Bhaja Govindam is the Smallest, Simplest, Sweetest Upanishad-like work penned by the great Master Adi Shankaracharya himself.
In soul-stirring poetry, Sankara expounds the wisdom of attaining peace and nirvana. A beautiful work of the highest literary order that is sung in many Indian homes.
मूढ जहीहि धनागमतृष्णाम्
कुरु सद्बुद्धिमं मनसि वितृष्णाम् ।
वित्तं तेन विनोदय चित्तं ॥ २ ॥
mūḍha jahīhi dhanāgamatṛṣṇām
kuru sadbuddhimaṃ manasi vitṛṣṇām ।
vittaṃ tena vinodaya cittaṃ ॥ 2 ॥
02. O young man! Wealth shall surely pull you magnetically with tremendous force, weave out of its spell by pragmatic reasoning.
The Special technique of escaping its tentacles gets revealed by honest hard work that naturally stems the inflow of intoxicating tendencies.
Direct your peaceful moments gained by the strength of your sincere efforts in remembering the great Lord. Your mind shall surely feel that cooling sweetness of contentment.
Contains Original Verses in Sanskrit with a Latin transliteration and succinct commentary. Grammar of each word is listed.