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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When water is evaporated, where is the lake? Strange is this samsara.
Old age passes away by thinking over many things. 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 hbaja. The Acharya is believed to have composed the Bhajagovindam govondam his famous pilgrimage to Kashi Benares.
Is there no one to guide you? Besides the refrain of the song beginning with the words “Bhaja Govindam”, Shankaracharya is said to have sung twelve other verses.
Stanza attributed to bharativamsha. Part of a series on. Shankara understood that the majority of the world was meannig engaged in mere intellectual, sense pleasures and not in the divine contemplation. The composition consists of thirty-three verses. It is indeed hard to cross this boundless ocean of samsAra. Take your residence in a temple or below a tree, wear the deerskin for the dress, and sleep with mother earth as your bed. Home Talk Property Beat.
Freed from vices and virtues, onward he wanders. Stanza ,eaning to Nityananda.
Govinda be Praised O You mindless fool! If you wish to attain the status of Vishnu, have samabhAva, equanimity, always. Where are kin, when wealth disappears? They may not follow exact word construction in the above verses. Thus stanzas with 1st as refrain are called dvAdashmanjarika stotram.
Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts. Stanza attributed to nityAnanda.
INDIASPIRITUALITY: English Translation of Bhaja Govindam by Adi Shankara
The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation. O ,Foolish one,why this constant grasping for wealth? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Stanza attributed to Anandagiri.
Blessed with such vairgya, could any fail to be content? Distribute your wealth in charity to the poor and the needy. Wealth is not welfare, truly there is no joy in it. With whatever you get, entertain your mind, be content.