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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His rare persuasiveness and lucidity of expression brought good results. Some editorial changes have been made.

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

There are three benefits derived from the study of books, from lectures of a preceptor, and from one’s own industry, all of which are attendant on our exertions and not destiny. At first, it enunciates an aspect of the Vedanta doctrine in its several bearings and then elucidates it with beautiful stories. Next day, seeing him circumambulate an idol in a temple, I asked him to whom he was paying respects. It gives also rules of guidance for the conduct of life in the world, these also being illustrated in the stories.

A translation of Yoga-V√Ęsishta: Laghu- by K. Narayanaswami Aiyer

The Yoga Vasistha describes the Jivanmuktaor liberated person, as follows abridged from the translation by KN Aiyer:. Originally written in Sanskrit, the Yoga Vasistha has been translated into many Indian languagesand the stories are told to children in various forms.

By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. 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.

Retrieved from ” https: Even in the ten Upanisad-s, all the metaphysical-leaving aside for the present, as impossible, the occult-theories have not been worked out in a systematic manner; only some clues have been vouchsafed there-upon. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. The Adyar Library is again bringing this work into print as there has been a demand for it. One day an Advaita Pandit lectured in a certain place about Brahman being nirguna or without any attributes and the only Reality, and argued with great vehemence against his adversary.


The Safavid -era mystic Mir Findiriski d. As always, I can count on Exotic India to find treasures not found in stores in my area. The authorship is attributed to Rsi Valmiki, the author of the Ramayana, who is said to have related the whole of the Yoga-Vasistha to Rsi Bharadvaja as having occurred between Sri Rama and Rsi Vasistha.

Laghu Yoga Vasishta

Yoga Vasistha teachings are structured as stories and fables, [8] with a philosophical foundation similar to those found in Advaita Vedanta[9] is particularly associated with drsti-srsti subschool of Advaita which holds that the “whole world of things is the object of mind”. Yoga Vasistha was translated infrom English into portuguese by Eleonora Meier for Satsang Editora brazilian publisher of the version of Swami Venkatesananda and it is available at www.

The statues arrived yesterday. This is an abridged version of the Yoga Vasistha, a part of Ramayana by sage Valmiki. Chronology of Hindu texts. Here a curious instance occurs to me.

You won’t believe what lagju items have looked like when they’ve arrived! Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. It is in the form of replies given by Vasistha to Sri Rama’s queries regarding philosophical problems of life and death, and human suffering, and treats the essentials of Advaita Vedanta.

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If one has the patience and interest in philosophy, this book is a must read. But the Yoga-Vasistha has followed a new and distinct path. Vasiztha Moksha Anubhava Turiya Sahaja. Lists with This Book.

It seems to advocate the drsti-srsti-vada which holds that the world exists only so long as it is perceived: There are some peculiar traits in this work, distinguished from other spiritual works in the Sanskrit literature. Other scriptures Bhagavad Gita Agamas. He had a son and two daughters. Hence, it is written in the interest of those who have become indifferent to worldly things and crave for spirituality to become a potent factor in their daily live.


Though the book has the appellation, Yoga-Vasistha, it treats of Jnana only, and practical Yoga is dealt with in two stories in this work. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Scholars seriously doubt the larger version of the text was authored by Valmiki, and consider the attribution as a mark of modest respect and reverence for him in the Hindu tradition by the actual unknown author s or compiler s.

Veeraswami Aiyer, a prominent Vakil of Tiruvarur in the early twenties of this century, and another, an engineer of the Public Works Department of the Government. Pages from the book. Ravi Prakash Arya Hardcover Edition: But of this, later on. In other projects Wikiquote. The Yoga-Vasistha is a popular text on Advaita VedantaPuranic in form and philosophical in content.

vasisyha Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written religious articles and product discounts. It sums up the spiritual process in the seven Bhoomikas: Academic Paul Deussen Daniel H.

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This translation, known as the Jug-Basishtwhich has since became popular in Persia among intellectuals interested in Indo-Persian culture. Thus are most of our Pandits, theorizing only, with yofa practical about them, and soaring into the region of the Absolute without a proper knowledge of the basic foundations of Vedanta.

The analysis cannot be vaxistha exhaustive one, as it would have then to run through many pages and form another book. He died in “December at Pudukkottai on one of his lecture tours.

Atreya in suggested that the text must have preceded Gaudapada and Adi Shankarabecause it does not use their terminology, but does mention many Buddhist terms.