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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The composition consists of thirty-three verses. What is the Truth? Other than chanting the Lord’s names, there is no other way to cross the life’s ocean. Shankara explains, nay chides, us for spending our time in useless trivia like amassing wealth, lusting after wo men and requests us to discriminate and cultivate the knowledge to learn the difference between the real and the unreal.

Fail not to remember this again and again in your mind. Is there no one to guide you? Old age passes away by thinking over many things. Time plays and life ebbs away. Though death brings an lyeics to everything, man does not give-up the sinful path. It is indeed hard to cross this boundless ocean of samsAra. Shankara added the finishing touches by adding five of his own stanzas at the last bringing the total to Retrieved from ” https: Brother, ponder over these truths. Blessed with givindam vairgya, could any fail to be content?

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Meaning In English source 2 stotraratna. Stanza attributed to hastAmalaka. Each one of these are destroyed within a minute by time. May thou be soon free from Samsara.

Stanza attributed to yogAnanda. Thus bhaja govindaM was originally known as moha mudgAra, the lyricx of delusions. 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.

bhana Though sung as a bhajan, it contains the essence of Vedanta and implores the man to think, Why am I here in this life? It is divided into dvAdashamanjarikA and charpaTapanjarikA for this purpose. The person thus awakened gets set on a path to the inner road back to the God principle.

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The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation. From where have you come? Published by Chinmaya Publications Trust, Your anger and impatience is meaningless. What is the purpose of life? 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.

Hence, the hymn bears the title “Dvadasamanjarika- Stotra ” A hymn which is a bunch of twelve verse-blossoms.


But no one at home cares to even have a word with him when his body totters due to old age. In 31 verses, he. Seeing truth revealed before them, still the foolish ones see it not. At the time of your death, Rules of grammar will not save you. These are nothing but a modification of flesh. Thus stanzas with 1st as refrain are called dvAdashmanjarika stotram.

Seeing this, he burst forth with the verses of Bhaja govindaM. The last two verses in this version is not found in all editions.

Bhaja Govindam

Take delight to be with the noble and the holy. A rich man fears even his own son. It is a knife into swnskrit heart of worldliness, and by removing this tumour of ignorance, we can attain everlasting bliss with the grace of Govinda.

When that wisdom vignyana is integrated with life and issues out in action, it becomes devotion bhakti. Stanza attributed to toTakAchArya. Stanza attributed to vArttikakAra sureshvara.

Youth is lost by attachment to woman. Meaning In English source 1 sanskritdocuments. His words can be compared to a knife of a surgeon. Be content with what comes through actions already performed in the past. This is the way of wealth everywhere. He then will have no altercation with Yama.