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 . Besides the refrain of the song beginning with the words “Bhaja Govindam”, Shankaracharya is said to have sung twelve other verses. Bhaja Govindam Lyrics +Meaning as per M.S.S Singing Artist: Subbulakshmi M S . Ragam: Raagamaalika Composer: Adi Shankarar Raagam: Raagamaalika.
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Stanza attributed to vArttikakAra sureshvara. But once the life-breath ebbs out of your body, Even your wife will run away from you. What use is a lake which has no water? Fools are they who are blind to the Self.
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The former is a set of verses verses while the rest of the verses form charpaTamanjarikA. So are Shankara’s words, which pierce and point out our ignorance. Notify me of new comments via email. Of whom are you? Born among the studious Nambudiri Brahmans of Malabar, he rejected the luxuries lrics the world, and while still a youth became a Sanyasi, meanimg unpretentiously the gods of the Hindu pantheon, and yet mystically absorbed in the vision of all-embracing Brahman.
The surgeon’s knife cruelly removes lgrics tumour with much pain, but removing the tumour ultimately restores good health in the patient. Several writers have written paens on Shankara, but to me Will Durant in his wonderful essay on Shankara encapsulates the essence of this titan of Vedantic thought.
Whether one is immersed in yoga or in revelling in outward enjoyment, Whether he in enjoying himself in social company or has retired into solitude, Govidnam happiness certainly cannot be his. Guide to control your senses and seek Govindaemancipator of Lustgreed and anger.
Even then he leaves not the bundle of his desires. He could pardon the polytheism of the people, but not the atheism of Sankhya, or the agnosticism of Buddha. Stanza attributed to sumati. Where is samsAra, the world, when the Truth is known? Being impatient, you are unnecessarily getting angry with me. Take delight to be with the noble and the holy.
Blessed with such vairgya, could any fail to be content? XXIV needs more explanation,if can be. When the wealth is reduced, where is the retinue?
They are fools those who have not Self-knowledge, and they consequently, as a captive in hell, are tortured. Stanza attributed to Subodha. All these are but deceptions for cheating the world, For filling their bellies; Renunciation does not lie in external appearance, but inward thought, attitude and feeling.
Retrieved from ” https: Stanza attributed to yogAnanda. Where are the relatives when wealth is gone? Stanza attributed to toTakAchArya.
This is the way with wealth everywhere. When water is evaporated, where is the lake? Bhaja govindaM is divided into dvAdashamanjarikA stotram and chaturdashamanjarika stotram. Redeem me through Thy meaninb. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Worship Govinda, worship Govinda, Worship Govinda, oh fool! Stanza attributed to surendra. But the storm of desire never leaves. Ram geek passionate about music and photos View all posts by Ram. With whatever you get, entertain your mind, be content.
Hindu texts Sanskrit texts Bhakti movement Adi Shankara. You will come to experience the Lord that dwells in your own heart. Who art thou, where do I come from? During his stay in Kashi, Adi Shankaracharya noticed a very old man studying the rules of Sanskrit by Panini. Translated by Giridhar, M.