In this article, I describe the two most important hymns which I listen to every day to understand life, the real meaning of my existence and that contain the actual essence of the Sanathan Dharma.
Brahman (God) is the absolute and only reality, this (physical) world is a falsity.
What else can you expect of “modern” science when the most famous rishi today is Rishi Sunak 😂?
Chidananda Rupa, Shivohum, Shivohum.
The Bhaja Govindam is his final understanding:
Bhaja Govindam (praise Govinda) you fool, the rules of grammar will not save you at the time of death.
That everything is useless and only Govinda Brahman (God) is real and should be realised, understood, perceived and praised.
Bhaja Govindam is a detailed explanation of the foolishness of completely forgetting Brahman (God) for the foolishness of pursuing the fallacy of Kama(lust), Krodha (anger), Moha (love and attachment) and Lobha (greed) that can be understood even by an 8 year old child.
Sankara recited this song to criticize and ridicule a very famous scholar who was so proud of his knowledge and grammar that he thought that he was the ultimate being on earth and nothing else mattered other than what he knew and was proud of.
In the times of Sankara, knowledge was more valued than wealth.
To rephrase Bhaja Govindam in modern times.
Gov – inda — means Indriyas or senses controller. That means controller of all senses.
Vish – nu means one who pervades and exists in everything.
Nara – yana means lord and resident of the cosmic waters – cosmic ocean or lord and resident of the entire multiverse.
How do you practice Bhaja Govindam in real life?
Govinda or Brahman (God) exists in everything living and natural, so love, respect and take care of everything living and natural with absolutely no expectations and with समत्वम् Samathvam or equanimity.
Most people only take care of their desires, their family and their house they dont care if the world goes to hell.
It is exactly because of this reason of attachment that they go through the hell of pursuing the fallacy of Kama(lust), Krodha (anger), Moha (love and attachment) and Lobha (greed).
The highest form of prayer or ध्यान Dhyana is just one word:
Sharanam – I surrender.
The analogy below was given by Swami Ramakrishna.
Surrender means that one must realise that man is just the carriage, Brahman (God) is the driver.
The car can never move even a millimeter on its own without a driver operating it.
Only mindless parrots repeat and loudly chant the word Sharanam.
The truly intelligent dont have to repeat or chant it, they chant silently to understand its true meaning.
If you read just the 33 verses everyday and contemplate on its meaning and understand, realise and practice its essence you will achieve Moksha.
The above site contains all the lyrics in a single page and there is also an audio of the entire Bhaja Govindam on the top right corner of the page.
Nirvana Shatakam (with English lyrics) by Smitha Rao Bellur:
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