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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One who lives in communion with god enjoys bliss, pure and uncontaminated, like a child and as an intoxicated. Give up all attachments and renounce all comforts.

Why this engrossment in thoughts of wealth? May you become liberated soon from the samsara through the discipline of the sense-organs and the mind. This work of Adi Shankara underscores the view that devotion Bhakti to God, Govinda, is a vastly important part of general spirituality, as emphasised by Bhakti Yoga and the Bhakti movement.

Blessed with such vairagya, could any snd to be content? Part of a series on. Wealth is not welfare, truly there is no joy in it. This is the way with wealth everywhere. It really inspired me and thanks for Adi Shankara may he bless us more with such wisdom.


INDIASPIRITUALITY: English Translation of Bhaja Govindam by Adi Shankara

The head has turned grey. Vhaja, devoid of jnana, nothing can give mukthi even at the end of a hundred births. Even though in the world the ultimate end is death, even then man leaves not his sinful behaviour. Who is my mother, who is my father? The reason is that this was an extempore recital to an old man. Stanza attributed to nityAnanda.

Ad up your thirst to amass wealth, devote your mind to thoughts to the Real. Old age passes away by thinking over many past things. Stanza attributed to Anandagiri. In the three worlds it is the association-with-good-people alone that can serve as a boat to cross the sea of change, birth and death. From Satsangh comes non-attachment, from non-attachment comes freedom from delusion, which leads to self-settledness.

It is a knife into the heart of worldliness, and by removing this tumour of ignorance, we can attain everlasting bliss with the grace of Govinda. A censure lyrids implied when the Acharya calls the man a fool Moodhamathe. Shankara added the finishing touches by adding five of his own stanzas at the last bringing the total to Govincam 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.


Cast into hell they suffer there endlessly.

Bhaja Govindam

Regularly recite from the Govinxam, meditate on Vishnu [thro’ Vishnu sahasranama] in your heart, lyricw chant His thousand glories. Still in his heart, he is a wretched puppet at the hands of passions. To the rich, there is fear even from his own son. The 31 stanza composition in Sanskrit is not just a devotional song. There are no evidences to prove the exact individual authorship of these 14 verses, we have some traditional hearsay eviences as attribution.

The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation.

The refrain “Bhaja Govindam” which defines the composition and gives it its name invokes the almighty meaniny the aspect of Vishnu ; it is therefore very popular not only with Sri Adi Shankaracharya’s immediate followers, the Smarthasbut also with Vaishnavas and others. Take delight to be with the noble and the holy.

He then will have no altercation with Yama. Perform these with care, with extreme care. And yet, one leaves not the gusts of desires.

Who is your wife? The rendition of this hymn by M.

Stanza attributed to surendra. These are nothing but a modification of flesh. Stanza attributed to medhaatithira.