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Tuesday, October 05, 2010

what is our worth?

नलिनीदलगतजलमतितरलं तद्वद्जीवितमतिशयचपलं।
विध्दिव्याध्यभिमानग्रस्थं  लोकं शोकगतं च समस्तं॥
यावद्वित्तोपार्जनशक्तः तावद् निजपरिवारो रक्तः।
पश्चाद् जीवति जर्जरदेहे वार्ताम् कोऽपि न पृच्छति गेहे॥
यावत्पवनो निवसति देहे तावद् पृच्छति कुशलं गेहे।
गतवति वायौ देहापाये भार्या बिभ्यति तस्मिन् काये।
nalinīdalagatajalamatitaralaṁ tadvadjīvitamatiśayacapalaṁ|
vidhdivyādhyabhimānagrastaṁ  lokaṁ śokagataṁ ca samastaṁ||
yavadvittopārjanaśaktaḥ tāvad nijaparivāro raktaḥ|
paścād jīvati jarjaradehe vārtām ko'pi na pṛcchati gehe||
yāvatpavano nivasati dehe tāvad pṛcchati kuśalaṁ gehe|
gatavati vāyau dehāpāye bhāryā bibhyati tasmin kāye|

भजगोविन्दं  शङ्करभगवत्पदाः
bhajagovindaṁ  śaṅkarabhagavatpadāḥ


The water droplet that land up on a lotus leaf retain their globular nature and run helter skelter 

and in fleeting seconds they will fall into the lake and disappear.
 Likewise our life is also very fleeting and one can never guess when the semblance of life leave our body. 
And this body is governed by diseases, arrogance and anxiety. and the world is in the grip of abject sorrow

So long as we are capable of earning money everyone in our family will be very cordial to us. 

Once we retire or are not in a position to bring in money to the household, everyone will be oblivious of us.  
They will feign ignorance of our existence to the extent that they will not even talk to us.

So long as the life breath lingers in our body everyone around will be making solicitous  enquiries about our welfare.  

One the final breath is gone and the body just falls flat, even one's own wife will be terrified of the body.
So in this world of pain and contrasts  there is only one way to exists... pray hard to Lord Govinda  ..


भज गोविन्दं भज गोविन्दं गोविन्दम् भज मूढमते
bhaja goivindaṁ bhaja govindaṁ govindam bhaja mūḍhamateOh ignoramus, you just take shelter on Govinda, 
you just take shelter on Govinda,you just take shelter on Govinda
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