HEAR AND RECITE
Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur Prabhupada
First we have to hear Śrīmad Bhāgavatam, and then we have to recite it. It is not a good idea to let someone else recite while I accumulate piety simply by hearing from him. We have to continuously remember Śrīmad Bhāgavatam. If we do this, and at the same time engage in devotional service, we will surely attain liberation. Complete liberation from material distress is not ultimate liberation, however.
— Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur. Bhāgavata Tātparya. Translated by Bhumipati Das.
Published by Rasbihari Lal & Sons. Vrindavan. 2005. p. 14
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