Here is the text of Gajendra Moksham, from Chapter of Srimad Bhagavatham. श्रीबादरायणिरुवाच || एवं व्यवसितो बुद्ध्या. With our Radhey-Radhey Folded Hands, We Do Express our acknowledgements & gratitude Radhey-Radhey to one & all, known & unknown whose work. The King of the elephants, Gajendra, said: I offer my respectful obeisances unto the. Supreme Person, Vāsudeva [oṁ namo bhagavate vāsudevāya]. Because of .
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Indradyumna could attain Moksha finally when he as Gajendra left all his pride and doubt and totally surrendered himself to Vishnu. Without trying to realize in the heart that reality which is the true nature of all, and without trying to abide in gaejndra, to engage in disputations as to whether the reality exists or not, or is real or not, denotes delusion born of ignorance.
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On Having No Head G. Here are some links to subscribe yourself to the mailing lists: It is one of the famous exploits of the god Vishnu. Views Read Edit View history. Here are the ones that I currently run. One day, Agastyaa great rishi sage came to visit the king, but Indradyumna remained seated, refusing to rise up to receive the sage with due respect.
The crocodile simply would not let go. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The translation I follow is by Swami Prabhavananda. The summum-bonum, the summary as well as encyclopedia of the entire Vedanta, recorded as a conversation between Lord Krishna and Arjuna, in verses and 18 chapters. Retrieved 30 July What are the duties of a spiritual aspirant?
Articles containing Sanslrit text Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references. The prayer made by Gajendra on this occasion became a famous hymn in praise of Vishnu called moksh Gajendra Stuti. This has been made into a google groups http: Part of a series on. Vishnu informed Gajendra that he, in one of his previous births, had been the celebrated King Indradyumnaa devotee of Vishnu, but due to his disrespect to the great Sage Agastyahe had been cursed to be reborn as an elephant.
The real background meaning of Gajendra moksha depicts materialistic desires ignorance and sins as a crocodile preying upon a helpless elephant i.
Devala explained that he could not sanskdit the curse; he blessed Huhu that Vishnu would slay the crocodile and liberate him from the cycle of birth and death. The liberated person is not averse to the senses and nor is he attached to them.
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February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Ramana Maharshi’s gajensra on reality: 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.
You can listen to an audio rendition of the entire Gajendra Moksham Stuti by Pt. Disputing the nature of the Self without attempting Self-realization merely constitutes delusion. Agastya was irate and noticed that the mighty king, despite the greatness of his good deeds, still had traces of Ahamkaraor egoism, and he revealed to the king that, in his next birth, he would be born as an elephant and in that form he would learn the hard way that the self must be renounced and surrendered to the Lord.
The Advaith: Gajendra Moksham Sanskrit text
How is his health? He trumpeted in pain and helplessness until he was hoarse.
The Gajendra Moksha Mantra grants the power to face difficulties and escape from them. You and Your Research Feynman: The translation I follow is by Shri Alan Jacob.
The tale of Gajendra is an integral theme in Vaishnavism and has great symbolic value: