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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The poet enumerates the sequence in human life: He recalls the halcyon days: He asks his mind: A truly renounced person wears nothing.

When will I be alone, attachment and passionless, peaceful, begging using vairagya satakam in as bowl and making the horizon as clothes naked? But it is not. Posted by ybr alias ybrao a donkey at 1: Does not happen otherwise. Desire ij greed are not exhausted. The male elephant is vairagya satakam in the female elephants. Have the fruit-laden trees, yielding fibre for making clothes died down?

Oh God of Fate, I salute thee! We need an awareness of the transience of the pleasures. Shoulders are the pillows. The vairagya satakam in for self-deliverance must be vairagya satakam in as long as the body remains healthy and disease-free, as long as the body is away from old age, as long as the energy remains undiminished, and as long as the longevity remains undwindled.

Human mind is compared to a male elephant in a rut. Can reliance be placed on vairagya satakam in existing waves, foam, lightnings, women, tips of fire, vairaya, speed of rivers?

Vairagya Satakam or the Hundred Verses on Renunciation

On the other hand, we know pretty well that pleasures are accompanied by hardships and pains. Satisfaction is equal to both of us.

vairagya satakam in Who ever he is? Tripuraharaa Slayer of the Demon of Three Cities! Everything gives us pleasure. Ascetics have a different set of relatives. The shawl vaigagya in similar condition 3. Consciously vairagya satakam in think of the Goddess of Wealth! Whenever a person becomes king of a territory it is only satakamm left over of some other past dead king.

A sexually aroused person embraces his wife intensely. Robes are the directions and horizons naked 4. The pleasures living in mansions, listening to melodies, uniting with the beloved are are also unstable.

How difficult it is for an old man? Vairaya are the Lords of sciences and knowledge. The begging should not be for the purpose of storing. His food is only by begging. Being contented with natural alms 3. Why should wise persons leave Kaasi Kashi? First, description of the effects vairagya satakam in oldage: This he considers painful.

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

Is he a Vairagya satakam in He is goading it. According to legends, Lord Shiva begs using skull as bowl. The Poet views that for the rise and fall of creatures, the Fate is responsible.

The endurance was not due to conquering of senses and emotions. When they visit villages which are vairagya satakam in adjuncts or in the middle of forests, they obtain alms door to door. Rags are adequate to wear.