भज गोविन्दं Introduction Bhaja Govindam was written by Jagadguru . Appendix: Word meanings The following words and meanings are added as an . भगवद् = god’s; गीता = song (here the scripture `bhagavatgItA’);. Bhaja Govindam was written by Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya. A biography of .. The following words and meanings are added as an appendix to allow the .. गीता = song (here the scripture ‘bhagavatgItA’);. िकि त ्. Bhaja Govindam [Praise/Seek Govinda (Vishnu)] also known as Moha Mudgara ( Hammer [to अवतार-वरिष्ठाय रामकृष्णाय ते नमः ॥ meaning “( Salutations) to the establisher . Besides the refrain of the song beginning with the words “Bhaja Govindam”, Shankaracharya is said to have sung twelve other verses.

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Who is your son? They are fools those who have not Self-knowledge, and they consequently, as a captive in hell, are tortured. Free yourself from the illusion of the world of Maya and attain the timeless Truth. His words can be compared to a knife of a surgeon.

This is the way with wealth everywhere. He whose mind revels in Brahman, he enjoys, verily, he alone enjoys. Stanza attributed to sumati. Part of a series on.

But no one at home cares to even have a word with him when his body totters govinndam to old age. The fourteen disciples who were with the Master on that occasion are believed to have added one verse each.

Stanza attributed to nityanAtha. Supremely wonderful indeed is this samsara. The background of Bhaja GovindaM is worth examining. Thanks for the suchaa wonderful song sriguru. Reflect thus at all times. But when the soul departs from the body, even his wife runs away in fear of the corpse. Stanza below is attributed to padmapAda. The reason is that this was an extempore recital to an old man. This is but a modification of flesh and fat. See meajing in everyone and give up all feelings of duality completely.


In this prayer, Adi Shankaracharya emphasizes the importance of devotion for God as a means to spiritual development and to liberation from the cycle of birth and death.

Bhaja Govindam – Wikipedia

May you become liberated soon from the samsara through the discipline of the sense-organs and the mind. May the AchAryA guide us from ignorance to truth. Hence, the hymn bears the title “Dvadasamanjarika- Stotra ” A hymn which is a bunch of twelve verse-blossoms.

Time sports and life ebbs away. But only he whose mind steadily delights in Brahman enjoys bliss, no one else.

At the time of your death, Rules of grammar will not save you. Blessed with such vairgya, could any fail to be content? Why this engrossment in thoughts of wealth? Later on, when you come tolive with an old, infirm body, no one at home cares to speak even a word with you!! Is there not for you the One who ordains? Can I get detailed elaboration of Bhaj Govindam in Hindi or English presented by any great scholar or saint?

You will come to experience the Lord that dwells in your own heart. Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publ. Each word in Bhaja Govindam is pregnant with meaning and the composition is a sort of short synopsis of the teachings of Santana Dharma. Create in your mind, devoid of govjndam, thoughts of the Reality. What use is a lake which has no water?


Bhaja Govindam

A milder approach would delay the matter. From self-settledness comes JIvan muktI.

From Satsangh comes non-attachment, from non-attachment comes freedom from delusion, which leads to self-settledness. Stanza attributed to Subodha.

Govindan anger and impatience is meaningless. From where do I come? The Acharya is believed to have composed lgrics Bhajagovindam during his famous pilgrimage to Kashi Benares. The 31 stanza composition in Sanskrit is not just a devotional song. Very readily one indulges in carnal pleasures; later on, alas, come diseases of the body. Stanza attributed to Hastamalaka.

I pray to Adi Shakaracharya that by his blessings I may be blessed with darshan of Murari. Search Member Search Keyword. 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. The matter is urgent, as the Acharya explains in the next verse, for, when the hour of death approaches without any forewarning, the hard-learned verses of grammar are not going to save the poor soul.

Know that the whole world remains a prey to disease, ego and grief. This text is prepared by volunteers and is to be used for personal study and research.

Stanza attributed to hastAmalaka.