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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In the course of his spiritual quest, Namdev had, from being a worshipper of the Divine in the concrete form, become a devotee of the attribute-less nirguna Absolute. To Namdev, mechanical rituals are futile, pilgrimage to holy places is pointless, deep meditation and loving mutual devotion is what matters.

He refused to do so and was thrown before a drunk elephant to be crushed to death.

Bhagat Namdev Ji

In a flash, God put a question to Namdev: However, nothing could make Namdev waiver in his devotion, and he remained focussed on God.

Once, his maternal grandfather asked Namdev that he should offer milk to the Tahkur in his absence away from home. Gona Bai remained occupied in various odd jobs to make both ends meet.

A verse of Namdev reads; Naam Dev answered, “I am not your son, and you are not my mother. In the course of his spiritual quest, Namdev had, from being a worshipper of the Divine in the concrete form, become a devotee of the attributeless nirguna Absolute.


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A tradition in Maharashtra bhahat that Namdev died at the age of eighty in CE. He also considers God to be immanent, everywhere, in all hearts, and the Creator of everything. He never initiated any religious institution or movement. In fact, due to the union between God and His humble devotee, it is said that through Divine intervention, the temple moved to face him, despite his sitting outside.

Namdev’s padas are not mere poems, according to Callewaert and Lath. For such a pious soul, none was namedv.

Mamdev had four sons and one daughter. Along with the works of sants such as Jnanesvar and Tukaramthe writings of Namdev are at the foundation of beliefs held by the Varkari sect of Hinduism.

Bhagat Namdev Ji

He says that God created maya and “maya is the name of the power that placeth man in the womb. Maya is the name of the power which causes us to be born; renouncing it, we obtain the Blessed Vision of the Lord’s Darshan.

Literature in Devanagari Hindi. He further warned her against such emotional pressure, that otherwise he would not consider himself as her son, due to her attachment to him.

He stayed there for about ten years, and it was here that he breathed his last in AD. He emphasized that the truest form of bandage or devotional meditation, is to enter matrimony and jointly seek the holy experience Waheguru. The Lord is the walking stick of the blind. Like Kabir and the Sufis, Namdev is very other worldly. So far as the namdfv of Namdev’s competence to clear and explain a point is concerned, he was rather proficient in explaining any point in a very interesting and rational manner.


Novetzke discusses the chronological and philological difficulties relating to the nammdev origins of the Lilacaritra and the traditionally-accepted year of birth and spelling of Namdev. They built on one among the many ancient Indian traditions for making music and singing.

In this instance, the potential controversy was that ki caste or, more specifically, his position in the Hindu varna system of ritual ranking. Here he did miraculous deeds. A total of 61 hymns of Namdev are extant in Bhagt ji which are included under 18 different musical measures. He is totally permeating and pervading in my soul. Though he appeared a century earlier than Kabir, his religious and social views are very much like those of Kabir.

English To Gurmukhi Translit. Background Namdev was married before he was eleven years of age to Rajabal, daughter of Govinda Sheti Sadavarte.

Behold, my carpenter is pervading everywhere.