Bhaja Govindam 6.10 Have you ever thought why can’t we retire even if we earn more than what we need? Why do we hanker for more wealth?

3.      The ego is fulfilled: Even a pauper is proud of his penny. Only we know how much we have, yet our ego is fulfilled that I have so much of wealth! No one will reveal all their wealth to anyone, because they think people will ask for it. 4.      We can be the boss: … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.10 Have you ever thought why can’t we retire even if we earn more than what we need? Why do we hanker for more wealth?

Bhaja Govindam 6.9 Have you ever thought why can’t we retire even if we earn more than what we need? Why do we hanker for more wealth?

Why can't we retire and feel satisfied even if we earn more than what we need? Have you ever thought why can't we retire even if we earn more than what we need? Why do we hanker for more wealth? These are the reasons: 1.      For luxury: The needs can be satisfied, they can be … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.9 Have you ever thought why can’t we retire even if we earn more than what we need? Why do we hanker for more wealth?

Bhaja Govindam 6.8 The people enacting a play

· The people enacting a play: Suppose there is a Ramleela going on. Sita is kidnapped by Ravan, and the person playing Ram cries and is worried like real. But in his heart, he knows his Sita is backstage eating snacks! That's is how we need to understand the wealth of this world is false. Hence … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.8 The people enacting a play

Bhaja Govindam 6.7 The Smartness of Shankaracharya:

The smartness of Shankaracharya: He said specifically, that leave the desire for acquiring wealth, he didn't say leave wealth altogether! He is a wise and a realized person. He says, keep money, but let go off its desire. Money is a matter of functions four, a medium, a measure, a standard, a store The medium … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.7 The Smartness of Shankaracharya:

Bhaja Govindam 6.6 The fool who has the thirst for wealth…

Now the second shloka: Mudd jahihi dhanagam trushna... Who is a fool? The one who doesn't know what is needed to be known as a fool. Even though he knows everything else. The one who doesn't do what is needed to be done, and does everything else is a fool. The one doesn't do things … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.6 The fool who has the thirst for wealth…

Bhaja Govindam 6.5 Do you know how to swim?

The story of a professor: A professor, who had many degrees and was a very learned man. He had knowledge of every field. And he was talkative. Once he visited a village, and to cross a river, he went with a local ferryman. As he was talkative, he started asking the ferryman,'' Have you studied … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.5 Do you know how to swim?

Bhaja Govindam 6.4 Shivji and His secret Shloka…

The story of Shivji: Shivji is the Acharya of Yoga, Vyakaran, dance and even music, gnan, Bhakti. That's why Shivji is worshipped everywhere. Even Lord Swaminarayan visited each and every Shiva temple when he saw one. Even when he was a child, he visited Shiva temple. Shivji has unfathomable and endless knowledge. He took all … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.4 Shivji and His secret Shloka…

Bhaja Govindam 6.3 The old man of Manhattan…

·        The old man of Manhattan: There was an old man in Manhattan that I heard of. He took a bag of roses every day, and he used to sing and wish ''Happy Birthday'' for anyone whose birthday it was. In so many people, there must someone whose birthday it is. He approached him and … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.3 The old man of Manhattan…

Bhaja Govindam 6.2 Shouldn’t one engage in social service or follow their hobbies in old age?

Yet some people argue, shouldn't we do social service, follow our hobbies in old age? Should we just close our eyes and sit in a temple? When one is boarding a train, a wise person will confirm his seat first and occupy it immediately when the train comes and then arrange his belongings. Then if … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.2 Shouldn’t one engage in social service or follow their hobbies in old age?

Bhaja Govindam 6.1 The clarification behind Shankaracharya calling the old man a fool

·       The clarification behind Shankaracharya calling the old man a fool: Many people, revolutionaries, thinkers and philosophers say, that the old man is learning a new language. Why should Shankaracharya call him a fool? Why such a negative thought process? It is because of such negative thought process, the people who wish to do something … Continue reading Bhaja Govindam 6.1 The clarification behind Shankaracharya calling the old man a fool