Bhagat Namdev Ji (29 October, – ) (Gurmukhi: ਭਗਤ ਨਾਮਦੇਵ) was born on October 29, in the state of Maharashtra village of Naras-Vamani. Poetry of Sant Namdev Ji in Punjabi-Hindi-Urdu. The spiritual message of Bhagat Namdev emphasized the importance of living the life of a householder ( grist. Bhagat Namdev Ji [Prof. Brahm Jagdish Singh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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Articles Of Faith 5 K’s. Turning away from the world, I have become the servant of the Saints; I fear no one except the Lord’s devotees. He emphasized that the truest form of bandage or devotional meditation, is to enter matrimony and jointly seek the holy experience Waheguru. Namdev boldly and flatly refused to accept either of his orders. He never initiated any religious institution or movement. How could one bear insult for the deity in the house of deity itself?
He offered to fulfil any material wish of Namdev. The sanctum enshrines the standing image of Vithoba also known as Panduranga, Pandhari or Vitthala. The musical genre of Namdev’s literary works namrev a form of Prabandha — itself a very large and rich genre that includes dhrupadthumritappageetbhajan and other species.
Namdev’s simple words of devotion and his use melody appealed to common people. I shall pay him double wages.
Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib. Servant Nam Dev is absorbed in the Celestial Lord. This is the way to find the Lord. Consequently, he happened to rule over the hearts of God-loving people. This happened at Pandarpur.
Namdev’s songs have been collected in Namdevachi Gatha which also includes the long autobiographical poem Tirathavah. He made the village of Ghoman, in Gurdaspur district, his dwelling place. This humble devotee of God, had heartfelt sadness at this. Novetzke states that the envisioned devotion is not one way from the devotee to Vishnu, but it is bidirectional, such that “Krishna Vishnu is Namdev’s slave, and Namdev is Vishnu’s slave”.
Namdev’s style was to compose simply worded praise for Vithoba and to use a melodic device called samkirtanaboth of which were accessible to common people. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. For, God created all men alike.
Bhagat Namdev moved from Maharashtra and prayed to God here for years, doing many miraculous deeds. Literature in Other Languages. They alone understand, unto whom You give understanding. His Hindi verse and his extended visit to the Punjab carried his fame far beyond the borders of Maharashtra. Namdev milked the cow in the presence of a large gathering that has assembled there and presented this milk to the emperor. If it had been possible for him to see God while carrying on the duties of a householder, the great Suka would not have gone to the forest to seek God.
Who else should I worship? By Guru’s Grace, I know this. One Universal Creator God. Associated with Bhagat Namdev Ji.
A verse of Namdev reads; Naam Dev answered, “I am not your son, and you are not my mother. Namvev is generally considered by Sikhs to be a holy man bhagatmany of whom came from lower castes and so also attracted attention as social reformers. Without the Lord’s Name, life is mindless.
As we take the pitcher out, it drains our strength and becomes a burden. Though he appeared a century earlier than Kabir, his religious and social views are very much like those of Kabir. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.
These hymns or shabads share the common characteristic of lauding the One Supreme God distinct from his earlier verse which carries traces of idolatry and saguna bhakti. It is towards west side of Sri Hargobindpur. In the company of Jnanadeva and other saints, hamdev roamed about the country and later came to the Punjab where he is said to have lived for more than twenty years at Ghuman, in Gurdaspur district, where a temple in the form of samadh still preserves his memory. Stylistically the image dates back to the 5th century.
Behold, my carpenter is pervading everywhere. Namdevalso transliterated as Nam DayvNamdeoNamadevatraditionally, c. In this background he seeks release from najdev world and suggests renunciation: Here he did miraculous deeds. Under the influence of saint Jnanadeva, Namdev was converted to the path of bhakti.
Meditate, O Nam Dev, and cross over the terrifying world-ocean.
Most of Namdev’s hymns that are included in the SGGS ji were possibly composed here; the language of these is either Punjabi, or greatly influenced by it. Bagat was married before he was eleven years of age to Rajabal, daughter of Govinda sheti Sadavarte. Part of a series on. Meditate, meditate in remembrance on the Lord of the Universe.