Please note: The synonyms, translation and purport of this verse were composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
- sūta uvāca
- namo dharmāya mahate
- namaḥ kṛṣṇāya vedhase
- brahmaṇebhyo namaskṛtya
- dharmān vakṣye sanātanān
sūtaḥ uvāca—Sūta Gosvāmī said; namaḥ—obeisances; dharmāya—to the principle of religion; mahate—greatest; namaḥ—obeisances; kṛṣṇāya—to Lord Kṛṣṇa; vedhase—the creator; brahmaṇebhyaḥ—to the brāhmaṇas; namaskṛtya—offering my obeisances; dharmān—the principles of religion; vakṣye—I shall speak; sanātanān—eternal.
Translation and purport composed by disciples of Śrīla Prabhupāda
Sūta Gosvāmī said: Offering my obeisances to the supreme religious principle, devotional service; to Lord Kṛṣṇa, the supreme creator; and to all the brāhmaṇas, I shall now describe the eternal principles of religion.
In this Twelfth Chapter of the Twelfth Canto, Sūta Gosvāmī will summarize all the topics of Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam, beginning from the First Canto.