17.  /  1.4.28, 10.87.50
1.4.18.  /  7.3.31
1.4.19.  /  7.3.33,34
1.4.20.  /  10.87.37
1.4.21.  /  11.25.35,36
1.4.22.  /  10.87.31
1.4.23.  /  10.2.28
1.4.24.  /  7.3.26
1.4.25.  /  7.3.34
1.4.26.  /  7.3.33
1.4.27.  /  10.2.26
1.4.28.  /  6.4.28

Chapter 2

Pada I
2.1.1.  /  2.6.42
2.1.2.  /  10.87.25
2.1.3.  /  10.87.25, 1.6.36
2.1.4.  /  6.1.40, 6.1.31
2.1.5.  /  3.28.47
2.1.6.  /  10.87.26
2.1.7.  /  10.2.26
2.1.8.  /  4.7.42
2.1.9.  /  4.7.26
2.1.10.  /  10.87.25
2.1.11.  /  2.6.41, 2.6.42
2.1.12.  /  5.12.9-11
2.1.13.  /  6.16.9-11
2.1.14.  /  6.16.22, 7.3.26
2.1.15.  /  3.21.19, 10.87.15
2.1.16.  /  10.87.26
2.1.17.  /  10.87.29
2.1.18.  /  10.87.37
2.1.19.  /  6.3.12, 10.15.35
2.1.20.  /  10.87.29, 10.46.43
2.1.21.  /  11.4.2-4
2.1.22.  /  11.6.15,17; 11.11.39
2.1.23.  /  10.87.30
2.1.24.  /  10.16.42
2.1.25.  /  10.2.28
2.1.26.  /  6.16.8,9; 6.16.25
2.1.27.  /  3.12.47, 2.5.15, 2.10.36, 6.16.51
2.1.28.  /  4.9.16
2.1.29.  /  6.4.30
2.1.30.  /  3.33.3, 3.2.21, 2.4.10
2.1.31.  /  10.87.28
2.1.32.  /  6.17.22
2.1.33.  /  3.7.2-3, 10.14.21
2.1.34.  /  10.24.13,17
2.1.35.  /  2.5.17,18,20,21
2.1.36.  /  8.4.13, 10.46.32, 11.11.48, 11.14.18
2.1.37.  /  8.17.9, 10.16.33

Pada II
2.2.1.  /  7.3.26, 7.3.27
2.2.2.  /  10.2.28
2.2.3.  /  7.9.30
2.2.4.  /  7.1.6
2.2.5.  /  7.3.27
2.2.6.  /  7.3.29
2.2.7.  /  11.6.16, 7.5.14
2.2.8.  /  11.6.17
2.2.9.  /  1.1.1
2.2.10.  /  7.9.49, 11.11.1
2.2.11.  /  3.11.1,2,41,42; 5.12.9
2.2.12.  /  6.16.26
2.2.13.  /  5.12.9
2.2.14.  /  5.12.10
2.2.15.  /  5.12.8
2.2.16.  /  5.12.9
2.2.17.  /  3.10.12,13
2.2.18.  /  5.12.9, 11.7.47
2.2.19.  /  11.16.36-37
2.2.20.  /  11.16.1
2.2.21.  /  10.87.28
2.2.22.  /  2.5.20,21
2.2.23.  /  10.14.8
2.2.24.  /  7.15.59, 3.26.32, 11.16.36-38
2.2.25.  /  4.9.7
2.2.26.  /  1.1.2
2.2.27.  /  8.12.8
2.2.28.  /  8.12.9
2.2.29.  /  11.13.24
2.2.30.  /  3.27.4
2.2.31.  /  4.29.7,9
2.2.32.  /  1.2.11
2.2.33.  /  6.4.32
2.2.34.  /  5.11.12
2.2.35.  /  11.3.38
2.2.36.  /  6.16.6,9
2.2.37.  /  1.2.28-29
2.2.38.  /  1.2.30
2.2.39.  /  2.6.31
2.2.40.  /  2.6.32
2.2.41.  /  2.6.33
2.2.42.  /  2.6.39
2.2.43.  /  10.87.28
2.2.44.  /  2.6.42
2.2.45.  /  10.87.50

Pada III
2.3.1.  /  11.3.3
2.3.2.  /  2.5.25
2.3.3.  /  11.3.3
2.3.4.  /  11.3.14
2.3.5.  /  1.2.30,31
2.3.6.  /  6.4.30
2.3.7.  /  3.26.35
2.3.8.  /  6.4.47
2.3.9.  /  4.25.63
2.3.10.  /  3.26.41, 4.25.63
2.3.11.  /  3.26.44, 4.25.62
2.3.12.  /  3.26.3, 3.26.4
2.3.13.  /  10.48.18,19
2.3.14.  /  10.70.38
2.3.15.  /  10.86.56, 10.6.8, 10.16.43
2.3.16.  /  6.16.9
2.3.17.  /  6.16.10
2.3.18.  /  6.16.9,6,8
2.3.19.  /  11.22.37
2.3.20.  /  6.16.9
2.3.21.  /  11.16.11
2.3.22.  /  10.87.30
2.3.23.  /  11.11.6, 10.87.28, 1.8.42
2.3.24.  /  12.5.8
2.3.25.  /  10.85.7
2.3.26.  /  6.16.57
2.3.27.  /  11.11.6, 11.23.54
2.3.28.  /  11.11.4
2.3.29.  /  11.22.31
2.3.30.  /  6.11.19
2.3.31.  /  6.16.10
2.3.32.  /  6.16.11
2.3.33.  /  11.13.32
2.3.34.  /  5.5.5, 6.16.24
2.3.35.  /  10.87.31
2.3.36.  /  11.13.27
2.3.37.  /  11.13.33
2.3.38.  /  3.26.8
2.3.39.  /  3.26.5,6,7
2.3.40.  /  11.12.22,23
2.3.41.  /  11.11.4
2.3.42.  /  2.6.19
2.3.43.  /  12.4.32, 11.11.4
2.3.44.  /  1.7.4,5
2.3.45.  /  1.3.28
2.3.46.  /  6.16.57,58
2.3.47.  /  1.7.4-6
2.3.48.  /  6.16.46, 10.70.5
2.3.49.  /  10.6.30
2.3.50.  /  10.24.13
2.3.51.  /  10.23.9

Pada IV
2.4.1.  /  2.10.15
2.4.2.  /  2.10.36
2.4.3.  /  2.10.43,44
2.4.4.  /  1.2.33
2.4.5.  /  3.6.7,8
2.4.6.  /  3.26.12,13
2.4.7.  /  3.26.31,31; 3.28.5,3,8
2.4.8.  /  2.1.2, 2.10.15
2.4.9.  /  2.10.15-17
2.4.10.  /  11.3.39
2.4.11.  /  3.26.31
2.4.12.  /  3.6.7,8
2.4.13.  /  11.28.12,17
2.4.14.  /  4.8.6,7
2.4.15.  /  6.4.25
2.4.16.  /  4.8.6
2.4.17.  /  2.10.16
2.4.18.  /  2.4.18
2.4.19.  /  2.4.19
2.4.20.  /  3.26.19,20
2.4.21.  /  3.26.12
2.4.22.  /  3.26.44, 3.26.48

Chapter 3

Pada I
3.1.1.  /  3.31.44,43
3.1.2.  /  3.26.41, 5.20.23
3.1.3.  /  11.15.24
3.1.4.  /  4.23.13,15
3.1.5.  /  1.15.39
3.1.6.  /  3.32.2,3
3.1.7.  /  4.29.48,31
3.1.8.  /  4.29.27,28
3.1.9.  /  10.11.26
3.1.10.  /  4.29.74,75,78
3.1.11.  /  3.31.32,33
3.1.12.  /  3.31.42,43
3.1.13.  /  3.32.2,3
3.1.14.  /  3.30.33, 3.32.19, 3.32.21
3.1.15.  /  3.30.23
3.1.16.  /  5.26.7
3.1.17.  /  5.26.6
3.1.18.  /  7.15.50-51,54-56
3.1.19.  /  3.30.30,33,34
3.1.20.  /  9.22.3
3.1.21.  /  2.6.15, 2.10.39
3.1.22.  /  3.7.27
3.1.23.  /  3.26.34
3.1.24.  /  11.10.26
3.1.25.  /  3.30.34
3.1.26.  /  11.5.13
3.1.27.  /  3.31.1
3.1.28.  /  3.31.2

Pada II
3.2.1.  /  6.16.55
3.2.2.  /  11.13.32
3.2.3.  /  11.13.33
3.2.4.  /  10.42.30
3.2.5.  /  3.7.12
3.2.6.  /  11.13.32
3.2.7.  /  6.16.55,56
3.2.8.  /  12.4.21
3.2.9.  /  11.13.27,28, 11.3.39
3.2.10  /  6.16.61,62, 3.30.23, 3.31.6
3.2.11.  /  10.33.19,16; 3.32.33
3.2.12.  /  10.69.2
3.2.13.  /  9.18.12
3.2.14.  /  10.27.11
3.2.15.  /  10.3.13, 10.3.25
3.2.16.  /  10.13.54,55; 1.1.1.
3.2.17.  /  10.14.1,2
3.2.18.  /  11.11.6, 6.16.46
3.2.19.  /  11.11.4
3.2.20.  /  3.7.11
3.2.21.  /  3.7.16
3.2.22.  /  8.5.26-27, 10.2.26
3.2.23.  /  8.5.28
3.2.24.  /  3.9.11
3.2.25.  /  3.9.3
3.2.26.  /  3.9.4
3.2.27.  /  3.9.5
3.2.28.  /  4.11.30, 3.2.12
3.2.29.  /  10.3.24
3.2.30.  /  10.3.13
3.2.31.  /  10.27.4,11
3.2.32.  /  10.14.23
3.2.33.  /  10.87.35, 10.47.18
3.2.34.  /  2.6.19
3.2.35.  /  3.24.31, 10.48.20
3.2.36.  /  10.14.2
3.2.37.  /  10.87.15, 2.9.32
3.2.38.  /  10.14.55,56
3.2.39.  /  2.3.10, 2.4.17
3.2.40.  /  8.23.15,29
3.2.41.  /  10.24.14-15
3.2.42.  /  2.6.14, 3.10.12, 10.47.26

Pada III
3.3.1.  /  1.2.28, 11.21.42,43
3.3.2.  /  10.13.54
3.3.3.  /  1.2.28,29
3.3.4.  /  10.78.31
3.3.5.  /  10.87.15
3.3.6.  /  1.2.11, 1.7.7, 10.40.9,10
3.3.7.  /  5.11.13,14
3.3.8.  /  11.3.47,48
3.3.9.  /  1.18.15, 8.23.29
3.3.10.  /  10.14.1, 10.8.13,14
3.3.11.  /  10.69.2
3.3.12.  /  2.1.39, 10.13.54
3.3.13.  /  10.87.17
3.3.14.  /  10.28.15, 5.17.33
3.3.15.  /  3.24.31, 10.40.13
3.3.16.  /  10.14.55
3.3.17.  /  10.40.3, 10.40.12
3.3.18.  /  10.84.23,24
3.3.19.  /  3.6.38, 11.12.8
3.3.20.  /  10.13.54
3.3.21.  /  10.10.34
3.3.22.  /  10.87.28
3.3.23.  /  2.5.1,2,8
3.3.24.  /  7.8.20,8
3.3.25.  /  8.12.4,5
3.3.26.  /  11.10.4, 11.11.32,39
3.3.27.  /  3.9.31,22,41
3.3.28.  /  1.7.4, 11.20.31
3.3.29.  /  1.5.28, 11.12.31, 11.2.46
3.3.30.  /  7.1.29,30
3.3.31.  /  10.9.21
3.3.32.  /  12.3.51, 7.5.23,24
3.3.33.  /  5.17.23, 11.29.6
3.3.34.  /  8.3.24,26,30
3.3.35.  /  3.29.16, 3.28.22
3.3.36.  /  11.9.21, 11.3.37, 10.70.43, 10.13.54
3.3.37.  /  10.14.22, 10.13.54
3.3.38.  /  10.13.53,54
3.3.39.  /  1.1.1, 3.33.3, 1.16.17, 1.16.30-31, 2.2.26
3.3.40.  /  10.53.37, 10.33.16, 10.33.6, 10.32.14
3.3.41.  /  10.89.37
3.3.42.  /  10.29.13, 10.33.2,19,7
3.3.43.  /  10.2.40, 10.8.13, 10.40.16
3.3.44.  /  11.10.5, 11.12.24, 11.17.27, 11.17.29, 10.87.33
3.3.45.  /  11.3.21,22
3.3.46.  /  7.4.37,38, 10.30.2,14
3.3.47.  /  9.5.63,64; 9.4.68
3.3.48.  /  11.13.34, 11.11.3,4
3.3.49.  /  1.2.21
3.3.50.  /  11.11.4, 10.14.4
3.3.51.  /  5.12.12, 11.12.1,2
3.3.52.  /  3.32.26,32,22
3.3.53.  /  10.2.32
3.3.54.  /  10.2.33, 10.87.39
3.3.55.  /  1.3.10, 10.87.18, 11.11.42
3.3.56.  /  1.2.11, 3.9.11
3.3.37.  /  10.40.5,7,9; 10.22.25
3.3.58.  /  8.3.22, 10.2.36,37
3.3.59.  /  2.10.36, 2.1.39
3.3.60.  /  11.5.20
3.3.61.  /  10.40.7,8
3.3.62.  /  2.3.10
3.3.63.  /  3.28.31
3.3.64.  /  3.28.33
3.3.65.  /  3.28.17,18
3.3.66.  /  10.8.30, 3.28.21
3.3.67.  /  3.28.22
3.3.68.  /  3.28.32

Pada IV
3.4.1.  /  11.20.32,33; 9.4.66
3.4.2.  /  11.18.44, 11.18.45
3.4.3.  /  5.1.23
3.4.4.  /  7.11.7, 11.3.46
3.4.5.  /  11.4.43,44,45
3.4.6.  /  11.3.48, 6.7.32
3.4.7.  /  11.4.45, 11.20.9
3.4.8.  /  1.5.17, 11.20.6-8
3.4.9.  /  2.4.18
3.4.10.  /  11.20.7,8,9
3.4.11.  /  11.20.37, 11.21.1,2
3.4.12.  /  1.2.12, 6.3.32
3.4.13.  /  1.5.33,35
3.4.14.  /  8.1.9,10,14,15
3.4.15.  /  11.21.2, 11.14.19
3.4.16.  /  1.2.19, 11.14.19
3.4.17.  /  11.19.28
3.4.18.  /  11.2.35
3.4.19.  /  11.5.41
3.4.20.  /  11.18.28,36
3.4.21.  /  11.18.29,31
3.4.22.  /  11.18.28,35
3.4.23.  /  1.3.40-41
3.4.24.  /  11.21.43
3.4.25.  /  7.7.51,52
3.4.26.  /  11.19.8
3.4.27.  /  1.5.24, 11.18.17
3.4.28.  /  11.6.46, 11.18.35
3.4.29.  /  11.18.18,19
3.4.30.  /  11.18.34
3.4.31.  /  7.13.38
3.4.32.  /  11.3.44,45
3.4.33.  /  11.18.46,47
3.4.34.  /  11.12.14,15
3.4.35.  /  1.8.36
3.4.36.  /  11.12.1-2
3.4.37.  /  2.2.37, 10.83.3, 5.12.12
3.4.38.  /  1.6.23,24,25
3.4.39.  /  7.13.1, 11.2.40
3.4.40.  /  11.20.34,36,37; 7.15.35
3.4.41.  /  11.14.14,27
3.4.42.  /  3.24.34,37
3.4.43.  /  11.2.55, 11.14.16
3.4.44.  /  3.25.38-40
3.4.45.  /  5.24.21
3.4.46.  /  11.14.16, 55
3.4.47.  /  11.13.40, 11.10.5
3.4.48.  /  5.1.17,18; 7.15.67
3.4.49.  /  1.13.26,27
3.4.50.  /  3.32.39,40; 11.29.30, 1.5.24,30; 1.11.24
3.4.51.  /  10.14.8
3.4.52.  /  11.13.24

Chapter 4

Pada I
4.1.1.  /  1.1.3
4.1.2.  /  1.2.22, 1.8.36
4.1.3.  /  10.14.55
4.1.4.  /  11.2.41
4.1.5.  /  1.5.14,11
4.1.6.  /  8.5.34-36
4.1.7.  /  11.14.32, 7.15.31
4.1.8.  /  4.8.45,46
4.1.9.  /  11.14.46
4.1.10.  /  3.28.8
4.1.11.  /  11.13.2,6
4.1.12.  /  1.1.3, 1.7.10, 1.2.22
4.1.13.  /  1.2.21
4.1.14.  /  11.14.19
4.1.15.  /  10.87.40
4.1.16.  /  7.15.38,39; 11.18.8,9
4.1.17.  /  11.14.19, 3.25.33
4.1.18.  /  3.25.27,37
4.1.19.  /  3.25.33,35

Pada II
4.2.1.  /  11.16.42,44
4.2.2.  /  1.15.41
4.2.3.  /  1.15.41
4.2.4.  /  1.15.42
4.2.5.  /  2.9.38, 10.1.39,40
4.2.6.  /  10.2.27
4.2.7.  /  10.87.18
4.2.8.  /  10.14.58, 1.2.15
4.2.9.  /  3.31.43,44
4.2.10.  /  2.8.4,5,6
4.2.11.  /  3.31.44, 3.30.18,20
4.2.12.  /  3.31.44, 3.32.6,7
4.2.13.  /  11.15.23,24
4.2.14.  /  10.87.18
4.2.15.  /  1.15.41,42
4.2.16.  /  12.5.88,11
4.2.17.  /  2.2.24
4.2.18.  /  3.25.9, 8.5.36
4.2.19.  /  11.25.30,32
4.2.20.  /  1.9.29
4.2.21.  /  2.2.15

Pada III
4.3.1.  /  3.32.6,7; 7.15.54
4.3.2.  /  7.15.55
4.3.3.  /  7.15.55
4.3.4.  /  6.1.30, 4.12.19,20
4.3.5.  /  4.12.23,24
4.3.6.  /  6.1.30
4.3.7.  /  8.21.2,3
4.3.8.  /  8.5.18
4.3.9.  /  4.29.29
4.3.10.  /  3.32.8,9
4.3.11.  /  3.32.10
4.3.12.  /  3.32.11, 3.32.29,31
4.3.13.  /  10.87.18
4.3.14.  /  3.33.3
4.3.15.  /  3.33.7,8
4.3.16.  /  8.3.31, 8.4.6

Pada IV
4.4.1.  /  1.3.34,33; 10.87.38
4.4.2.  /  1.3.39
4.4.3.  /  7.13.44, 6.16.9
4.4.4.  /  10.87.31
4.4.5.  /  4.12.23, 4.7.31, 4.3.11
4.4.6.  /  7.2.22,24,46,47
4.4.7.  /  5.12.1
4.4.8.  /  2.2.22, 3.25.37, 3.23.42,46
4.4.9.  /  11.5.41,42
4.4.10.  /  7.1.34
4.4.11.  /  3.15.14,15
4.4.12.  /  3.15.12-16
4.4.13.  /  3.25.34
4.4.14.  /  3.25.25,36
4.4.15.  /  3.25.37, 1.1.1, 10.87.24
4.4.16.  /  2.2.30, 11.28.31
4.4.17.  /  1.1.1
4.4.18.  /  10.87.28
4.4.19.  /  2.5.11,12,13
4.4.20.  /  1.1.3, 10.2.32
4.4.21.  /  8.12.10,11; 3.25.37
4.4.22.  /  9.4.68,65

The most cited verses from SB by Srila Prabhupada (156 verses), compiled by Dravida das ACBSP

Canto 1. (53 verses)
chapter.verse
1.1-3,10,14,22
2.4-22
3.28,40,43
5.10-12,17,18,20,22
7.4-7,10
8.18-20,25,26,35,36,42,43
10.4
13.10,47
18.13

2. (19)
1.1-6,8,11
2.37
3.10,17,18
4.18,20
9.33-36
10.6

3. (8)
2.12
15.43
25.21,25
29.13
31.1
33.6,7

4. (4)
3.31
22.29
29.19
31.14

5. (9)
5.1,2,4,5,8,18
12.12
18.12
19.27

6. (10)
1.10,13
2.18
3.19-22,32
14.5
17.26

7. (17)
1.30
5.5,23,24,30-32
6.1
9.10,19,29,43-45
11.25
12.1,9

9. (6)
4.18-20,63,68
19.17

10. (14)
1.4
2.32
9.21
12.11
14.3,4,8,29,38,58
22.35
33.29
84.13
88.8

11. (11)
2.40,42,46,47
3.21
5.32,34,41
9.29
14.20
17.27

12. (5)
3.16,51,52
13.1,18

Related:
Srimad BhAgavatam: Commentaries (Vaishnava)
Srimad BhAgavatam: Commentaries (various)
Sridhara Swami bibbliography
Vyasa may or may not know
Studying Srimad Bhagavatam from Vedanta-sutra (Suhotra dasa
Liberating a ghost with verses from Shrimad Bhagavatam

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