Complete exposure of the lies spread by 10 volume SB promoters on

compiled by yasoda nandana dasa

Complete exposure of lies and personal attacks
spread by 10 volume SB promoters on

Hare Krishna. All glories to His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
This article exposes the lies spread by some 10 volume promoters who could not digest the truth about the 21000+ changes in all 4 cantos. They posted a couple of articles on to promote their changed version and spread false propaganda on its originality.
Remember dear devotees, whenever you are selling that 10 volume set, you are effectively distributing the books which have 21000+ changes (Think of Srila Prabhupada personally watching you selling the books. Will he be satisfied completely?.) You are not even ready to accept that those books have so many deletions, etc but are intentionally putting a blind eye to those changes and believing your own lies on thinking that this is original. 
These 2 articles on the website (, have denied to look at what kind of damage has been done to the Srimad-Bhagavatam with so many deletions, introduction of grammatical errors,etc. 
They have focused more on personal attacks and image tampering instead of even taking some time to read the articles on changes carefully and analyzing the changes on their own.
Some misinterpretations of those who still support the 10 volume SB will be exposed here:A brief description of the lies will be given first and a complete explanation will be given below.
Please also read this article before going further: (The unseen destruction of Srila Prabhupada’s first edition Srimad-Bhagavatam (4th canto) and how the 10 vol set contains many deletions of many of important lines, pages and verses.)

This article will be divided into 2 parts. Part A will focus on their personal attacks and how they have cunningly not only unanswered the questions posed in the previous articles, but instead have resorted to personal attacks by calling with various words as will be shown below. Part B shall focus explicitly on their lies and all proper proofs shall be provided to expose them.
PART A:Personal attacks due to their inability to answer the questions (Instead they are accusing that we are unable to answer their questions):
1. Calling as a “demon” due to Jitarati Prabhu’s inability of provide a substantial proof for changes in first 4 cantos.

From Yasoda:

“If they got an approval, it is only for the first 2 chapters of the first canto and not for all 4 cantos as per that letter. Also the letter dated August 31,1976 by Radhavallabha Prabhu asks for approval only for the first 2 chapters.

There is no such letter which shows Srila Prabhupada’s approval for changing these 4 cantos.

Where is the approval for cutting off so many lines,verses and paragraphs in 2nd and 4th cantos?”

Jitarati’s response:

“If they got an approval” ? These are the words of a demon, with no faith in Srila Prabhupada. They want to deny the approval, which they actually do below.

Yasoda you quoted this undeniable confirmation of Prabhupada: “in a letter dated September 7, 1976, “Concerning the editing of Jayadvaita Prabhu, whatever he does is approved by me. I have confidence in him.”

Firstly, did we ever deny the approval? Read the above statement where it says “only for the first two chapters” and NOT FOR 21,000+ unauthorized changes in the Srimad Bhagavatam.
Secondly, please note how Jitarati Das cherry-picks the lines that he feels to be refuted but at the same time, ignores the real question.The question asked is “Where is the approval for cutting off so many lines,verses and paragraphs in 2nd and 4th cantos?”
The response cunningly ignores this real question and focuses on calling ill-names instead of providing a proper proof for changes in 4 cantos. The fact is, they have NO PROOF for 21,000+ changes. 
Also when Srila Prabhupada wrote that response, it was only after he saw those changes in first 2 chapters of canto 1. Never did he approve 21,000+ changes. Notice how he is calling us faithless just because their lies have now been exposed. 
Actually, Srila Prabhupada wanted to print his SB exactly the way he had already begun it, but they did not do so. They not only removed all front covers, but changed font size, paper size.etc which is unauthorized. This letter will be shown in PART B.
So now who is faithless? It is very clear that these people have whimsically printed something which is not even close to original.
2. Focusing only on 1.2.5 and 1.17.22 but ignoring the larger set of 21,000+ changes that have shortened the 4th canto with a lot of deletions of many lines, paragraphs and verses.
When these people justify their so-called arguments, all they talk about is these 2 verses and nothing more. They ignore the bigger changes present in their 10-volume set but cunningly convince other devotees on the basis of these two changes by asking them to put a blind eye to so many deletions in the 4th canto. 
Changes on 1.2.5 will be discussed in PART B. There is no such handwritten approval by Srila Prabhupada on correction of 1.17.22 so let it remain as it is. 
They have showed a letter that has got an approval only for the first 2 chapters of canto 1. But there is no such letter signed by Srila Prabhupada for later chapters and other cantos too.
Another thing is, if these people are so concerned about the mistakes in the 1972 editions, why don’t they look at how they have cut off so many paragraphs, lines, and verses in the 4th canto which is printed in the 10 volume set. 
PART B: Summary of lies:
1. The 10 volume set is “fully pre-1978” 
Wrong. Some parts were identified as post 1977 by comparing the changes. This applies to first 4 cantos. What is the use of distributing the set which is not even fully pre-1978?
2. Srila Prabhupada approved removing all front covers and changing font size,paper size,etc as is done in the printing of the so-called 10 volume SB.
Wrong. There is a letter by Srila Prabhupada to print the SB in exactly the way he had already begun it. It will be shown later.There is another instruction by Srila Prabhupada to Ramesvara Das on NOT to even change font style, paper size, front cover, etc without his approval. It will be shown later.
3. Original way means second editions (
as per the rascal editors conversation) No such mention of second edition was given by Srila Prabhupada. In fact, Srila Prabhupada condemned the 1974 Isopanisad which was a second edition.
4. SB 1.2.5 is fully corrected in the so called 10 volume edition.
As for SB 1.2.5, it was only that verse to be corrected and not that the whole first edition was to be rejected. That verse is also not fully corrected in the so called 10 volume edition which will be explained in detail. So how is that so called correction as per Srila Prabhupada’s instructions?
Translation for Sadhu means pure has been given by Srila Prabhupada in his lectures which will also be explained. Nowhere in his lectures has he ever mentioned the meaning “this is relevant”
5. Changes in 1976 are “nothing” compared to 1972 originals
In the website, after Jitarati Prabhu was asked to answer on changes on SB 1.11.9 in a comment, he says that they are “nothing” compared to one translation of 1.17.22.Writing this again, if they are so satisfied about the nothingness of the changes, please see to how so many lines, paragraphs and verses are cut off without Srila Prabhupada’s approval. Also take a note that these are present in the 10 vol set that they whimsically call as original.
6. Changes in 4 cantos were done under Srila Prabhupada’s approval.
This is not so. There is no such letter in writing by Srila Prabhupada wrt this. Also on website, JAS mentions that he had extensively revised only the first 2 chapters on the first canto. Nowhere does he mention Srila Prabhupada approving 21,000+ changes. This implies these editors have changed everything without a written approval from Srila Prabhupada.
Detailed explanation:Lie #1. The 10 volume set is “fully pre-1978”

At first, it was thought by all that only some parts of the first two cantos are second editions printed prior to 1978. But after checking the publication years for every volume, it was noticed that some volumes are printed after 1977. The proof for this is shown below. The second edition printing years after 1977 are set to bold.
There is another question that comes about the first canto of this 10 volume set being the 1976 edition. We know that the mistake in the verse 1.2.5 was emphasized by Srila Prabhupada in June 1977. They have just partially corrected this verse keep the meaning of Sadhu as “this is relevant” despite Srila Prabhupada mentioning the meaning of Sadhu meaning noble,pious,etc., in the lectures given on this verse. 

From the table below, the 3rd edition which supposedly contains that partial correction of 1.2.5 is said to be printed in 1978. How is it that the mistake that was brought up in 1977 corrected in 1976? Now some people may say that it was already corrected in 1976. To refute that, there is another proof to this. This so called website in this link Srimad Bhagavatam Revisions Examined | explains the revisions made by the editors in 1976 which excludes 1.2.5. They have also deceived the devotees by presenting the approval for revisions done in 1976 only for first 2 chapters of first canto as an approval for making 21000+ changes in first 4 cantos. Rest of the changes in the remaining 6 cantos will be dealt separately. The total number of changes in the entire Srimad Bhagavatam is something that will make anyone astonished.
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We ask those who are promoting this so called original set that why haven’t they cross-checked these revisions in so many cantos before publishing these sets? Why do the 10 volumes in the new set have the same 21000+ changes?

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Lie #2: Srila Prabhupada approved removing all front covers and changing font size,paper size,etc as is done in the printing of the so-called 10 volume SB
Truth: This is another fabrication by those simply interested in their own interests than Srila Prabhupada’s interests.
But if we publish our Srimad Bhagavatam exactly in the way I have already begun it, it will be a unique contribution.

The scholars only require diacritic marks. Then it is all right. That should be very correct and standard. If there is devanagari character it is still better.
[July 24,1969 – Letter to Pradyumna written from Los Angeles]
Here, Srila Prabhupada says that Srimad Bhagavatam must be published exactly in the wayas he had begun it. Does this not satisfy those who are still supporting the changed SB(10 Vol set)?
When he says “exactly in the way I have already begun it”, why have cut off so many important front covers and merged the cantos? Is this instruction not enough? Can’t you supporters have even this much faith in Srila Prabhupada?
The Srimad Bhagavatam was published with all its beautiful front covers but this 10 volume set does not have them at all. 
Instruction from Srila Prabhupada regarding cover change:
“No, the printing of the Gitar-gan cover this fashion is not at all approved by me. You have done most nonsensically. Why change the cover? When people look to see the Bhagavad-gita they expect to see Krishna and Arjuna, not the picture of Krishna with cow. You have done a great mistake by changing the front picture and it will hamper the sale. In future you don’t do any changes without asking me first.

Simply because there is no stock of books, we can do anything whimsically???
 Is this logic? Gita is not spoken in Vrindaban, it is spoken on the battlefield of Kuruksetra, but this is Vrindaban picture. That chariot driven by 4 horses, that is the real Kuruksetra picture. It is not that because there is no stock we can do whimsically as we like and lose the idea, that is rasa-bhasa. Because there is no bread, you take stone to eat? There is no stock of bread so you will take stone??? The front picture is most important thing and you have changed it. It must remain standard, and not change. Also, the lettering is not nice on the cover. You could have taken a color picture of Krishna and Arjuna and used it black and white (one color) on the front cover. Just as you did with the inside back cover of the Bhagavat darsana, the original picture of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu was in color but you have printed it in black and white. You could have done this on the front cover with Krishna and Arjuna on the Battlefield of Kuruksetra, but the cover must not be changed.
[Letter: Bhargava, May 29, 1976]
Ramesvara Das explains Srila Prabhupada’s statement over Srimad Bhagavatam changes

Proof showing no more changes in Srimad Bhagavatam after Mayapur 1976 meetings: (Changes in first four cantos except the first 2 chapters from first canto were made after that without authorization from 1976-78)

And also at that Mayapur meeting of 1976 we had had meetings with Prabhupada about the Bhagavatam. We prepared for that Mayapur festival a color board which showed all the volumes of the Bhagavatam drawn in for each Canto what the color would be. And Srila Prabhupada approved the color scheme for the Srimad-Bhagavatam for all the reprints. But he warned us emphatically that this must be the very very last change that is ever to be made in the Srimad-Bhagavatam. [Page 173]

1979 Ramesvara Interview regarding book changes confirms
that there was no need for any changes in future
Morning Walk — March 22, 1976, Mayapura:Pañcadraviḍa: Can you repeat why you said you have been successful where others have not?

Śrila Prabhupāda: Because I stick to Kṛṣṇa’s word. I, therefore, present Bhagavad-gītā as it is. We do not make any amendment nor accept any amendment. And, therefore, we decry everything—Gandhi, Dr. Radhakrishnan, Aurobindo, this, that—all rascals. Because they tried to amend it. That is admitted by the science professor. They have all tried to make it modernized, but I have not done. Here is the spiritual master in the disciplic succession, so we remain indebted to him to understand the original traditional knowledge.
The link below contains an interview in 1979 regarding book changes. It is a 321 page booklet.

Some quotes from the interview are presented below which express Srila Prabhupada’s denial to change anything.One main quote is shown that talks about no allowance for any changes in future. So everything’s cleared up, that means pre-1978 first editions were the approved ones and one should never read any of the changed books. 

Prabhupada ‘s instructions were there and you can get a first hand understanding of how intense Prabhupada was and how concerned he was that in the future no one ever be allowed to make changes in his books .

[Page 183]

The greatest anxiety he has is that after he’s gone we will add things to his books that are bogus , we will take things out that are bona fide , we will make changes in his books and the whole work for 10,000 years , his plan Prabhupada was working on, it will all be spoiled by us because of our tendency to change . And Prabhupada gave an example that the disease to do things differently is so inherent in the Americans that for the sake of doing things differently we would walk on our hands rather than our feet. He gave different examples like that . He called the artists rascals. So we promised Prabhupada that we wouldn ‘t change the art . I remember Bali Mardan went downstairs to call them up and I remember watching the phone call . He called up the Press and asked for Radhabal labha, ( imitating Bali ‘s voice ) “Hey , Radhaballabha, guess what just happened? Prabhupada called you and all the artists rascals . He said you’re all rascals . Dead silence on the other end . And Bali , he was enjoying this humil iation of the devotees that worked under him . So I saw that and it was the beginning of my suspecting that something’s off with Bali Mardan . So that was a big event , the first of many with the I sopani sad cover and the se paintings . The first of many experiences I ‘ ve had with Prabhupada literally drilling me , pounding it into my head that you’re never allowed to change anything in his books . He trained me so intensely on this point Even when the changes make sense he wouldn’t let me change . Just to train me . [Pages 83-84] 

The size of the books, the type of art in the books and so on, on principle Prabhupada would not allow changes even if the change was an improvement. Just to teach that principle of don ‘t change. [Page 94]

Before we talk about Prabhupada ‘s travels in ‘ 76 I want to mention another important theme which was Prabhupada actually instructing about the production on his books . I ‘ ve already mentioned the conversation that took place in ‘ 74 about the art paintings . I think that you should get a copy of the letter that I wrote to the art department because practically word for word Prabhupada ‘s instructions were there and you can get a first hand understanding of how intense Prabhupada was and how concerned he was that in the future no one ever be allowed to make changes in his books .

This was more than just a preoccupation with Prabhupada . This was a, you could call this a transcendental phobia , that the entire movement would without any shadow of a doubt be completely wasted and all the work and effort of all the devotees that Prabhupada was directly as well as his own efforts would all be ultimately lost if his books were changed . That was his attitude . He expressed that attitude very clearly in 1974 in that conversation and in that letter you’ll see the statements Prabhupada made about how everything will be ruined if his books are changed . Then prior to that I mentioned the incident about the Isopanisad cover where Prabhupada was revealing how much thought went into planning out his books when he was involved . He got very furious when we wanted to put Krsna on the cover instead of Visnu . In 1975 , I think I also mentioned this , that we had a very big problem with the printing of the hardbound Krsna Books . We wanted to change it from two volumes to three volumes . And there was literally like a fight . Not even a fight , Prabhupada was just furious . And he went on for about 1 hour talking about the Krsna Book and how he had planned it out to be in two volumes . And it became very clear to me that Prabhupada was training me to understand that these books are transcendental manifestations of Prabhupada’s devotion , Prabhupada ‘s realization of God which I consider to be perfect absolute God realization coming from Krsna Himself . And that no one is allowed to change anything . The size , the shape , the number of pages , everything . Actually Prabhupada did make the decisions .[Pages 177-178]

Later on in that Mayapur festival , I presented to Prabhupada an idea for Beyond Birth and Death reprint . That was a very popular book at the time – and a new ••. all kinds of new arty and very innovative and creative cover design was going on in the American paperback market . And just going to bookstores , especially in airports, I would see that these publishers , karmi publishers are putting a lot into their paperback covers . And one of the things that had just come out was something called dye cuts . A dye cut is where you have a hole in the front cover and then the inside front pages are actually laminated or glossy paper and you have color printing . through that hole . So you have color printing that kind of comes And it’s like a teaser . And when you see that you’re intrigued and you immediately want to open up the cover and look at the two-page spread on the inside front cover and the inside page , that ‘s called the dye cut . And many books , especially like thriller books , horror books , ghost books , those kind of books use this technique . So I thought that Beyond Birth and Death as a title and as a book lent itself to that . So I proposed it to Prabhupada. He completely smashed the idea . This was inside his room, myself and Radhaballabha . At this time we were showing Prabhupada the •.. ! can’t remember what we were showing him. We SR V dd–18/ were showing him something , maybe color art or something . But anyway, when we presented this idea to him he smashed it and again he gave us a lecture on changes . He used to say, ” Change , change , change , for the sake of change . This changing business is the disease that the . Americans have . It’s a disease . .. And he told this story , I just can ‘t remember it but I think it ‘s written in one of the letters too and Tarnal Krsna will remember it. That if an American , just to be different , instead of walking on his feet he ‘ ll walk on his hands . Just to be different . Change without real purpose . Now in that letter that I wrote to the artists in 1974 , so many specific points are made about changing. When you ‘ re allowed to change and when you’re not . 

BV : You don’t have a copy of that? 

SR: I can find a copy . It’s a good thing to refer to . Especially he talked about, as I said earlier , 11You can add things but you can’t delete . If you want to replace a painting you have to actually make an improvement and do the exact same subject matter . Once it’s approved it’s eternal . That was his quote . Once it ‘s approved it’s eternal . One of the heaviest incidences came up I think in ‘_ 76 or ‘ 77, we wrote to Prabhupada about publishing his spiritual mas ter ‘s book the Brahma-samhita . Because it had already been introduced to chant in the Gurukulas , we were chanting it all over ISKCON . And although Prabhupada in ‘ 7 5 said , “You cannot read the Gaudiya Math publications , you cannot approach my spiritual master or Bhaktivinoda directly. You have to learn their teachings through me , through my books , through my lectures . This was a big incident in ‘ 7 5 because the devotees were buying Gaudiya Math publications and reading directly . And Prabhupada completely smashed it. So it was either ‘ 7 6 or ‘ 77 we wanted to print Brahma-samhita . Prabhupada approved it and he wrote a very heavy letter . to Radhaballabha . Because we were asking Prabhupada about editing changes. I’m not sure if he wrote the letter or if it ‘s on a tape or maybe it ‘s both. I think Radhaballabha had a room conversation with Prabhupada and I wasn ‘t present . Tarnal was there . And in addition to that I think there’s a letter . Anyway, between the letter and the room conversation , the instruction was given that ” You cannot make any changes in my spiritual master ‘s book . ” “What about the incorrect grammar?” Prabhupada ‘s reply , “ You cannot change one comma , not even a comma , not even a punctuation mark , that is the etiquette .” So that was just another one of those super heavy instructions that the etiquette in dealing with a great acarya’s books is that whatever he has done is eternal and it can never be changed . And I believe that all of this was part of Prabhupada ‘s training us . He wanted to train people who would be entrusted with his books . And who would in turn train the next generation of BBT men , managers and production managers in this fanatical , literally fanatical transcendental phobia about changes. Prabhupada went out of his way to train us . Some of the instructions were so extreme that one might say they’re exaggerated . But they’re not exaggerated . This is exactly what Prabhupada wanted . 

BV : Can you give an example of that? 

SR: Well , just the economics of why we can’t publish the Krsna Book anymore . Because we’re not allowed to change the size . This has been hanging up the BBT trustees for the last five years . The publishing industry has just exploded in terms of inflation. Everything is a 150 , 200% more expensive than when Prabhupada was here . We no longer can afford to print the Krsna Book hardbounds in such large volumes . But no one is willing to change the size , we’re all so afraid . But that ‘s the way Prabhupada trained us . Maybe one day it is changed for economic reasons because ultimately Prabhupada wouldn’t want the book to be out of print . But this training was ultimate to insure that the instructions in his book , the words they weren ‘t changed and pictures and illustrations were not added which make the book incorrect and therefore would cause a person to just dismiss the whole book . Prabhupada said , ” If there ‘s one mistake then the whole book is useless .” When he was rejecting Pariksit ‘s line drawings for the Teachings of Lord Caitanya he said , ” These are mistakes , these pictures do not illustrate properly . Actually some of the illustrations here are subject to great misinterpretation and if you put these in my book the whole book is ruined .” So this was Prabhupada ‘s training to us about his books . So he was very involved in the desing of the book , the format . We talked to Prabhupada about the number of pages, we talked to Prabhupada about gold stamping , we talked to him about color pictures, ultimately he wanted 50 color pictures in each book . Prabhupada was a very active publisher , not just author . He was a very active publisher. We would discuss with him as we’ve already mentioned about the Macmillan contract , about American printer versus Japanese printer , Prabhupada would give us the go ahead and we would go . And by the momentum of his order we would become expert in. international publishing . We became expert in understanding the publ ishing industry of dif ferent countries, the paper industry of dif ferent countries , we became expert in negotiating , but all of this was by Prabhupada’s order . How he moved into Dai Nippon and establ ished a credit , how he authorized us to move away from Dai Nippon . Prabhupada was an active publisher , he was not just someone who just turned it all over and didn’t know what was going on . [Pages 181-185]

Lie #3: Original way means second editions (as per the rascal editors conversation)
Why is “the original way” taken as a second edition by some devotees who make their own conclusions? Before he mentioned the “original way”, changes in both “Isopanisad and Srimad Bhagavatam” were discussed.

Here Srila Prabhupada boldly says “I know that these rascals are doing. What can be done? How they can be relied on? “, which expresses his denial of the 1974 revised Isopanisad edition.
Why are these 10 volume distributors making their own conclusions wrt the original printing?From this anyone can easily conclude that the first printing itself is the original way.
There is no such statement where Srila Prabhupada approves changes 4 cantos in the Srimad Bhagavatam. 
As for the mistake in 1972 edition (1.2.5), it was that mistake which was to be corrected. Nowhere did Srila Prabhupada mention about rejecting the entire volume. For example, in his Bhagavad Gita when Srila Prabhupada was notified about a mistake in the 13th chapter purport, he asked to only correct that. Not that the entire 1972 version of BG should be rejected.
If 1972 was “not original”, then why do we find 100s of lectures given by Srila Prabhupda only on the 1972 volumes? Why will he reject an edition on which he gave 100s of lectures and also that it was sold in massive numbers?
So therefore, there no fault on us reading the 1972 volumes as it was personally read by Srila Prabhupada. What Srila Prabhupada reads, the same thing the faithful devotees read. This photo below shows Srila Prabhupada reading the original edition (1972 first canto). We read what he reads, that is all. No more arguments.

Regarding Sri Isopanisad changes: (Srila Prabhupada disapproves the changes)
Yaśodā-nandana: In the Gurukula we were teaching Īśopaniṣad class to the children. So we took… [break] …Prabhupāda and the words which the recent edition of the Press is wrong. Many changes were brought. They were trying to make better English, but sometimes, to make better English, I think they were making philosophical mistakes also. There is no so much need of making so much better English. Your English is sufficient. It is very clear, very simple. We have caught over 125 changes. They’re changing so many things. We are wondering if this is necessary. I will show you today. I have kept the book.
Srila Prabhupāda: I know that these rascals are doing. What can be done? How they can be relied on? 

Yaśodā-nandana: Sometimes they appeal that “We can make better English,” so they change like that, just like in the case of Īśopaniṣad. There are over a hundred changes. So where is the need? Your words are sufficient. The potency is there. When they change, it is something else.
Svarūpa Dāmodara: That’s actually a very dangerous mentality.
Yaśodā-nandana: What is it going to be in five years? It’s going to be a different book.

Prabhupāda: So you… What you are going… It is very serious situation. You write one letter that “Why you have made so many changes?” And whom to write? Who will care? All rascals are there. Write to Satsvarūpa that “This is the position. They are doing anything and everything at their whim.” The next printing should be again to the original way.
[Rascal editors conversation, June 22,1977, Vrindavan]

Lie #4: SB 1.2.5 is fully corrected in the so-called original 10 volume set. 
Truth: This is not so. Please read below.
BBT editor’s misinterpretation of “Rascal editors” conversation (correction of SB 1.2.5)
The following commentary by the BBT editors on the conversation of rascal editors shows how they have imperfectly corrected the 1.2.5 verse in Srimad- Bhagavatam’s 1976 edition. Although they have corrected the meaning for munayah, but for sadhu they have kept it as “this is relevant”.
If the 1976 printing was the original way, then why is 1.2.5 not corrected properly?
Srila Prabhupada also delivered 7 lectures on this verse and the meaning is confirmed.
Therefore Sūta Gosvāmī says, munayaḥ sādhu pṛṣṭo ‘haṁ bhavadbhir loka-maṅgalam [SB 1.2.5]. “You have inquired about Kṛṣṇa. It is a very noble question.” Sādhu. Sādhu means pious, noble.
[Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.5—Vṛndāvana, October 16, 1972]And paritrāṇāya sādhūnāṁ vināśāya ca duṣkṛtām [Bg. 4.8], to give protection to the sādhus. Sādhu means those who are devotees of God. They are called sādhu.
[Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 1.2.5—Montreal, August 2, 1968]
We shall see how they have given their own meaning to this conversation below in correction of the verse 1.2.5. Now, how is this partial correction back to the original way?? 
They also give some misinterpreted arguments to support their concoctions that shall be seen below.

“Rascal editors”: Mistaking the mistake

Meaning of the Sanskrit Word: sadhu (note that only SB 1.2.5 has the error)sādhu—very good    SB 2.3.25SB 4.29.4SB 8.19.31Antya 4.43
sādhu—good    SB 3.2.4SB 4.25.12SB 7.5.3SB 7.5.36
sādhu—properly    SB 4.2.7SB 4.24.62SB 5.10.4
sādhu—honest    SB 4.8.37Madhya 17.15
sādhu—this is relevant    SB 1.2.5
sādhu—well and good