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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As the struggle was seemingly 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 sansmrit lotus up in the air as an offering. The Gajendra Moksha Mantra grants the power to face difficulties and escape from them.
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It is believed that this incident has happened in Kabisthalamwhere there is a Gajendra Varadha Temple. 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 ssnskrit. The prayer made by Gajendra on this occasion became a famous hymn in praise of Vishnu called the Gajendra Stuti.
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This page was mokshq edited on 26 Augustat You can listen to an audio rendition of the entire Gajendra Moksham Stuti by Pt. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Thursday, June 26, Gajendra Moksham Sanskrit text. Gajendra, in his previous life, was Indradyumna, a great king who was devoted to Vishnu. All his family members, relatives and friends gathered around to help him, but in vain.
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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. It is one of the famous exploits of the god Vishnu. On a hot day, he proceeded with his herd to a lake to cool off in its fresh waters. The repentant king begged the sage’s pardon.
A sample message is: In this episode, Vishnu came down to earth to protect Gajendra, the elephant, mkosha the clutches of Makara, the Crocodile, and with Vishnu’s help, Gajendra achieved mokshaor salvation. To keep company with the holy, to renounce all thoughts of me and mine, to devote himself to God. He enjoys himself continually with an unattached mind in both achievement and non-achievement. A sample message is 2.
The original transliteration was taken from Sanskrit docs.
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On Having No Head G. 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.
This relates to the concept which says without attaining real Knowledge it is impossible to get salvation sansjrit without completely offering ourselves to the supreme God it is impossible to get that Eternal Knowledge that ultimately leads to salvation and Nirvana.
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This selection is just a collection of 42 quotes from the book see this post for all of them. This has been made into a google groups http: Suddenly, a crocodile living in the lake attacked Gajendra and caught him by the leg.
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