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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Swamiji asked that person to go and play foot-ball and come back to receive the lessons. To achieve this, one has to undertake Japa, a kind of training to balance the mind.
It contains fundamentals of Vedanta, which are taught in simple and musical verses so that, even from childhood one can grow up amidst the melody of Advaita. So, sajjana sangati, i. Like-wise, surrendering oneself at the altar of Narayana by reciting Sri Vishnusahasranamams and thereby getting oneself attuned to Him is the true worship.
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.
One may escape any or all other hardships, but death and the parting of ways are inevitable. Sri Adi Sankaracharya has provided an easy remedy to overcome the feeling of duality.
As one proceeds in this path, withdrawing one’s mind at will without much difficulty, from all sense-objects, will become fovindam and one reaches a state of relative thoughtlessness Samaadhi. Time cuts off the days of life and the death snatches away the life. In other words, one should conquer the sensory objects from within through constant contemplation and effort instead of running away from them or controlling them forcefully. Living in flesh and implicitly obeying to the wretched body-consciousness is universally very easy for any one, as the body wants such sensory pleasures or gratification and no practice kn necessary for mfaning, but to fight against its own low instincts and come to win the divine mastery over the flesh is very difficult.
Life is wasted in the quest of what is transient and lydics. Bhaja Govindam, Bhaja Govindam. He says that when the mind is drawn to something evil, seek the company of the good, noble and holy people. Human meaing being what it is, faculties and capacities must necessarily wane away, since age must sap all physical and intellectual efficiencies.
Angam – the body, Galitam – has been worn out, Palitam – has turned grey, Mundam – the bhsja the headDasanaviheenam – toothless, Jaatam – has become, Tundam – mouth, Vriddhah – the old man, Yaati – moves goes about, Griheetvaa – having taken leaning onDandam – his staff, Tadapi – even then, Na – never, Munchaty – leaves, Aasaapindam – the bundle of desires.
Though aware of the delusion, at no period of one’s life, does one seek to know the Real. One has to make every effort to perfect this impossible art. The disciple used to put his emaning faith in the Guru and the Guru used to free the disciple from the vagaries of birth and death. Those lips never cursed anyone, never even criticised anyone.
Telugu songs and lyrics — Welcome to the world of music : Bhaja Govindam — Adi Shankaracharya
Because, if one desire is satisfied, another wells up. It is immaterial in what form and by what name a devotee worships God. The knowledge that we gain from the books may make our lives happy in a materialistic sense, but that knowledge does not teach us anything about our own Self.
It is definitely a difficult task to overcome this state of mind at the moment, but through consistent sadhana and rational approach, one develops the ability to look within oneself totally to get freedom from these bonds.
Like this, one has to surrender oneself to His grace, imploring and beseeching for HIS mercy, as He is karunasagara and only He can excuse one, in spite of all the sins one commits. The best, easiest and the only way for such a conduct is to associate onself with good and enlightened men, which provides occasion for one to practice withdrawal from desire and attachment.
As long as one is in the grip of desires, whether one is young or old, one strives to fulfil them. Baalah Taavat – so long as one is in his childhood, Kreedaa – towards play to play, Aasaktah – one is attached, Tarunah Taavat – a youth so long as one is in youthTarunee – towards young women towards passionSaktah – one is attached, Vriddhah Taavat – so long as one is old an old manChintaa – towards anxiety, Aasaktah – one is attached, Pare – to the Supreme, Brahmani – Brahman, Kah Api – any one alasKopi na – no one is seenSaktah – attached.
Then Lobha or greed signifies the profitless pursuit of things unaware of their real nature and lack of value. As the fish, which are close to the net, do not fall in the net, so as the wifh, who are close teluguu the feet of the Lord do not get entangled in meaninng Maya-chakra. Yes, it is possible that though one is engaged in worldly concerns and not immersed in meditation, one can still turn one’s mind towards God and be fixed on Him.
Naturally, the first questions is who am I? Before one’s birth, there is no such relationship as ‘father’ and ‘mother’, but once the body came into existence, we have relations. So, one has to be careful in one’s systematic and regular training to reach the Ljrics Reality. To give up truly is to abandon the desires that work up the mind.
Only that person, who is rich and wealthy, earns reverence, respect, power and is adored by others, as most of the people are under the wrong notion or delusion that only money can purchase anything and everything.
Bhagavan is Bhava Graahi.
Identifying oneself with “I” is the biggest stumbling block for the spiritual progress. The intelligence should ever awake and work as a guard to the mind, as only the intelligence is bestowed with the discriminatory powers between good and bad, true and false, permanent and impermanent, reality and appearance, etc.
As one keeps on contemplating and meditating on such questions, the delusion will vanish and one will be at peace. Nachiketa’s exchange of words lyrjcs Yamaraja Lord Deathrejecting all gifts that He offers to him for learning the same true knowledge, which Sri Adi Sankaracharya is preaching, will bear the true testimony.