The first stanza of the composition, featuring the eponymous line “Bhaja Govindam”, reads as follows. About the author Govindachandra Sahu illustrious son of Lokanath Sahu and Kashidevi born at Chatiya village of Jaipur district. He qualified B. Tech in Bhaja Govindam – Introduction. •. The basic purpose of human existence is to realize the Self. •. Adi Sankaracharya brought in the non-dual.

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Please help to maintain respect for volunteer spirit. Word meanings The following words and meanings are added as an appendix to allow the reader to learn Sanskrit words.

Having served at various key positions, and also achieving the highest position of Chief Engineer of Chief Engineer sanskrig Irrigation department, he retired in the year Know that the whole world remains a prey to disease, ego and grief. Stanza attributed to medhAtithira. Of whom are you?

This page was last edited on 30 Augustat Tech in and obtained M. Stanza attributed to hastAmalaka. Stanza below is attributed to padmapAda. However, the significance of the text goes much deeper and contains a well defined philosophy of attaining salvation. Thanks many times over! In 31 verses, he, like no other, explains our fallacies, our govindaj outlook for life, and dispels our ignorance and delusions.

His words can be compared to a knife of a surgeon. Shankara explains, nay chides, us for spending our time in useless trivia like amassing wealth, lusting after wo men and requests us to discriminate and cultivate the knowledge to learn the difference between the real and the unreal.


At the time of your death, Rules of grammar will not save you. It is classified as a prakaraNa grantha, a primer to the major works. One who lives in communion with god enjoys bliss, pure and uncontaminated, like a child and as an intoxicated. Stanza attributed to vArttikakAra sureshvara. Stanza attributed to nityAnanda. I’m intrested in Yoga,Meditation,Vedanta ,Upanishads,so,i’m naturally happy i found many rare titles in your unique garden!

Sanskrit Wikisource has original text related to this article: Hence, sanxkrit hymn bears the title “Dvadasamanjarika- Stotra ” A hymn which is a bunch of twelve verse-blossoms.

Bhaja Govindam

Ponder thus, look at everything as essence-less and give up the world as an idle dream. The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation. Subbulakshmi is very popular. Old age passes away by thinking over many things. 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.

भज गोविन्दम्: Bhaj Govindam with a Sanskrit Commentary

Shankara understood that the majority of the world was also engaged in mere intellectual, sense pleasures and not in the divine contemplation. Bhaja govindaM is one of the minor compositions of the spiritual giant, Adi Shankaracharya.

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These fourteen verses are together called “Chaturdasa-manjarika-Stotra” a hymn consisting of fourteen verse-blossoms.


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Yet, devoid of jnana, nothing can give mukti even at the end of a hundred births.

Chronology of Hindu texts. The background of Bhaja GovindaM is worth examining. Their delivery is prompt, packaging very secure byaj the price reasonable. Stanza attributed to yogAnanda. During his service and afterwards, he involved himself in the medium and large irrigation projects, their planning, as well as implementation. You will be informed as and when your card is viewed.

Thus stanzas govijdam 1st as refrain are called dvAdashmanjarika stotram. Wonderful items and service!

Redeem me through Thy mercy. Fools are they sanskfit are blind to the Self. Reflect thus at all times. As a jewel to his crest of awards, he was conferred highest award by Orissa Sahitya Academy in the year During his stay in Kashi, Adi Shankaracharya noticed a very old man studying the rules of Sanskrit by Panini.

Anyone who listens to the music of Bhaja govindaM is attracted to it. Taking pity on him, Adi Shankara went up to the scholar and advised him not to waste his time on grammar at his age but to turn his mind to God in worship and adoration, which would only save him from this vicious cycle of life and death.