SB 1.1: Questions by the Sages
Srimad Bhagavatam, the ripen fruit of all the Vedic literatures and the last work of Srila Vyasadev. In this chapter Srila Vyasadev starts with prelude to the Srimad Bhagavatam. Later the sages of the Naimisaranya asks Srila Suta Goswami Six questions which will be answered in next two chapters.
SB 1.2: Divinity and Divine Service
In this chapter Srila Suta Goswami offeres his respects to Srila Sukadev Goswami. He answers four questions and establishes the highest goal of life and the process to achieve that goal.
SB 1.3: Kṛṣṇa Is the Source of All Incarnations
This chapter of Srimad Bhagavatam Describes about Lord Krsna as the source of all Incarnations and How the this Purana is like a Sun which gives light to the misguided people of this age.
SB 1.4: The Appearance of Śrī Nārada
In this Chapter Four more question are asked by the sages of Naimisaranya. Suta Goswami started answering these questions and explains how Srila Vyasadev divided the Vedic literature. After distributing to his disciples he felt distressed at that time Srila Narada Muni appeared at the hermitage
SB 1.5: Nārada’s Instructions on Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam for Vyāsadeva
In this Chapter Narada Muni explains the flaw in the compilation of Srila Vysadev & establishes the position of Pure Devotional Service. As a case study Srila Narada Muni told about his previous life.
SB 1.6: Conversation Between Nārada and Vyāsadeva
In This chapter the realization of Srila Narada Muni in his previous life were mentioned. Later he concludes the power of Pure Devotional Service & gives the instructions to Srila Vyasadev.
SB 1.7: The Son of Droṇa Punished
In this chapter the vision of Srila Vyasadev was mentioned, and Aswadhamas punishment for the killing of the sons of Draupadhi was described.
SB 1.8: Prayers by Queen Kuntī and Parīkṣit Saved
This chapter describes how Lord Krsna saved the Parikshit Maharaj in the womb of Uttara. Later Queen Kunti Prayed to Lord Krsna.
SB 1.9: The Passing Away of Bhīṣmadeva in the Presence of Lord Kṛṣṇa
This chapter describes how Yudhster maharaj was not willing to occupy the throne, Lord Krsna took all the pandavas to the battlefield to see the Bhismadev. Bhismadev offered prayers to Lord Krsna and he told about various dharmas to the Yudhistar maharaj.
SB 1.10: Departure of Lord Krishna for Dvaraka
In tenth chapter describes how Kṛṣṇa after placing the Pāṇḍavas in the kingdom without obstacles went to Dvārakā and was praised by the Yādavas.
SB 1.11: Departure of Lord Krishna for Dvaraka
In the eleventh chapter, Kṛṣṇa, arriving at Dvārakā, is praised by the inhabitants, meets with his friends and satisfies his wives.
SB 1.12: Birth of Emperor Parīkṣit
The twelfth chapter describes how the King celebrated the birth of Parīkṣit, and heard his future life from the brāhmaṇas. No one had ever heard of such a devotional king, who saw Kṛṣṇa when he was in the womb and punished Kali.
SB 1.13: Dhṛtarāṣṭra Quits Home
The thirteenth chapter describes the arrival of Vidura, Dhṛtarāṣṭra leaving the palace on the instruction of Vidura, and Nārada’s instructions to allay the lamentation of Yudhiṣṭhira, in order to describe the coronation of Parīkṣit, just as the story of Aśvatthāmā throwing the brahmāstra was told in relation to Parīkṣit’s birth.
SB 1.14: The Disappearance of Lord Kṛṣṇa
In the fourteenth chapter, Yudhiṣṭhira understands the meaning of the inauspicious signs when he sees Arjuna arrive in distress. He went to understand Kṛṣṇa’s activities and his intentions (ca). “Some months” means seven months. Nimittāni means ill omens.
SB 1.15: The Pāṇḍavas Retire Timely
In the Fifteenth Chapter, hearing the lamentation of Arjuna, and seeing the entrance of Kali, the King enthrones his grandson, and giving up the kingdom, marches to death with his brothers.
SB 1.16: How Parīkṣit Received the Age of Kali
In the sixteenth chapter the victory tour of Parīkṣit, the question by dharma to the earth, and earth’s lamentation about separation from Kṛṣṇa are described.
SB 1.17: Punishment and Reward of Kali
In the seventeenth chapter the questions and answers between Parīkṣit and Dharma, and the punishment and mercy received by Kali are described.
SB 1.18: Mahārāja Parīkṣit Cursed by a Brāhmaṇa Boy
In the eighteenth chapter, the king repents after placing a snake around the neck of the sage, and hears the curse of his son.
SB 1.19: The Appearance of Śukadeva Gosvāmī
In the nineteenth chapter, Parīkṣit repents for his act, renounces the kingdom, fasts till death, and Śukadeva arrives in the assembly of great sages.