Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at BRAINCELLS.COM
Sat Jul 22 15:49:28 CDT 2000

On Sat, 22 Jul 2000, elmec wrote:

> I had, till recently, the same doubt as expressed by Sri Swaminarayan. I
> had always thought that Bhagavatha was the other name of  "Bhaarata" or
> Mahabhaarata ! Infact I have heard many people asking the same question.
> Why is it so ? Why is Bhagavatham not as popular as Raamaayana or
> Mahabhaarata ?? What can be the reason ?

Perhaps it differs by region?  Because in my community I would say the
Bhagavata Purana is even more popular than the Mahabharata or Ramayana.


> In this regard, may I request Sri Jaladhar Vyaas , who recently
> mentioned that he was starting re-reading of the Puraana, to come to my
> rescue whenever I falter ?

Certainly.  I look forward to your postings.

Jaldhar H. Vyas <jaldhar at>

bhava shankara deshikame sharaNam

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