Critical Edition of Bhagavata Purana

Peter Wyzlic pwyzlic at UNI-BONN.DE
Mon Oct 2 14:21:57 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2 Oct 2006 14:24:08 +0100
  Jonathan Edelmann 
<jonathan.edelmann at THEOLOGY.OXFORD.AC.UK> wrote:

> I am looking to purchase a critical edition of the 
>Bhagavata Purana.
> Ludo Rocher mentions in his study of the Puranas (1986) 
>that a  critical edition of it may be under way at the 
>University of  Gujerat.  Does anyone know if that 
>happened or is happening?

I have noted the following publication:

Keshavram Kashiram Shastree (ed.): The BhAgavata 
mahApurANa (oldest Devanagari version. - Part 1-2. - 
Ahmedabad : Shrimad Vallabh Vishvadharma Samstha, 2002

But I've not seen it yet. My source was a review in: 
Journal of the Oriental Institute [Baroda]. 52 (2002), p. 
> I've also heard there is a critical edition of the BP 
>published in  Baroda.  Does anyone have a reference, or 
>know how it can be obtained  (aside from going to 

If it exists, it does not seem to have found its way into 
the libraries. In recent years, some commentaries of the 
Bhagavatam have been published; e.g. Vallabhacarya's Sri 
Subodhini and that of Anandatirtha (ed. by K. T. 

Hope it helps
Peter Wyzlic

Indologisches Seminar der
Universität Bonn
Regina-Pacis-Weg 7
D-53113 Bonn
Deutschland / Germany

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