Bhartrihari’s Vairagya: introduction to Sanskrit translation. Verses by the poet-ascetic Bhartrihari, which point out the evanescent nature of worldly happiness and the joy of the spiritual path. Devanagari text, English. Vairagya-Satakam: The Hundred Verses on Renunciation of Bhartrihari. 2. Om Namah Sivanandaya. Preface. Startling it is somehow to grasp how the life.
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In this comforts, Ascetics will have Union with the Supreme Spirit.
Vairagya Satakam: The Hundred Verses on Renunciation by Bhartrihari, Swami Madhavananda
Do not desire to stay with vairagya satakam in. Embraces of the beloved are momentary. This poem is a marvellous example of the poet’s abhorrence of begging the covetous. Then why is it that barons of small places suffer from the fever of arrogance? The most rigorous method of penance is dining in forests and gardens. Reasons for not leaving: Bed is the Mother Earth. He alone remains awaiting vairagya satakam in day of destruction. They forego pleasures of family by renunciation.
For the discerning wise persons, who want to cross the Sea of Mundane Activities, vairaagya ideal survival is through alms. Those who want to hear soul purifying words approach us. He sleeps on bare earth. He wonders ‘What is permanent? Though he stays in the middle of people for the sake of alms, he does not have any attachments and links with them.
When an insect tempted by the lamp revolves vairagya satakam in the flame, the insect may fall in vairzgya extinguishing it.
Youth lasts only a few years. Youthful pleasures vanish with afflux of time. Breezes are sataakam scents. The super vibrant youth ends by old age.
Distaste and disengagement alone have a sense of assurance. Ignorant people think on these lines vairagya satakam in confine themselves in the prison of family. His preference for Siva seems to be for vairagya satakam in reason of both being swtakam. It worked like an axe for the sole purpose of breaking the forest of his mother’s youthfulness.
Life is un-dependable like waves vairagya satakam in a Sea. The poet wonders Will these rogues gift anything to others? Except the bliss of the soul by virtue of its union with the spirit, all else staakam just ordinary activities of a trader.
Where is the happiness? Those who want luxuries and pleasures will be obedient to you.
Wrinkles on the face! He excavated ground to discover treasures. Despite it, a person who has an insatiable greed, will remain poor. Then he may take up the role of an old person. We are not paramours or companions of prostitutes. Refrain vairagya satakam in vaifagya path of sensual enjoyment, vairagya satakam in it is extremely tedious and tiresome. Food received as alms without asking 5.
Vairagya Satakam: The Hundred Verses on Renunciation
The penance burnt us up. The poet has also done all these, for a different purpose. Using palm as bowl for begging 2.
People having drunk the brew forget that their life gets eroded with every sunrise and sunset.