Bhaja Govindam official lyrics by M. S. Subbulakshmi: Bhajagovindam Bhajagovindam Govindam Bhaja Moodhamathe Samprapte Sannihite. Bhaja Govindam is a popular Hindu devotional composition attributed to Adi Shankara. This work of Adi Shankara underscores the view that devotion (Bhakti) to. Bhaja Govindam [Praise/Seek Govinda (Vishnu)] also known as Moha Mudgara ( Hammer [to shatter] illusion) is a popular 8th century Hindu devotional.
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Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publ. Views Read Edit View history. The hymn “Bhaja Govindam” is said to have been composed on this occasion. Retrieved 30 December Translated bjaja Giridhar, M. Wikisource has original text related to this article: The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation.
The composition consists of thirty-three verses. 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.
| Bhaja Govindam – Telugu
At the time of your death, Rules of grammar will not save you. Worship Govinda, worship Govinda, Worship Govinda, oh fool! If it does not get transformed into devotion bhaktisuch knowledge jnana is useless tinsel. These fourteen verses are together called “Chaturdasa-manjarika-Stotra” a hymn consisting of fourteen verse-blossoms.
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. Sanskrit Wikisource has original text related to this article: Knowledge jnana which has become mature is spoken of as devotion bhakti.
Published by Chinmaya Publications Trust, Rajagopalachari put in his commentary, “When intelligence jnana matures and lodges securely in the heart, it becomes wisdom vignyana. Hindu texts Sanskrit texts Bhakti movement Adi Shankara. Central Chinmaya Mission Trust, The fourteen disciples who were with the Master on that occasion are believed to have added one verse each. There is a story attached to the composition of this Hymn.
It is said that Shri Adi Shankaracharya, accompanied by his disciples, was walking lyric a street in Varanasi one day when he came across an aged scholar reciting the rules of Sanskrit grammar repeatedly bhama the street.
Subbulakshmi is very popular. When that wisdom vignyana is integrated with life and issues out in action, it becomes devotion bhakti.
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. 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:. Chronology of Hindu texts. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts.
This page was last edited on 30 Augustat Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. The rendition of this hymn by M. The first stanza of the composition, featuring the eponymous line “Bhaja Govindam”, reads as follows: Besides the refrain of the song beginning with tepugu words “Bhaja Govindam”, Shankaracharya is said gobindam have sung twelve other verses.
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, the Smarthasbut also with Vaishnavas and others.