भज गोविन्दं Introduction Bhaja Govindam was written by Jagadguru . Appendix: Word meanings The following words and meanings are. Bhaja Govindam was written by Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya. .. The following words and meanings are added as an appendix to allow the. 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;.

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Through disciplined senses and controlled mind, thou shalt come to experience the indwelling Lord of your heart! Search Member Search Keyword. See yourself in everyone and give up all feelings of duality completely. govindzm

I pray to Adi Shakaracharya that by his blessings I may be blessed with darshan of Murari. Stanza attributed to yogAnanda. 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. Anyone who listens to the music of Bhaja govindaM is attracted to it.

The rendition of this hymn by M. Who is my mother and my father? Give up your thirst to amass wealth, devote your mind to thoughts to the Real. Hindu texts Sanskrit texts Bhakti movement Adi Shankara. Stanza attributed to surendra. This text is prepared by volunteers and is to be used for personal study and research.

Alas we humans are condemned by our lust, passion, anger, fears whose bondage is so strong even tough we know it WRONG!

Shankara added the finishing touches by adding five of his own stanzas at the last bringing the total to The fourteen disciples who were with the Master on that occasion are believed to have added one verse each. Where dith samsAra, the world, when the Truth is known? May thou be soon free from Samsara. Where are kin, when wealth disappears?


Thanks for the suchaa wonderful song sriguru. May the AchAryA guide us maening ignorance to truth. These fourteen verses are together called “Chaturdasa-manjarika-Stotra” a hymn consisting of fourteen verse-blossoms. Thus bhaja govindaM was originally known as moha mudgAra, the remover of delusions. Is there no one to guide you? Hence, the hymn bears the title “Dvadasamanjarika- Stotra ” A hymn which is a bunch of twelve verse-blossoms. First time I went through the the 32 coupletsits meaning is immense.

At the time of your death, Rules of grammar will not save you.

Bhaja Govindam

The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the bhajq of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation. Reader is requested to consult a dictionary and commentaries for additional details.

Fail not to remember this again and again in your mind. Be content with what comes through actions already performed in the past. Several writers have written bhhaja on Shankara, but to me Will Durant in his wonderful essay on Shankara encapsulates the essence of this titan of Vedantic thought. Redeem me through Thy mercy.

“BHAJAGOVINDAM” LYRICS by M.S. SUBBULAKSHMI: Bhaja Govindam Lyrics +Meaning

Why this engrossment in thoughts of wealth? Other than chanting the Lord’s names, there is no other way to cross the life’s ocean.

Seeing this, he burst forth with the verses of Bhaja govindaM. But only he whose mind steadily delights in Brahman enjoys bliss, no one else. Knowledge jnana which has become mature is spoken of as devotion bhakti.

Shankara’s words seem to be quite piercing and seem to lack the softness and tenderness bjaja found in his other texts, thus addressing directly.


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Translated by Giridhar, M. But the storm of desire never leaves.

Strange is this samsAra, the world. The former is a set of verses verses while the rest of the verses form charpaTamanjarikA. Even then the attachment is strong and he clings firmly to fruitless desires. Though death brings an end to everything, man does not give-up the sinful path.

Ponder thus, look at everything as essence-less and give up the world as an idle dream. Rules of grammar will not save you at the time of your death. Stanza attributed to Subodha. The reason is that this was an extempore recital to an old man. He could pardon the polytheism of the people, but not the atheism of Sankhya, or the agnosticism of Buddha. These are nothing but a modification of flesh. When that wisdom vignyana is integrated with life and issues out in action, it becomes devotion bhakti.

Distribute your wealth in charity to the poor and the needy. There is a story attached to the composition of this Hymn.

The hymn “Bhaja Govinvam is said to have been composed on this occasion. Without exception, chanting the Lords name, is the only path That will help you cross the limitless ocean of life’s Samsara. The surgeon’s knife cruelly removes the tumour with much pain, but removing the tumour ultimately restores good health in the patient.