TEXTS 143-144
artho 'yam brahma-sutranam
bharatartha-vinirnayah
gayatri-bhasya-rupo 'sau
vedartha-paribrmhitah
purananam sama-rupah
saksad-bhagavatoditah
dvadasa-skandha-yukto 'yam
sata-viccheda-samyutah
grantho 'stadasa-sahasrah
srimad-bhagavatabhidhah
SYNONYMS
artah ayam—this is the meaning; brahma-sutranam—of the codes of Vedanta-sutra; bharata-artha-vinirnayah—the ascertainment of the Mahabharata; gayatri-bhasya-rupah—the purport of Brahma-gayatri, the mother of the Vedic literatures; asau—that; veda-artha-paribrmhitah—expanded by the meanings of all the Vedas; purananam—of the Puranas; sama-rupah—the best (like the Sama among the Vedas); saksat—directly; bhagavata uditah—spoken by Vyasadeva, an incarnation of the Supreme Personality of Godhead; dvadasa-skanda-yuktah—having twelve cantos; ayam—this; sata-viccheda-samyutah—having 355 chapters; granthah—this great literature; astadasa-sahasrah—having 18,000 verses; srimad-bhagavata-abhidhah—named Srimad-Bhagavatam.
TRANSLATION
" 'The meaning of the Vedanta-sutra is present in Srimad-Bhagavatam. The full purport of the Mahabharata is also there. The commentary of the Brahma-gayatri is also there and fully expanded with all Vedic knowledge. Srimad Bhagavatam is the supreme Purana, and it was compiled by the Supreme Personality of Godhead in His incarnation as Vyasadeva. There are twelve cantos, 335 chapters and eighteen thousand verses.'
PURPORT
This is a quotation from the Garuda Purana.

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