bhaja govindam sloka 1 bhajagovindam bhajagovindam govindam bhaja moodhamathe samprapte meaning: bhaja – seek, govinda – the lord govinda, moodhamathe – o fool, o ignoramus, Bhajagovindam Lyrics Meaning English. This English translation of Bhaja Govindam was found in a magazine published in Autumn by the Sivananda Ashram. The magazine also. Bhaja Govindam. Jaldhar H. Vyas jaldhar at With the help > of Monier-Williams’ dictionary I didn’t succeed. That’s because it is not a word.

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Know that the whole world remains a prey to disease, ego and grief. Regulate the pranas, remain unaffected by external influences and discriminate between the real and the fleeting. Youth is lost by attachment to woman. A small excerpt is provided herein as well as a link to the complete article. Stanza attributed to Nityananda. Hence, the hymn bears the title “Dvadasamanjarika- Stotra ” A hymn which is a bunch of twelve verse-blossoms. Strength has left the old man’s body; his head has become bald, his gums toothless and leaning on crutches.

To the rich, there is fear even from his own son. Of whom are you? Govinda be Praised, O You mindless fool! Hindu texts Sanskrit texts Bhakti movement Adi Shankara.

Stanza attributed to Anandagiri. Stanza attributed to Subodha.

Bhaja Govindam

Brother, ponder over these truths here. The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation.

From where have engish come? 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 grammar.


bhaaj If it does not get transformed into devotion bhaktisuch knowledge jnana is useless tinsel. If you want to attain soon the Vishnu-status, be equal-minded in all circumstances. Published by Chinmaya Publications Trust, He whose mind revels in Brahman, he enjoys, verily, he alone enjoys. In this prayer, Adi Shankaracharya emphasizes the importance of devotion for God as a means to spiritual development and gocindam liberation from the cycle of birth and death.

Born again, death again, birth again to stay in the mother’s womb! From self-settledness comes Jeevan Mukti. But there is hardly anyone mezning wants to be lost in parabrahmam. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Part of a series on. Regularly recite from the Meabing, meditate on Vishnu [thro’ Vishnu sahasranama] in your heart, and chant His thousand glories. There is only one thing in three worlds that can save you from the ocean from samsara. Understand, the very world is consumed by disease and conceit, and is riddled with pangs. Public domain Public domain false false.

Bhaja Govindam in English Verse, by Girdhar Gopal | Sulekha Creative

Very readily one indulges in carnal pleasures; later on, alas, come diseases of the body. Distribute your wealth in charity to the poor and the needy.

O ,Foolish one,why this constant grasping for wealth? This prompted Sri Sankara to burst out this composition, a gogindam of rebuke to foolish way of living.

But no one at home cares to even have a word with bhqja when his body totters due to old age. These are nothing but a modification of flesh. Time sports and life ebbs away. This bouquet of twelve verses was imparted to a grammarian by the all-knowing Shankara, adored as the meabing. Stanza attributed to Hastamalaka. It may be added here that the tone of Bhajagovindam is not at all soft, but somewhat striking, in spite of its exotic poetic beauty and perfection of composition.


Born among the studious Nambudiri Brahmans of Malabar, he rejected the luxuries of the world, and while still a youth became a Sanyasi, englidh unpretentiously the gods of the Hindu pantheon, and yet mystically absorbed in the vision of all-embracing Brahman. The life of a man is as uncertain as rain drops trembling on a lotus leaf. Who is your wife?

INDIASPIRITUALITY: English Translation of Bhaja Govindam by Adi Shankara

XXXII bhajagovindam bhajagovindam govindam bhajamuudhamate naamasmaranaadanyamupaayam nahi pashyaamo bhavatarane. Stanza attributed to medhaatithira.

Retrieved 30 December Guide to control your senses and seek Govindaemancipator of Lustgreed and anger. Time loots away all these in a moment. Being impatient, you are unnecessarily getting angry with me. Who art thou, where do I come from? Stanza attributed to Nityanatha. Each word in Bhaja Govindam is pregnant with meaning and the composition is a sort of short synopsis of the teachings of Santana Dharma. Stanza attributed to Totakacharya.