bhaja govindaṃ Introduction Bhaja Govindam was written by Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya. A biography of Shankara and his other. Download Stotram Lyrics (pdf & direct Links). ⇒ Bhaja Govindam In Sanskrit / Hindi: Bhaja Govindam was written by Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya. BhajaGovindam is one of the smaller texts composed by Adi Sankaracharya. ( When The original title of Bhaja Govindam is Moha Mudgara.

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If you wish to attain the status of Vishnu, have samabhAva, equanimity, always.

Bhaja govijdam has been set to musical tones and sung as prayer songs by children. Distribute your wealth in charity to the poor and the needy. Rajagopalachari put in his commentary, “When intelligence jnana matures and lodges securely in the heart, it becomes wisdom vignyana. Shankara’s words seem to be quite piercing and seem to lack the softness and tenderness often found in his other texts, thus addressing directly. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

There is only one thing in three worlds that can save you from the ocean of samsAra, get into the boat of satsanga, company of good people, quickly. It is said that Shri Adi Shankaracharya, accompanied by his disciples, was walking along a street in Varanasi one day when he came across an aged scholar reciting the rules of Sanskrit grammar repeatedly on the street. This is the way of wealth everywhere. The person thus awakened gets set on a path to the inner road back to the God principle.


Shankara was touched with pity at seeing the plight of the old man spending his years at a mere intellectual accomplishment while he would be better off praying and spending time to control his mind. Who is my mother, who is my father? Retrieved from ” https: The last two verses in this version is not found in all editions.

Know that the whole world remains a prey to disease, ego and grief. Sanskrit Wikisource has original text related to this article: From where do I come? Taking pity on him, Adi Shankara went up to the scholar and advised him not to waste his time on grammar at his age but to turn his mind to God in worship and adoration, which would only save him from this vicious cycle of life and death.

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Seeing this, he burst forth with the verses of Bhaja govindaM. What is the purpose of life? Sri Adi Shankaracharya Swami Deity: A biography of Shankara and his other compositions of Vedic literature can be found in the shankara.

What is the purpose of life?

Why this engrossment in thoughts of wealth? Thus bhaja govindaM was originally known as moha mudgAra, the remover of delusions. Seeing truth revealed before them, still the foolish ones see it not. Freed from vices and virtues, onward he wanders. Time plays and life ebbs away.


Bhaja Govindam

Please help to maintain respect for volunteer spirit. Even then the attachment is strong and he clings firmly to fruitless desires. They may not follow exact word construction in the above verses. When that wisdom vignyana is integrated with life and issues out in action, it becomes devotion bhakti.

It is divided into dvAdashamanjarikA and charpaTapanjarikA for this purpose. Who is your son? Translated by Giridhar, M. There is a story attached to the composition of this Hymn. Shankara understood that the majority of the world was also engaged in mere intellectual, sense pleasures and not in the divine contemplation.

But no one at home cares to even have a word with him when his body totters due to old age.

Take delight to be with the noble and the holy. These are nothing but a modification of flesh. Thus stanzas with 1st as refrain are called dvAdashmanjarika stotram.