Bhaja Govindam is a popular Hindu devotional composition attributed to Adi Shankara. This work of Adi Shankara underscores the view that devotion (Bhakti) to. Govinda leads us from darkness to light, ignorance to knowledge and despair to aspiration. Bhaja Govindam means, always sing the glory of the Lord, who is the . would like to chant Bhaja Govindam with you rather than give one sided lecture. Normally This sounded like those Telugu words and he lost the true meaning.

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Such a soul is beyond the ego and its vanities and joys and sorrows, merits and demerits, good meqning bad, pleasure and pain. Bhaja Govindam, Bhaja Govindam Meaning: He says, first, that read Srimad Bhagavad Gita, as it explains both the goal and the path and also gives different techniques of living and, secondly, recite the thousand names of the Lord with one-pointed devotion. Nothing less than that at any cost.

Generous and positive actions may give some gainful results, but not liberation from birth even in hundred years. Thus, suffering from the ravages of time, one leads an agonising life.

Bhaja Govindam

It is immaterial in what form and by what name a devotee worships God. The one who runs after materialistic gains is Moodhamathi. Now, we have attained this manava janma due to some punya karmas in our earlier births.

Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publ. While Srimad Bhagavad Gita explains in detail what exactly is the secret essence and goal of life and what are the methods by which these can be achieved, the perennial river Ganges symbolises the “spiritual knowledge” for the Hindus. After one’s duties are over every day or for that matter even while doing one’s duties, try to lift up one’s thoughts upto Govinda, as contemplation of Govinda is the most effective means of purifying one’s heart.

All these are various forms of the evil known as desire. As the mind gets tamed, viveka develops to understand the subtler meanings and deep imports of declarations. The extrovert human being goes away not only from Reality but also from himself. Like wise, hate can come only when one sees the other as something different from one. With this bhava, the devotee has to worship the Govinda, who is the knower of each atom of this universe.


Hindu texts Sanskrit texts Bhakti movement Adi Shankara. Therefore, O fool, at least now understand govindm purport of life and cross the life’s ocean with the help of worshiping Govinda and reciting His sacred names with every breath that you take. The banner of Sanatana-dharma was unfurled everywhere from the Himalayas to the Cape Cameron. The jiva will ultimately depart with painful bundles of vasanaas acquired in one’s desire-ridden selfish govinram.

Reflect thus at kn times. It does not mean that one should not have such teluyu, but one should understand the fragility and its limitations, as most of such relations related to body rather than soul. While the past disturbs the present, the future worries it.

Likewise, the acquired knowledge should help us to realise the truth and make us to resolve not to take rest till we achieve the Ultimate. Bhagavan is Bhava Graahi. One will enjoy name and fame as long as one is rich.

He always revels in the peaceful state and govindaam perfect equipoise. Sri Adi Sankaracharya, having understood this practical difficulty of the beginners in devotion, has given a ladder-of-progress, by carefully climbing which, a seeker can comfortably reach the pinnacle of perfection.

Bhaja Govindam – Wikipedia

Then Swamiji explained to him that one should learn Vedanta, etc. The mind waits for a chance to become prey to the deceitful senses. It is true with almost all human beings bhsja when the luck is not in favour, any amount of maneuvers, will not yield desired results and all plans get defeated and routed.

After giving the above three analogies, Sri Adi Sankaracharys asks the sadhaka that when the Truth is realised, where is the Samsara? All through the life, one does not get time to remember Meanint and attach oneself to the Supreme Lord.

After giving a stern warning in the first three Slokas against the arrogance of knowledge, the lure of wealth and the lust for sex, Sri Sankaracharya speaks of the nature of life in this sloka.

They do not plan their lives. In spite of not having any comfort or even bare minimum necessities of life for all practical purposes and yet the iron grip of desire will never leave him unless one is completely surrendered to God.

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He composed a number of hymns to foster the sense of devotion in the hearts of men and this I consider to be his greatest service. There is no short-cut for this. The knowledge that we gain from the books may make our lives happy in a materialistic sense, but that mewning does not teach us anything about our own Self.


Lydics Govindam means, always sing the glory of the Lord, who is the knower of Jivatman or the destiny of beings. Do not fall prey to maddening delusion and get enticed at the sight of the physical glamour of women having full bosom of young maidens and their wth, as these are nothing but a modification of flesh and fat. By allowing the mind besieged by the worries and thoughts of wife and wealth, one is making it impoverished.

The impact of His teachings is so strong and deep that the roots of His Advaita Vedanta or philosophy are firmly established as long as human race exists. Nachiketa’s exchange of words with Yamaraja Lord Deathbhaaj all gifts that He offers to him for learning the same true knowledge, which Sri Adi Sankaracharya is preaching, will bear the true testimony.

As age progresses and when one becomes old, one submerges oneself in anxieties and fears. While struggling for these mundane pleasures, he loses equipoise due to greed, lust, power, and many such evils. I have no words to express myself and I am thankful to HIM from the core of my heart for His inspiration to accomplish this sacred assignment. That is the reason, one witg be ever ready to eschew the desire the moment it springs in the mind, especially when such a desire it unreasonable, sexual and inconceivable.

The basic purpose of human existence is to realise the Self. One will understand that the body is perishable and the soul is imperishable and one should not become victim of erroneous attachments and the transient ogvindam of these relations.