Sulekha Creative Blog – Bhaja Govindam of Jagadguru Shankaracharya in English Verse, by Girdhar Gopal Your impatience and anger are without meaning. Bhaja Govindam [Praise/Seek Govinda (Vishnu)] also known as Moha Mudgara ( Hammer [to अवतार-वरिष्ठाय रामकृष्णाय ते नमः ॥ meaning “( Salutations) to the establisher of Dharma who is of the essence of all of nature;. Bhaja Govindam of Adi Shankaracharya with Slokas and Translation.

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Where are kin, when wealth disappears? Who is my father? Who is my mother? O ,Foolish one,why this constant grasping for wealth? Where is samsAra, the world, when the Truth is known?

But when the soul departs from the body, even his wife runs away in fear of the corpse. But the storm of ,yrics never leaves. Time loots away all these in a moment.

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Central Chinmaya Mission Trust, Of whom are you? From where have you come? 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.


There is only one thing in three worlds that can save you from the ocean of samsAra, get into the boat of satsanga, company of good people, quickly. By Sri Adi Sankaracharya and his disciples. Alas we humans are condemned by our lust, passion, anger, fears whose bondage is so strong even tough we know it WRONG!

Home Talk Property Beat. Shankara’s words seem to be quite hbaja and seem to lack the softness and tenderness often found in his other texts, thus addressing directly. But the storm of desire never leaves.

Fail not to remember this again and again in your mind. Meaaning delight to be with the noble and the holy. Perform these with care, with extreme care. Is there not for you the One who ordains?

Where are Samsara’s coils when the Truth appears? A rich man fears even his own son.

Brother, ponder over these truths. Other than chanting the Lord’s names, there is no other way to cross the life’s ocean. Inspired by the extempore recital by Shankara, each of his 14 disciples composed a verse and the 14 verse compendium is called chaturdashamanjarika stotram.


The prayer leaves one in no doubt that the renunciation of our egotistical differences and surrender to God makes for salvation. The combined 31 are also termed as mohamudgaraH by some.

Bhaja Govindam

From where did I come? What is the purpose of life? Ponder over your real nature. Redeem me through Thy glvindam. Though death brings an end to everything, man does not give-up the sinful path.

There are many who go with matted locks, many who have clean shaven heads, lyrjcs whose hairs have been plucked out; some are clothed in saffron, yet others in various colors all just for a livelihood. In the three worlds it is the association-with-good-people alone that can serve as a boat to cross the sea of change, birth and death. Part of a series on.

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