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Let us bow down with bhav before these pots charged with devotion for God! He found great pleasure when every day his mother Guna Bai took him to the temple of Vithoba for offering worship to the Deity. Callewaert and Lath state that, “each single song of Namdev is a musical and textual unit and this unit is the basis for textual considerations”. A panch from that village came to resolve the dispute. This page was last edited on 13 April , at

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Radha Bai showed the stone to her husband and said that his Bhakti was of no use and was inferior to the Bhakti of Parisha Bhagavat. In this way He has saved crores of people who have gone to Him in surrender.

Then how can duality exist there! According to Mahipatia hagiographer of the 18th century, Namdev’s parents were Damashet and Gonai, a childless elderly couple whose prayers for parenthood were answered and involved him being found floating down a river. His philosophy contains both nirguna and saguna Brahman elements, namdeb monistic themes.

Greatly mortified, Namdev repaired to Vithoba and complained to Him of his humiliation. He was impatient to go to the temple. Namdev did not want to go, as that would mean separation from Lord Vithoba of Pandharpur. When Namdev’s father asked him to show him Dhondya who had guaranteed the money, Namdev replied that Dhondya had been kept in a closed room in the najdev and ran to the temple. He then moved Visoba in still another direction, but the Deity was there too!


The earliest surviving Hindi and Rajasthani biographies from about only mention mwharaj few miracles performed by Namdev.

Sant Namdev Maharaj

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But Krishna prevailed upon him to take things as they were and advised him to go to Badarikasrama for doing penance till the end of his life which he did.

When Namdev was about maharja years of age, he met the great saint Jnanadev at Pandharpur. Namdev attracted individuals from diverse classes and castes during community-driven bhajan singing sessions. Once Namdev and Jnanadev reached the desert of Marwar. These are exceedingly sweet. The image of the temple itself turned to his side.

Great Saints’ Namdev Maharaj and Janabai are matchless examples of bhav-bhakti ! – Sanatan Sanstha

Gora took a small, flat wooden board such as he used to prepare or test the pots and began to pat on the head of everybody. Her every action was Brahman for her. But Namdev was innocent of the tricks of the trade. That he might benefit from the company of Namdev, he persuaded Namdev to go with him to all the holy places on pilgrimage. The level of the water rose miraculously to the surface.


Newer Post Older Post Home. In this instance, the potential controversy was that of caste or, more specifically, his position in the Hindu varna system of ritual ranking. Namdev was an Amsa part of Lord Krishna. Secondary School Math 5 points.

Picture of Bhagat Namdev in Punjab. After the illusion is destroyed by the Name, devotion BhaktiFinal liberation Mukti and Supernatural powers acquired through spiritual practice siddhi will be at your service.

Supreme Wisdom, which can be taken as basically nontheistic and as an independent wisdom tradition not dependent on the Vedasappears fused with highest level of bhakti and with highest level of God realization.

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He admired the spirit of renunciation and the spiritual powers of Namdev. Srihari who is ever hungry for devotion started doing such menial chores too. Under the guise of Dharma Setti of Vaikunthapuram and the pretence of past friendship with Namdev, the Lord visited Namdev’s house, gave magnificent gifts to Radha Bai and disappeared. One day, in such company, Gora, another saint and a potter by trade, was asked to ascertain which of them were half-baked, i. The temple priests were not able to enter the temple and so became angry.

He carries the basket full of the trash and throws it away.