To know more about this amazing opportunity, our activities at VCC or easier payment options to gift your Srimad Bhagavatam for Bhadra Purnima,
please contact us at (971) 801-0410.

Importance of the Vedas

Our Vedas, which have been guiding mankind for so many years, were given by Lord Krishna to Brahma. Brahma gave this knowledge to Narada, who gave it Vyasadev, who wrote down all the Vedas, because he knew that the intelligence and memory of mankind will decrease with every yuga. Just like a machine has a manual to teach us how to use it, the Vedas are like the working manual for anyone living in this universe, and by following its instructions, we can find inner peace, auspiciousness, love and happiness.

In Satya Yuga, the Dharma of people was to perform austere meditation and focus on self-realization. In Treta Yuga, people’s Dharma was to perform sacrifices to purify themselves of their bad qualities and bring peace and prosperity to mankind and nature. In Dwapara Yuga, people’s dharma was to perform deity worship and give in charity to the needy and Brahmanas. However, in Kali Yuga, where people can not perform austerities, are not able to keep their surroundings clean, and are attracted to merciless sinful activities like animal slaughter and bad movies, Lord Krishna, through the Vedas, prescribes that everyone should read spiritual knowledge and sincerely apply its teachings in our everyday life. By reading and applying the wonderful Vedas, one can please Lord Krishna, and learn wonderful moral values so that we can be happy in this life and after this life.

Importance of the Srimad Bhagavatam

The Vedas have so many slokas (10^10), so we can not even finish reading it in this life. When Vyasadeva finished writing the Vedas, he still did not feel happy or satisfied. So he inquired from his guru, Narada Muni, about why he was not feeling happy. Narada Muni told him that he had written about economics for kings, strategies for intelligent governance, culture to be maintained by citizens, the different demigods, rules/regulations for sinful people etc. But he had not written anything about the source of everything – Lord Krishna. So Vyasadeva, under the mature guidance of Narada Muni, wrote the last 18000 verses of the Vedas for us, and this is called the Srimad Bhagavatam. The Srimad Bhagavatam is the ripened fruit of all Vedic literature and is full of amazing stories of Krishna, His expansions/avatars and his devotees. The Srimad-Bhagavatam describes ten important subject matters, namely sarga (the elemental creation), visarga (the secondary creation), sthanam (the planetary systems), poshanam (protection by the Lord), utayah (the creative impetus), manvantara (the periods of Manu), isha-anukatha (the science of God), nirodha (dissolution), mukti (liberation), and ashraya (the supreme shelter). These stories are full of amazing moral values for people of all ages and show how a person can apply these values even in modern times, where diseases and hate are affecting all of us. It not only gives an adventurous tour through vedic India and its culture, but it also teaches us our true Dharma, so that we can pass through the tough tests of life and become eternally happy by becoming a devotee of Lord Krishna!

Srimad-Bhagavatam is the key to unlock the secrets of the Vedanta Sutras. There is no literature in the world as great as this Srimad Bhagavata Purana:

krishne sva-dhamopagate

dharma-jnanadibhih saha

kalau nashta-drisham esha

puranarko ‘dhunoditah

“This Bhagavata Purana is as brilliant as the sun, and it has arisen just after the departure of Lord Krishna 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.” (Srimad Bhagavatam 1.3.43)

Importance of Bhadra Purnima

Society is fast losing access to these spiritual gems, hence there is massive degradation in the quality of living of common people, along with whole scale exploitation of nature. Having access to spiritual treasures like the Vedas can help everyone – from teaching leaders how to care for their teams and dependents, to helping build better socio-economic and cultural systems for satisfying needs even in testing times. It takes just one generation to lose access to valuable wisdom if not preserved, distributed and taught to the masses. We, at the Vedic Cultural Center of Sammamish, are trying to spread awareness about the Srimad Bhagavatam and its’ benefits in today’s world by 3 methods: preservation of the Srimad Bhagavatam by raising support for its publishing, distributing the Srimad Bhagavatam to everyone and educating people about the Srimad Bhagavatam. And YOU can help us do that! This year, on the 1st of September, 2020, is the most auspicious day of Bhadra Purnima. In the Srimad Bhagavatam, there is a beautiful verse (Srimad Bhagavatam 12.13.13) that says:

prauṣṭhapadyāṁ paurṇamāsyāṁ

hema-siṁha-samanvitam

dadāti yo bhāgavataṁ

sa yāti paramāṁ gatim

“If on the full moon day of the month of Bhādra, one places Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam on a golden throne and gives it as a gift, they will attain the supreme transcendental destination.” 

Bhadra Purnima is not only a very auspicious day to start your spiritual journey by gifting a set of Srimad Bhagavatam to your family and friends, but it is also an amazing opportunity to tell the world about the benefits of the Srimad Bhagavatam for modern society and reviving the Vedic culture that we have long forgotten.

Transcendental Gift Options

Please help us revive the Vedic culture and save our world. To make a massive impact, we want to distribute 10000 Srimad Bhagavatam sets all over the world for Bhadra Purnima this year! And we need your help to achieve this target! Contact us TODAY to gift your Srimad Bhagavatam set, so that you get your set before Bhadra Purnima, while they are available! And on Bhadra Purnima, you can seat your Bhagavatam on a throne and confirm your TICKET TO GOLOKA! What’s more, for every set of Srimad Bhagavatam that you decide to gift, you get to choose how your donation will be used – you can choose between feeding 10 homeless people a fresh hot vegetarian meal, feeding a cow sumptuously for a week, getting free enrolment for your children in our Vedic School for a semester or getting more children’s vedic story books with beautiful pictures! 

A Sacrifice for World Peace

The names of all donors for Bhadra Purnima will be collected and will be offered during a Maha Yajna performed on the day of Bhadra Purnima this year at Naimisaranya in India, the site where the Srimad Bhagavatam was recited by Suta Goswami to the learned sages, after he heard it from Sukadeva Goswami at the banks of the Ganges. This yajna will be done to bring world peace, and inner satisfaction for everyone who contributes to this cause. So there is no loss for anyone – ONLY auspiciousness and happiness in abundance! 

Our Request

Thank you for reading about our initiative to save our Vedic Culture. We pray for you and your family’s good health and spiritual happiness in these tough times. This Bhadra Purnima, we are searching for inspired leaders like YOU to lead us in this mission to preserve and revive our Vedic culture. And all you have to do to help us save our Vedic Culture is to gift Srimad Bhagavatam to as many people as you know – because in giving, we grow!

Help us save our Vedic Culture. Help us save the world! Hare Krishna!

To know more about this amazing opportunity, our activities at VCC or easier payment options to gift your Srimad Bhagavatam for Bhadra Purnima,
please contact us at (971) 801-0410.