By Srila Jiva Goswami, translated by Kuśakratha Dāsa and edited by Pūrnaprajña Dāsa
The Tattva-Sandarbha begins with an eight-verse mangalacarana where the author prays to his worshipable deity, reveals the subject of the book, and discloses the qualifications that the reader must possess.
Next, Srila Jiva Goswami argues that the Vedas, being sabda-brahman, are the best authority for understanding the Absolute Truth.
It is then explained that the Puranas, along with the Mahabharata, constitute the fifth Veda.
And, among all the Puranas and histories, Sri Jiva makes a most convincing argument that Srimad-Bhagavatam is the best of all, for indeed it is the ripened fruit of the desire tree of Vedic knowledge.
Book Size: 6x9.25", hardback with dustjacket, 252 pages.