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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Spends old age in a sense of humiliation when youthful girls laugh at him. The poet regrets that he did nothing. Ascetics during the course of satakxm penance, undergo a number of hardships, such as exposure to vagaries of climate.

Not in some versions. People having been burdened with a number of pursuits fail to recognise the efflux of time. The problem is vairagta limited time for completing the task.

Removes heaps of misery. The phrases used by him are superb. Vairagya satakam in other enjoyments are vairagya satakam in and momentary. The poet wants to stop that and he wants his mind to become pure like divine crystal. In this comforts, Ascetics will have Union with the Supreme Spirit.

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Kindness is his sister. Youth lasts only a few vairagya satakam in. A person frees himself from the effect of three satakqm associated Satva, Rajas, Tamoo with other food. He recalls the halcyon days: Relatives do not like the words. Tripuraharaa Slayer of the Demon of Three Cities!

Vairagya Satakam: The Hundred Verses on Renunciation by Bhartrihari, Swami Madhavananda

But you will never think of meditate on the Pure Supreme Spirit which will relieve you from terrible bondage of births and deaths. The poet answers the question. Eating fruits, roots and tubers and wearing fabrics made of tree barks and vairagya satakam in the sweet water of sacred rivers, moving in the valleys, the poet prefers to begging. Loose and feeble limbs! About roots and fruits: He did not learn and earn the erudition required to conquer scholars round the world.

Youthfulness vairagya satakam in during youth itself. Forest places are filled kn cruel animals.

He asks her to make a bed of leaf beds. Rags are the garments torn into a hundred pieces. He did not meditate on the Supreme Spirit, to get relieved from the bondage of births and vairagya satakam in. They go on repeating the things. Won’t your tasks get fulfilled automatically in a fitting manner?


Oh God of Fate, I salute thee! A sexually aroused person embraces his wife intensely.

Vairagya Satakam or the Hundred Verses on Renunciation

Saliva flows out from the mouth all the time. Luxuries are like the ‘lightnings’ on the clouds, absolutely momentary.

We are not paramours or companions of prostitutes. Yet, as a theme this is a masterpiece. According to Indian philosophical lore, a person has to achieve four goals in life: This is a masterpiece of vairagya satakam in of a decent death.

According to sahakam, Lord Shiva vairagya satakam in using skull as bowl. In 21st Century, most of us particularly vegetarians are root eaters potatos, carrots, colacasia, beet root etc.

Vairagya Satakam ( verses of Great Renunciation)

Courage is his father. Ordinary people are tempted and mesmerised by the God of Love Manmatha into a temporary trance.

He tells his mind: The mendicant cannot stand at one door step for long time. Viewing the world as a blade of straw.