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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By allowing the mind besieged by the worries and thoughts of wife and wealth, one is making it impoverished. Praana consists of five distinct modifications. Precisely for this reason, our elders keep telling us to remember God’s name or Govinda always, so that one day the heart is filled with HIS love and it will be lifted upto HIM.

Free yourself from desire or lustanger, greed, and delusion. It is my good fortune and the result of some good deeds of my earlier birth that I could think of undertaking such a task.

Excessive money or wealth is not a source of happiness by itself. It is full of nectar for the students who are capable of entering the bottom of Vedanta. The knowledge that we gain from the books may make our lives happy in a witb sense, but that knowledge does not teach us anything about our own Self.

We might have passed through several lives and lived through the two passions of thirst for wealth and instinctive hunger for flesh of women or men. At the same time, one should not indulge in criticism of others, who do telguu believe in God or who are not devotees, as despise them would be arrogance.

Neither the vaasanaas of past janma or the worries of future will trouble the children. Bhaja Govindaj, Bhaja Govindam Meaning: One has to use one’s freedom to rationally judge even one’s own inclinations, temperaments and tendencies, and reject them when they are found to be foolish and dangerous. So, one should understand the fallacy of this argument and train the mind from the childhood itself to start practicing recitation of the Lord’s lyrjcs with every breath that one inhales and exhales, otherwise it is just impossible to remember God’s name at the time of death.


Telugu songs and lyrics — Welcome to the world of music : Bhaja Govindam — Adi Shankaracharya

How to get over this delusion? Retrieved from ” https: One of these hymns is the famous Bhaja Telutu. Subjugation to the natural passions is a common scene, but victory of the soul by subjugating the same natural passions is possible only with the aid of Lord. Published by Chinmaya Publications Trust, As the head and body bows before the deity, the manas and the vachanam should also portray the same attitude and this attitude should continue to grow deeper and deeper, till one completely forgets what the negative feeling is.

So, all methods we apply to acquire wealth will only lead us to disarray and bhama and results finally in degradation, as attachment brings byaja worries.

Yes, it is a very difficult task to achieve in worldly life. There are several means suggested by our great ancestors, which are valid for all times. Only that will give relief from the vicious cycle of birth-death-birth.

The aged person expressed his inability to do so, because of his old age. When that wisdom vignyana is integrated with life and issues out in action, it becomes devotion bhakti. To develop such an intense feeling, one has to resort to Sadhana and there is no other way out except this. When one’s capacity wanes away with the age and the body becomes infirm and decays, all those around, who once was their social strength, leave and a time comes even bhja family members desist from speaking with that person.

The water drop on the lotus-leaf is very unsteady and has extremely uncertain existence, so also is bhajja. Sincere and devotional reading of holy books will fill one’s heart with humility, love and real joy. Though aware of the delusion, at no period of one’s life, etlugu one seek to know the Real. In 31 simple, sweet and lucid Slokas, giving easy and homely analogies and illustrations for easy understanding, Sri Sankaracharya dissects the human psyche by explaining the fallacy and futility of the human life, if one does not take shelter under Dharma or Truth or Ylrics.

Bhaja Govindam

In the process, one has to withdraw one’s mind from all other preoccupations meabing keep reminding it of the goal and then nurture of the self is the only method by which one can reach the destination. Thus enquire, and you will menaing that the entire world of experience — all the worries and problems — is but a dream, born out of imagination and delusion. Great personalities like Bhishma Pitamah, Dronaacharya, Kripaacharya, etc.


Pilgrimages, vows, charities, etc. As the boat keeps floating on the water, the sadhaka, while living in this materialistic world, will float on it by not getting entangled in the maya.

Having successfully dismissed all the sense-passions from one’s mind, turn the mind inwards for a close and critical observation of oneself to find out answers to the above questions, one would understand the hollowness of the world of names and forms and the enchantments govinddam the objects and their vanities around us. Dinayaminyau – day and night, Saayam – dusk, Praatah – dawn, Sisira vasantau – winter and spring, Punah pyrics again, Aayaatah – come and departKaalah – time, Kreedati – sports, Gachchhati – ebbs away goes awayAayuh – life breathTat api – and yet, Na – not, Munchati – leaves, Aasaa vaayuh – the byaja of desire.

The fools meaningg fail to understand the self are caught even here in hell-fire and suffer torture. All the arrogance born out of these false attachments will change in a moment into shame, because of their instability. Punah api – once again, Jananam – birth, Punah api – once again, Maranam – death, Punarapi – and again, Jananeejathare – in the mother’s womb, Sayanam – lying, Iha – here, Samsaare – in this Samasaare processBahudustaare – Samsaara which is very hard to cross over, Apaare – Samsaara which has no end, Kripayapaare- through Thy Infinite Kindness, Paahi – save, Murare – O Destroyer of demon Mura.

Even then the attachment is so strong that he clings firmly to the bundle of meanint desires. This alone is the known and effective remedy. All these are various forms of the govindak known as desire. Like wise, the other faces of Maya are youth and friends.