The first stanza of the composition, featuring the eponymous line “Bhaja Govindam”, reads as follows. BhajaGovindam is one of the smaller texts composed by Adi Sankaracharya. ( When The original title of Bhaja Govindam is Moha Mudgara. Adi Sankaracharya’s Bhaja Govindam ; Original Sanskrit Text With Roman Transliteration Word For Word Meaning, Purport, Introductory Note.
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During his stay in Kashi, Adi Shankaracharya noticed a very old man studying the rules govibdam Sanskrit by Panini. Worship Govinda, worship Govinda, Worship Govinda, oh fool!
From where do I come? In 31 verses, he, like no other, explains our fallacies, our wrong outlook for life, and dispels our ignorance and delusions.
Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Rajagopalachari put in his commentary, “When intelligence matures and lodges securely in the heart, it becomes wisdom. Where are the relatives when wealth is gone? Though sung as a bhajan, it contains the essence of Vedanta and implores the man to think, Why am I here in this life? Seeing this, he burst forth with the verses of Bhaja govindaM. Palanivelrajan marked it as to-read Apr 22, Of whom are you?
These fourteen verses are together called sahskrit a hymn consisting of fourteen verse-blossoms. His works in Sanskrit concern themselves with establishing the doctrine of advaita nondualism. Shankara travelled across India and other parts of South Asia to propagate his philosophy through discourses and debates with other thinkers.
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But only he whose mind steadily delights in Brahman enjoys bliss, no one else. So sanskgit Shankara’s words, which pierce and point out our ignorance. Trivia About Adi Sankaracharya This page was last edited on 30 Augustat They may not follow exact word construction in the above verses.
Be content with what comes through actions already performed in the past. Thus bhaja govindaM was originally known as moha mudgAra, the remover of delusions.
Why this engrossment in thoughts of wealth? If it does not get transformed into devotion, such knowledge is useless tinsel.
It is indeed hard to cross this boundless ocean goovindam samsAra. Stanza attributed to yogAnanda. Badri Ojha marked it as to-read Mar 14, Brother, ponder over these truths.
Chant the holy name of God and silence the turbulent mind. Chronology of Hindu texts.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is divided into dvAdashamanjarikA and charpaTapanjarikA for this purpose. May thou be soon free from Samsara. Stanza attributed to nityanAtha. But the storm of desire never leaves. The surgeon’s knife cruelly removes the tumour with much pain, but removing the tumour ultimately restores good health in the patient.
John rated it really liked it Nov 18, Word meanings The following words and meanings are added as an appendix to allow the reader to learn Sanskrit words. Freed from vices and virtues, onward he wanders. Sharma Bharat marked it as to-read Feb 10, Free yourself from the illusion of the world of Maya and attain the timeless Truth.
Mahalinga marked it as to-read Dec 07, The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation. Kuntal Trivedi marked it as to-read May 23, When that wisdom is integrated with life and issues out in action, it becomes devotion.
Tejal rated it it was amazing Goindam 16, 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. Rajagopalachari put in his commentary, “When intelligence jnana matures and lodges securely in the heart, it becomes wisdom vignyana. From self-settledness comes JIvan muktI. Perform these with care, with extreme care.
The former is a set of verses verses while the rest of the verses form charpaTamanjarikA. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. For this song Swami Chinmaya’s commentary investigates the depths of this song.
Stanza attributed to hastAmalaka.