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Bhakti in the hearts of men. One of these hymns is the famous Bhaja Govindam. The way of devotion, is not different from the way of knowledge. Bhaja Govindham (with Lyrics)akshmi Duration: min. Views: Category: Music. Bhaja Govindam – Swaralaya Puraskaram Duration. Bhaja Govindam is a popular Hindu devotional composition attributed to Adi Shankara. This work of Adi Shankara underscores the view that devotion (Bhakti) to.

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Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. Taking pity on him, Adi Shankara went up to the scholar and advised him not to waste bhsja 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.

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Published by Chinmaya Publications Trust, Hence, the hymn bears the title “Dvadasamanjarika- Stotra ” A hymn which is a bunch of twelve verse-blossoms.

The first stanza of the composition, featuring the eponymous line “Bhaja Govindam”, reads as follows: The refrain “Bhaja Govindam” which defines the composition and gives it its name invokes the almighty in the aspect of Vishnu ; it is therefore very popular not only with Sri Adi Shankaracharya’s immediate followers, gobindam Smarthasbut also with Vaishnavas and others.


Central Chinmaya Mission Trust, These fourteen verses are together called “Chaturdasa-manjarika-Stotra” a hymn consisting of fourteen verse-blossoms. There is a story attached to the composition of this Hymn. Translated by Giridhar, M.

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Wikisource has original text related to this article: Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 30 Augustat It 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 relugu Sanskrit grammar repeatedly on the street.

The composition consists of thirty-three verses. The rendition of this lyyrics by M. Part of a series on.

The fourteen disciples who were with the Master on that occasion are believed to have added one verse each. Sanskrit Wikisource has original text related to this article: Chronology glvindam Hindu texts.

Besides the refrain of the song beginning with the words “Bhaja Govindam”, Shankaracharya is said to have sung twelve other verses. 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.

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Bhaja Govindam

When that wisdom vignyana is integrated with buaja and issues out in action, it becomes devotion bhakti. At the time of your death, Rules of grammar will not save you.


Hindu texts Sanskrit texts Bhakti movement Adi Shankara. Subbulakshmi is very popular. Many scholars hold that this composition encapsulates with both brevity and simplicity the substance of all Vedantic thought found in whatever other works that Adi Shankaracharya wrote:. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Knowledge jnana which has become lrics is spoken of as devotion bhakti.

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Retrieved 30 December 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. If it does not get transformed into devotion bhaktisuch knowledge jnana is useless tinsel. The hymn “Bhaja Govindam” is said to have been composed on this occasion.

Rajagopalachari put in his commentary, “When intelligence jnana matures and lodges securely in the heart, it becomes wisdom vignyana.

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