Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha (English and Sanskrit Edition) [K Narayanaswami Aiyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. : Laghu Yoga Vasistha (): Valmiki., K. Narayanswami Aiyer: Books. About the Book The Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha is an abridgement by Abhinanda of the well-known Yoga-vasistha, containing the essentials of Advaitavedanta.

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The word yoga seems to have been used in the title of this work in its generic sense, including Jnana-yoga and other Yoga-s as in the Bhagavadgita. I’ve just received the shawl and love it already!! This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

This contains many stories, purported to have been briefed to Sri Rama by sage Vasistha, the Guru of Ikshvagu clan. The vawistha 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.

I was very pleased with the meticulous method of shipping. As all know, the Veda-s and the Upanisad-s are so mystic in their nature in many places that their real meaning is not grasped clearly and all except true occultists-rare to find in this world-interpret them in different ways, one holding that the Veda-s inculcate nature worship, another imposing upon them a diametrically opposed view, and so on.

Educated at his village school at Kazhukanimattam and, late, at the Kumbakonam Town High School and at the Kumbakonam Government Arts College, he was a first grade pleader at Kumbakonam and made a vasisthq prosperous living there.

It gives also rules vqsistha guidance for the conduct of life in the world, these also being illustrated in the stories. This is a work for true aspirants who are in the world, but seek not to be of it.


By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Nabanita Sarma Hardcover Edition: Narayanaswami Aiyer’s free translation, first printed in and reprinted once again, makes the wisdom contained in the text accessible to the lay public.

In the phraseology of this work, it is intended neither for those Ajnanin-s the worldly-minded who welter in the sea of Samsara, without being indifferent to worldly things, nor for those higher spiritual personages who have reached a state of adeptship, so as to be above all advice.

Through Saksatkara Anubhava or direct realization, the Yogin finds he is one with the subject and does not find vasisha the reality of the object. It seems to advocate the drsti-srsti-vada which holds that the world exists only so long as it is perceived: Keep up the great work guys!

Again, thank you very much. The commentary on the former has the same number of Grantha-s as the original, whereas that of the latter comprises 74, Grantha-s, which with its original yogga a lakh. The text exists in many editions of manuscripts with varying number of verses, but similar message.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Yoga Vashishtha in Simple Hindi Language. To one who has attained self-knowledge, this world does not appear as samsarabut as the one infinite and indivisible consciousness”.

Yoga Vasistha – Wikipedia

Moksha Moksha Anubhava Turiya Sahaja. It is intended to give here a short introduction to, and an analysis of the Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha. Bergson and Hindu Vedanta Which appeared in a pamphlet form. Yoga Vasistha teachings are structured as stories and fables, [8] with a philosophical foundation similar to those found in Advaita Vedanta[9] vaasistha particularly associated with drsti-srsti subschool of Advaita which holds that the “whole world of things is the object of mind”.


The Nirnaya Sagar alghu of Yoga Vasistha manuscript has verses in the first Book, in second, verses in third, verses in the fourth book, in the fifth, while the last is longest with verses, for a cumulative total of 29, verses. He had a son and two daughters. Academic Paul Deussen Daniel H.

A translation of Yoga-V√Ęsishta: Laghu-(the smaller)

There are some peculiar traits in this work, distinguished from other spiritual works in the Sanskrit literature. The surviving text mentions Vijnanavada and Madhyamika schools of Buddhism by name, suggesting that the corresponding sections were composed after those schools were established, or about 5th-century. Blavatsky, ‘meant for the few only’.

Ravi Teja marked it as to-read Jun 04, Yoha the book has the appellation, Yoga-Vasistha, it treats of Jnana only, and practical Yoga is dealt with in two stories in this work.

I really like this website! His personal life as a real Samnyasin carried profound conviction everywhere. Vasitsha March 21st first published The origin of I-consciousness, its growth and quiescence, the nature of maya and the way yogq overcome it, the states of Jnana and ajnana, and freedom from vasana-s, pure and impure, are among the topics on which it throws light.