Sulekha Creative Blog – Bhaja Govindam of Jagadguru Shankaracharya in English Verse, by Girdhar Gopal Your impatience and anger are without meaning. Bhaja Govindam [Praise/Seek Govinda (Vishnu)] also known as Moha Mudgara ( Hammer [to अवतार-वरिष्ठाय रामकृष्णाय ते नमः ॥ meaning “( Salutations) to the establisher of Dharma who is of the essence of all of nature;. Bhaja Govindam of Adi Shankaracharya with Slokas and Translation.
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Stanza attributed to medhaatithira. See yourself govindak everyone and give up all feelings of duality completely. Other than chanting the Lord’s names, there is no other way to cross the life’s ocean. And yet, one leaves not the gusts of desires. These are nothing but a modification of flesh.
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INDIASPIRITUALITY: English Translation of Bhaja Govindam by Adi Shankara
Do not boast of wealth, friends, and youth. From where have you come? Do not waste your efforts to win the love of or to fight against friend and foe, children and relatives. But when the soul departs from the body, even his wife runs away in fear of govndam corpse. Cast into hell, they suffer there endlessly.
This bouquet of twelve verses was imparted to a grammarian by the all-knowing Shankara, adored as the bhagavadpada. It is indeed hard to cross this boundless ocean of samsAra. Is there no one to guide you?
Strange is this samsAra, the world. It is a knife into the heart of worldliness, and by removing this tumour of ignorance, we can attain everlasting bliss with the grace of Govinda.
Give up lust, anger, infatuation, and greed. He who yields to lust for pleasure leaves his body a prey to disease.
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XXIV needs more explanation,if can be. Being impatient, you are unnecessarily getting angry with me. So are Shankara’s words, which pierce and point out our ignorance. Stanza attributed to sumatira.
These are nothing but a modification of flesh. Give up the thirst to possess wealth. The 31 stanza composition in Sanskrit is not just a devotional song. At the time of your death, Rules of grammar will not save you. Yet, devoid of jnana, nothing can give mukti even at the end of a hundred births. Please help to maintain respect for volunteer spirit. Stanza attributed to bhArativamsha. The story goes that when he was walking along the streets of Kashi, he was pained to observe an elderly man trying hard to learn Sanskrit grammar.
Reflect thus at all times. The first stanza of the composition, featuring the eponymous line “Bhaja Govindam”, reads as follows: When the Truth is realised, where is samsara? Stanza attributed to nityAnanda.
Home Talk Property Beat. Rules of grammar will not save you at the time of your death. A milder approach would delay the matter. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. When one is alive, his family members enquire kindly about his welfare.
Though sung as a bhajan, it contains the essence of Vedanta and implores the man to think, Why am I here in this life? Time loots away all these in a moment.
Who is my father? Can I get detailed elaboration of Bhaj Govindam in Hindi or English presented by any great scholar or saint? Stanza attributed to yogAnanda. He then will have no altercation with Yama. Be content with what comes through actions already performed in the past.
Search Member Search Keyword. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts. Bhaja govindaM is one of the minor compositions of the spiritual giant, Adi Shankaracharya. Wealth is not welfare, truly there is no joy in it. May the AchAryA guide us from ignorance to truth.