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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The fourteen disciples who were with the Master on that occasion are believed to have added one verse each. Bhaja govindaM has been set to musical tones and sung as prayer songs by children.
Stanza attributed to Anandagiri. The hymn “Bhaja Govindam” is said to have been composed on this occasion. These are nothing but a modification of flesh. Is there no one to guide you?
Why this engrossment in thoughts of wealth? He also established the importance of monastic life as sanctioned in the Upanishads and Brahma Sutra, in a time when the Mimamsa school established strict ritualism and ridiculed monasticism.
Bhaja Govindam – Wikipedia
Sanskrit Wikisource has original text related to this article: S C rated it it was amazing Mar 14, Stanza attributed to nityanAtha. Stanza attributed to medhAtithira. Just govnidam moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Besides the refrain of the song beginning with the words “Bhaja Govindam”, Shankaracharya is said to have sung twelve govindwm verses. Eucaristos marked it as to-read Apr 11, Freed from vices and virtues, onward he wanders.
The person thus awakened gets set on a path to the inner road back to the God principle. Old age passes away by thinking over many things.
Shankara added the finishing touches by adding five of his own stanzas at the last bringing the total to Kavs marked it as to-read Feb 01, What is the purpose of life?
Translated by Giridhar, M. Perform these with care, with extreme care. Though death brings an end to everything, man does not give-up the sinful path.
Return to Book Page. Your anger and impatience is meaningless. Jack Ramsubhag marked it as to-read Apr 04, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Worship Govinda, worship Govinda, Worship Govinda, oh fool! Published by Chinmaya Publications Trust, But only he whose mind steadily delights in Brahman enjoys bliss, no one else. Bhaja govindaM is one of the minor compositions of the spiritual giant, Adi Shankaracharya. Ponder thus, look at everything as essence-less and give up the world as an idle dream.
These fourteen verses are together called “Chaturdasa-manjarika-Stotra” a hymn consisting of fourteen verse-blossoms. Distribute your wealth in charity to the poor and the needy.