Nama Article 5th November 2017
Sri Sri Krishna Premi Swamigal - Vaishnava Samhita
Adishankara Charithram Vol. I, Book 1 , Chapter 3. Shloka 1 to 5
Jaraya Vyadhibhishchatha Daaridreena Bhayenacha
Shiraschedepi Samprapte Yatha Bhojanam Ichati.
The world is full of sorrows caused by senility, death, diseases, poverty, accident and fear.
Atralpam Sukham Akshnati Jeevo Maaya Vashangatah
Shirachedepi Samprapte Yatha Bhojanam Ichhati
The Jiva who is completely overpowered by Maya takes delight in transitory pleasures, like a man sentenced to death desiring to relish food.
Jaayate Karmanaivatra Mriyate Karmana Tatha
Bhungte Karma Phalanyeva Samsare Asmin Sudustare
This worldly cycle of birth and death can not be easily transcended. As a result of his actions in previous birth, a person experiences happiness and sorrow in this world.
YenaKena Prakarena Jaatasya Maranam Dhruvam
Tannivartayitum Kopi Samartho Nahi Vartate
Somehow or other, death is certain for every living being and no one has the power to evade or escape from death.
Mrutah Poorve Janah Sarve Marishyanti Tathapare
Tesham Madye Samaseenam Aatmanam Palayetkatham
All of our ancestors are dead and gone. Those who are alive are sure to die. Living amidst these conditions how can a mortal save himself from death?