Bhaja Govindam – Verse 24

Translation  There is only one Vishnu in you, me and everywhere else. You get annoyed and impatient with me in vain. Become equanimous in all situations if you want to reach the state of Vishnu.   […]

Bhaja Govindam – Verse 25

Translation  Do not try to either make war or peace with enemy, friend, son, relative. See the Self in everything, everywhere. Let go of ignorance which causes distinctions.   […]

Bhaja Govindam – Verse 26

Translation  Renouncing desire, anger, greed and delusion one sees the Self as ‘He am I’. Fools without Self-knowledge are tortured in hell.   […]

Bhaja Govindam – Verse 27

Translation  Bhagavad Gita and Sahasranama should be recited, the form of Vishnu (Lord of Lakshmi) always meditated on, the mind directed to the company of the good people, and wealth given to the poor.   […]

Bhaja Govindam – Verse 28

Translation  One delights in carnal pleasure. Later the body gets diseased. Even though death is inevitable in the world one does not give up sinful behavior.   […]

Bhaja Govindam – Verse 29

Translation  Wealth is disastrous. Always reflect on this. The truth is that there is not even the slightest happiness in it. The wealthy fear even their own son. This is how it is ordained everywhere.   […]

Bhaja Govindam – Verse 30

Translation  Breath control, sense control, reflection on the distinction between the eternal and ephemeral, practice of japa leading to samadhi (silence) – practise these with devotion, very carefully.   […]

Bhaja Govindam – Verse 31 & Conclusion

Translation  Devoted to the lotus feet of the guru may you soon get liberated from the world. By control of the senses and mind you will see the supreme Spirit seated in your heart.   […]