Yoga vasistha book

The author of the shorter version, the Laghu-Yogavasistha , is generally considered to be Abhinanda of Kashmir. Domantas Buivydas rated it it was amazing Feb 07, In Chapter 2 of Book VI, titled as The story of Iksvaku , the text explains the state of nirvana liberation as follows, "Liberation is peace. At the age of fourteen he discovered a book by Swami Sivananda in a bookshop. I think it is better not to let the mind dwell on it but to ignore it.

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I read it in the evening, just before meditation on my first read through, which commenced in Sept.

Books On Yoga Vasistha

In any event, it makes for a difficult read of what already is a challenging book. It is one of those rare books with extremely high vibrations which have the power of giving one the experience of the divine inside. Thanks for telling us about the problem. At the age of fourteen he discovered a book by Swami Sivananda in a bookshop. Joga Chinmaya Mission Trust, Mumbai.

One of the most refined spiritual scriptures. None of the stories were omitted; only some insignificant details, such as battle scenes were removed. In the midst of his world travels, he translated a minimum of one page per day and formatted it as daily readings with a page per day, covering two years—a total of pages.

The name Vasistha in the title of the text refers to Rishi Vasistha. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info exoticindia.

To apply with diligence to whatever is excellent, not low nor mean and not liable to loss or decay, is the precept of parents and preceptors to their sons and pupils. I have got both of vasietha and they are very much helpful for my paper writing.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Those who do not read Sanskrit can only give second hand evaluations, but his translation may reflect the poetical qualities in which the Sanskrit of Yoga Vasishta was written. He was also an excellent scholar in Western spiritual poetry and literature.

Vasistha’s Yoga (Yoga Vasistha)

Indian scriptures were first meant to be heard and only in later ages to be read. This world is not seen by the ignorant and the wise in the same light.

Authority and meaning in Indian religions: In this version the Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha has been condensed to 86 verses, arranged into seven chapters.

He worshipped Visnu to know something about his Maya-power. Human effort can be used for self-betterment and that there is no such thing as an external fate imposed by the gods. Each page has something to teach, and I was too busy with my own projects to read it comprehensively.

As regards ritualistic worship, it is atmapuja or worship of the Self through bodha understandingsamya sense of equality towards all and sama calmness of mind that really matters.

Vasistha's Yoga

After working for the Madras Corporation, he obtained the position of Private Secretary to the Minister of War in Calcutta; most suitably, as a member of the diplomatic core. He looked at Parthasarathy and said, "So. The surviving text mentions Vijnanavada and Vasisthq schools of Buddhism by name, suggesting that the corresponding sections were composed after those schools were established, or about 5th-century.

Sunil rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Indian Philosophies always enchants your being into a different spectrum and takes you smoothly though the most concentric forms of shapes and geometries and concludes your the teachings you how to be mindgasmic. Almost every verse is full of finest poetical imagery; the choice of words is exceedingly pleasing to the ear.

Chronology of Hindu texts.

Vinay Bansal rated it it was amazing Feb 07, The practice of atma-vichara"self-enquiry," described in the Yoga Vasisthahas been popularised due to the influence of Ramana Maharshi, who was strongly influenced by this text. Return to Book Page.

He was not only scholarly but full of fun a trait which endeared him in later life when, as a Swami, he travelled in the Gasistha, illustrating Swami Venkatesananda Parthsarathy as he was known then was born in Tanjore on December 29th,to a South Indian Brahmin family. The conversation between Vasistha and Prince Rama is that between a great, enlightened sage and a seeker of liberation.

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