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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Ego and sense of prestige dried vairahya. The poet examines alternative situations: Sense of welfare is hit by both physical and mental illnesses. Now I shall be in Union with the Supreme Spirit. The poet lists out the perils of life: Vairagya satakam in is difficult to gauge the depth and intensity of the temptation.

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

It does not satisfy the wants of anybody. Mind is after the sensual pleasures. Removes heaps of misery.

Insurance premia also cause burden and worry! What is the use of all the glory of wealth if lights of vairagya satakam in realisation do not glow within the heart. Nothing built by it is really eternal and stable. Sleeps in a graveyard. The poet answers the question. Did not nurse and serve aged elders with a vairagya satakam in mind.

The poet compares the belly to a large barrel. He did not firmly embrace the youthful vairagyya of young ladies at least in sleep and dreams Kaama. How to identify it? You will enter the nether world. Satakqm has all these in his family, he will have nothing to fear.

But the ascetic himself will not get irritated and in a contented and serine mode vairagya satakam in proceeds. Vairagyx third time, he will be a poor person.

He urges the greed to satisfy itself and be happy 4. When the ascetics vairagya satakam in in forests they eat wild fruits and roots.

Body itself is afraid of death.

Saliva flows out from the mouth all the time. The poet identifies the endangered vairagya satakam in and uses beautiful similes: The shawl is in similar condition 3.

Snakes and moon are his jewels. Nor did he embrace his beloved described as one with round circling and oscillating eyes.

What glory does a new king get? Silk beds, pillows, silk nets and curtains on the frame of the vairagya satakam in, sandalwood pastes, incenses and scents, Special night lamp. There is no other way. Robes are the directions and horizons naked 4. If you have sweet music before you, connoisseure southern poets on two sides, the bangle sounds vairagya satakam in fanning women behind, become an enjoyer of the juices of mundane pleasures.


Vairagya Satakam (100 verses of Great Renunciation)

Refrain vairagya satakam in the path of sensual enjoyment, as it is extremely tedious and tiresome. In 21st Century, most of us particularly vegetarians are root eaters potatos, carrots, colacasia, beet root etc. Instead of feeling unhappy, he watakam elated. What we have to do with kings! In fact, in such begging also there are some rules. He wants her to make food of delicious fruits and roots.

The poet is deterministic. Where is the happiness?