The Vairágya-Ùatakam is one of the three series of hundred verses which have come down to us under the title of Subháøita-triùatæ (lit. ‘The happily worded. Vairagya-Satakam: The Hundred Verses on Renunciation of Bhartrihari. 2. Om Namah Sivanandaya. Preface. Startling it is somehow to grasp how the life. THE Vairāgya-Satakam is one of the three series of hundred verses which have come down to us under the title of Subhāṣita-trišati (lit. “The happily worded.

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Our body is alike the servant. All about Hinduism Ancient scriptures Ashram ashram. My salutation, therefore, is to Time who works all these!

Bhartrihari’s Verses

All pleasures resemble the lighting amidst clouds of rains. How can you get happiness? When, bathing in the pure Ganges water, Worshipping Thee, Omnipresent, with holy fruits and flowers, Stretching myself on stones in a stony cave, My whole soul shall go into meditation, And according to the sataka, of my Guru, I shall avoid all misery, and purify The mind defiled with serving the rich.

Because the mothers were not aware of wheat is bhartrihaari they inadvertently fell in fire and died.

At last, Kumbhakaran gets up and has his meal. Vedas are the oldest, the most authentic and the most sacred scriptures to understand the mysteries of nature Vedas are oldest books in the library of the world. ParamAtman is not seen as something apart, but as our very essence, the one True Self that resides in the heart of us all. I shall be happy in your living long!


It is the most noble form of god. The one who reads with peace, This octet on Hari, Which is the destroyer of sorrow, Would definitely reach the world of Vishnu, Which is always without sorrow, And he would never undergo sorrow ever. We should neither think nor ponder over the past nor should we waste time imagining the future. All these rosy desires were lost in the recesses of the mind-youthhood also passed away. Sometimes safakam eats herbs; at others, he relishes delicious food.

I have borne the wicked words of the wicked; To please fools, when my heart is weeping, my lips ever laughed. It is not a fault of the sun if an owl can not see in the day.

Lying on the sands of the holy Ganges in Benares, When shall I weep aloud, “O Lord of ghouls”, Saying this, and whole days shall pass like moments? Lethargy is the greatest enemy of human body. If he has anger, why does he need an enemy?

Vairagya Satakam or the Hundred Verses on Renunciation

Whosoever is born, him death will surely swallow. What is true, that only is welfare-oriented and what is welfare-oriented is undoubtedly beautiful. Still, a man of action does not care for his miseries. Will a lion eat grass, who is hungry, suffering because of old age, weak, feeble, who desires to learn sattakam skin of the forehead of an elephant and who is the most respected among the respectable.


Better we die at once, and so escape the woes of the world!

Bhartrihari was not only a king but was a distinguished scholar, a gifted poet, a philosopher, thinker, and a religious person. He is the eternal Brahman in flesh and bl […]. I did not even embrace the women in my dreams i.

Vairagya satakam. Or the hundred verses on renunciation.

The same water falling in the shell becomes a true pearl. I have crossed oceans to find wealth.

We could not seek and stay in the company of good people, pious and sublime souls but we have gradually become old by indulging in material things and incessantly striving for the same.

But people who are noble despite adversities before and afterwards work continually and accomplish their work. Absence of love destroys friendship. Still, a man must thoroughly consider anything before doing it. Similarly in times of distress every person expect fruits corresponding to them perseverance. Infamy is the only death.

The fame I had amongst sata,am also has ceased.

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