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CC Madhya 25.145

Text

sarva-vedetihāsānāṁ
sāraṁ sāraṁ samuddhṛtam

Synonyms

sarva-veda — of all Vedic literature; itihāsānām — of historical literature; sāram sāram — the essence of the essence; samuddhṛtam — is collected (in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam).

Translation

“ ‘The essence of all Vedic literature and all histories has been collected in Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam.’

Purport

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam was collected by the incarnation of God, Vyāsadeva, and it was later taught to his son, Śukadeva Gosvāmī. This is a quotation from Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (1.3.41).