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


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: 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. Published by Chinmaya Publications Trust, 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.


Worship Govinda, worship Govinda, Worship Govinda, oh fool!

Bhaja Govindam

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.

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Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. 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.

Retrieved 30 December This page ghaja last edited on 30 Augustat Views Read Edit View history. The hymn “Bhaja Govindam” is said to have been composed on this occasion. Hence, the hymn bears the title “Dvadasamanjarika- Stotra ” A hymn which is a bunch of twelve verse-blossoms.

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 of Sanskrit grammar repeatedly on the street. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Sri Adi Shankaracharya Bhaja Govindam In Telugu – Temples In India Information

There is a story attached to the composition of this Hymn. Knowledge jnana which has become mature is spoken of as devotion bhakti. Published by Motilal Banarsidass Publ. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts.

The composition consists of thirty-three verses. Translated by Giridhar, M. The rendition of this hymn by M.

Subbulakshmi is very popular. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Besides the refrain of the song beginning with the words “Bhaja Govindam”, Shankaracharya is said to have sung twelve other verses.

Rajagopalachari put in his commentary, “When intelligence jnana matures and lodges securely in the heart, it becomes wisdom vignyana. When that wisdom vignyana is integrated with life and issues out in action, it becomes devotion bhakti.

If it does not get transformed into devotion bhaktisuch knowledge jnana is useless tinsel.