The Vairágya-Ùatakam is one of the three series of hundred verses which have come down to us under the title of Subháøita-triùatæ (lit. ‘The happily worded. Vairagya-Satakam: The Hundred Verses on Renunciation of Bhartrihari. 2. Om Namah Sivanandaya. Preface. Startling it is somehow to grasp how the life. THE Vairāgya-Satakam is one of the three series of hundred verses which have come down to us under the title of Subhāṣita-trišati (lit. “The happily worded.

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Friendship of the evil people is like the shade of earlier part of the day, which shortens continuously. You have to do your day-to-day duties do wake up please.

Vairagya satakam. Or the hundred verses on renunciation.

What is it if one has old, torn clothes or white clothes? People who have great patience take rest only after finishing their job. This site uses cookies.

If he has auspicious knowledge, then why does he need wealth? One must be faithful to his partner.

Vairagya Satakam or the Hundred Verses on Renunciation

Then his wife addressed him in these words, shedding copious tears the while: They take mountains of food for him valragya try to awaken him with their shouts, drums and trumpets. Bhartri hari went forest for hunting but he didnot returned after the sunsethere Queen Pingala was worrying about her husband safety without drinking a drop of water.

Rare are those who engage in altruism all with their mind, voice, action and body. The Brave heart Army.


Bhartrihari’s Verses

Our meals are only those things those things which are received as alms, which are tasteless and that to which are taken only once a day. So does the story goes that Bhartrihari got such a fruit from a Brahmin that would increase his life span.

The Shringar Shataka adheres in totality to this concept. Bhartrihari who was standing behind was terribly shocked and cried in vain. It is worthless to strive, for all that not done, in youthhood, in old age. Verse 14 Even when the only food is gained by begging, and that is tasteless; One’s bed, the dry earth; One’s whole vaidagya, his own body; His only clothing, a ragged bit of cloth — Alas, alas, the desire for enjoyment does not leave a man. Seriousness is the main virtue of noble men who live with dignity whereas a dog wags its tail to someone who throws a loaf of bread to him.

Bhartrihari Vairagya Shatak | Jai Guru Dev

What more can be desired if detachment parades into our suffering is detachment. Verse 88 This whole wide earth my bed, My beautiful pillows my own two arms, My wonderful canopy the blue sky, And the cool evening air to fan me, The moon and the stars my lamps, And my beautiful wife, Renunciation, by my side, What king is there who can sleep like me in pleasure? Stylistic differences in Swami Vivekananda’s overall translation of Bhartrihari’s poem are due to those variations inherent in the two aforementioned sources.

The Queen was inlovewith other, a horse keeper. My material desires have dissolved. Whatever Brahma has written as fate for someone, no one can change it. Youthhood is also momentary. The fame I had amongst people also has ceased. Bhagvan Shri Adi Sankara was one of the greatest saints of his time. Verse 85 When, wearing only the Kaupina, Loincloth. This is indeed the glory of time that despite realizing the truth we tend to neglect or overlook it.


Realizing this engage in meditation and contemplation and attainment of super natural powers so that one can make the mind stable and calm. Going searching in the lower regions, Going into the skies, Travelling through all the worlds, This is but the fickleness of the mind.

People who are mean and inferior, fear the ensuring difficulties and do not work at all, people who are of the medium type start their work, but if any advertising befalls on them they give up that work. Then the wife snatched it out of his hand, and telling him it was too precious to be wasted.

All satakan them might be destroyed by one way or other but if one has wealth, all these virtues do not count for him. Angad goes and informs Hanuman who requests Tara to go and allay Lakshman’s wrath. But in emergency, the heart of the gentleman becomes as hard as a rock.

Verse 18 Have such places in the Himalayas become extinct That a man should go begging at others’ doors?