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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The tale of Gajendra is an integral theme in Vaishnavism and has great symbolic value: 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.
The real background meaning of Gajendra moksha depicts materialistic desires ignorance and sins as a crocodile preying upon a helpless elephant i. On Having No Head G.
A sample message is 2. As the struggle was sanskdit 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 as an offering. The crocodile simply would not let go.
Here are the ones that I currently run. Gajendra prostrated himself before the god. Retrieved from ” https: 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.
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.
You can listen to an audio rendition of the entire Gajendra Moksham Stuti by Pt.
Hearing his devotee’s call and prayer, Vishnu rushed to the scene. Without trying to realize in the heart that reality which is the true nature of 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. This page was last edited on 26 Augustat He enjoys himself continually with an unattached mind in both achievement and non-achievement.
This has been made into a google groups http: Gajendra tried for a long time to escape from the crocodile’s clutches. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. A highly recommended Advaitic text, recorded as a conversation between the sage Ashtavakra and his disciple King Janaka. Gajendra then attained a form like that of the god Sarupya Mukti and went to Vaikuntha with Vishnu.
Favorite Research Links Hamming: Subscribe To Posts Atom. Because Indradyumna had been devoted to Vishnu, the god had him born as Gajendra and made him realize that there is something called Kaivalya which is beyond Svarga and Urdhva Lokathe realm of the gods.
It is one of the famous exploits moksna the god Vishnu. The liberated person is not averse to the senses and nor is he attached to them. In this episode, Vishnu came down to earth to protect Gajendra, the elephant, from the clutches of Makara, the Crocodile, and with Vishnu’s help, Gajendra achieved mokshaor salvation.
Seeing this, Vishnu was pleased and with his Sudharshana Chakrahe decapitated the crocodile.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The translation I follow is by Swami Prabhavananda. Devala explained that he could not reverse the curse; he blessed Huhu that Vishnu would slay the crocodile and liberate him from the cycle of birth and death.
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I will edit the comment removing the email address to save you from spam. Newer Post Older Post Home. All his family members, relatives and friends gathered around to help him, but in vain. Here is the text of Gajendra Moksham, from Chapter 8. This is a mailing list sanskri sending 6 random sentences selected from simple Sanskrit.
A sample message is: Indradyumna could attain Moksha finally when he as Gajendra left all his pride and doubt and totally surrendered himself to Vishnu. This selection is just a collection of 42 quotes from the book see this post for all of them.