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SB 1.1 - Śukadeva's presentation of SB

Vyāsadeva had spoken the Bhāgavatam to his son Śuka, but both Vyāsa and Nārada were present when Śuka spoke the Bhāgavatam to Parīkṣit. These great souls experienced Śuka’s words as if they had never heard these teachings before. For this reason, Vyāsa says the Bhāgavatam is enriched with nectarean juice from the mouth of śuka. Śuka presented nectar in an easily digestible form that he presented the confidential Vraja pastimes only in the tenth canto, after systematically presenting all topics needed to appreciate and digest these pastimes. One will never become satiated by tasting the nectar of the Bhāgavatam, and one’s desire to taste will never diminish. Thus even after liberation one will continue to drink the nectar. Although being a liberated soul since birth, Śukadeva Gosvāmī eagerly relished the Bhāgavatam. The Bhāgavatam is described by the word rasa because it deals only with spiritual mellows and not with anything else. When one understands Kṛṣṇa as the reservoir of rasa, one becomes transcendentally blissful.

Śrīmad Bhāgavatam after its first recitation by Śuka was repeated for the second time at Naimiṣāraṇya. After the prelude of the book was spoken in three verses, the main topic is presented. The first text defines the Absolute Truth, the second describes the glories of Bhāgavatam and defines actual religion, and the third invites humankind to taste the Bhāgavatam’s sweetness.