Here is the text of Gajendra Moksham, from Chapter of Srimad Bhagavatham. श्रीबादरायणिरुवाच || एवं व्यवसितो बुद्ध्या. Gajendra moksha – the liberation of Gajendra Gajendra’s prayers of surrender to Lord Vishnu. The prayer made by Gajendra on this occasion became a famous. Gajendra Moksha (Sanskrit: गजेन्द्रमोक्षः) or The Liberation of Gajendra is a Puranic Contents. 1 Story; 2 Previous Births; 3 Symbolic Meaning; 4 Location; 5 Shree Gajendra Moksha Stotra; 6 See also; 7 References; 8 External links.
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The liberated person is not averse to the senses and nor is he attached to them. The repentant king begged the sage’s pardon.
He trumpeted in pain and helplessness until he was hoarse. Without trying to realize in the heart that reality which is the true nature xtotra all, and without trying to abide in it, to engage in disputations as to whether the reality exists or not, or is real or not, denotes delusion born of ignorance. As the struggle was seemingly endless it is believed that the crocodile held Gajendra’s foot for over a thousand yearsand when he had spent his last drop of energy, Gajendra called to the god Vishnu to save him, holding a lotus up in the air gxjendra an offering.
Suddenly, a crocodile living in the lake attacked Gajendra and caught him by the leg. The translation I follow is by Swami Prabhavananda. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. To keep company with the holy, to renounce all thoughts of me and mine, to devote himself to God.
Sai Baba evening aarti audio and lyric. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. The crocodile simply would not let go. Gajendra ruled over all the other elephants in the herd. Gajendra then attained a form like that of the god Sarupya Mukti and went to Vaikuntha with Vishnu. This has been made into a google groups http: This is a mailing list for sending 6 random sentences selected from simple Sanskrit.
Gajendra tried for a long time to escape from the crocodile’s clutches. All his family members, relatives and friends gathered around to help him, but in vain. This relates to the concept which says without attaining real Knowledge it is impossible to get salvation but without completely offering ourselves to the supreme God it is impossible to get that Eternal Knowledge that ultimately leads to salvation and Nirvana.
The translation I follow is by Shri Alan Jacob. Here are some links to subscribe yourself to the mailing lists: On a hot day, he proceeded with his herd to a lake to cool off in its fresh waters.
This page was last edited on 26 Augustat Here is the text of Gajendra Moksham, from Chapter 8. There was once an elephant named Gajendra who lived in a garden called Rtumat which was created by Varuna. The original transliteration was taken from Sanskrit docs. Daily Inspiration Mailing List If you are interested in getting short Vedantic messages as “daily inspiration”, please let me know by leaving a comment on this blog, with your email address. The sage Devala came to visit the king, and when the two of them were bathing and Devala was offering prayers to Surya the Sun godthe king pulled the sage’s leg for fun.
It is one of the famous exploits of the god Vishnu. Retrieved 30 July In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
The sage was furious and cursed the king to become a crocodile in his next life. Seeing this, Vishnu was pleased and with his Ih Chakrahe decapitated the crocodile.
The only sane Indian Newspaper. As Gajendra sighted the god coming, he lifted a lotus with his trunk. Gajendrz Options Sign in. On Having No Head G.
The Advaith: Gajendra Moksham Sanskrit text
Articles containing Sanskrit-language text Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references. Nirvana shatakam lyrics and audio. When he had spent his last drop of energy, Gajendra called to the god Vishnu to save him, holding a lotus up in the air as an offering.
The prayer made by Gajendra on this occasion became a famous hymn in praise of Vishnu called the Gajendra Stuti. This is a translation of a short work of forty verses by Ramana Maharshi. Suddenly a crocodile living in the lake attacked Gajendra and caught him by the leg.