Sri Brhad-Bhagavatamrta is composed by Sanatana Goswami during the sixteenth century. It described the science of bhakti through the journey of a devotee who tries to understand the devotees of Krishna by way of examination of various categories of devotees and through a sweet narrative of how a devotee attains spiritual perfection. The first part describes a conversation between Parikshit and his mother,Uttara. Uttara asked her son to explain the essence of Bhagavata Purana and Parikshit revealed to her the stages of confidential Bhakti He told her a story about how Narada was looking for greatest devotee of Krishna. The second part of the Sri Brhad-bhagavatamrta tells us about the glory and bliss of the spiritual abode Goloka, as well as of the process of renunciation of the material world, true knowledge, Bhakti Yoga, love for Krishna and implementation of the higher purpose of life. The second part contains the narrative of a wandering cowherd boy, Gopal Kumar who received a mantra from a resident of Vrindavan, travelling from one planetary system to another, exploring the different levels of consciousness of living beings. His spiritual odyssey covers heavenly planets, Brahmaloka, Shivaloka, Vaikuntha, and ultimately Goloka.
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