SKU: CONCISE YO. translated by Swami Venkateshananda with and Introduction and Bibliography by Christopher Chapple. The Concise Yoga Vasistha is a. Translated by Swami Venkatesananda. Published by State University of New York Press. pages. The Yoga Vasishta, attributed to Valmiki, the author of the . Yoga Vasistha is a philosophical text attributed to Valmiki, although the real author is unknown. .. The Concise Yoga Vāsiṣṭha. Albany: State University of New.

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The Story of King Janaka. In this capacity one day he was asked to escort some V. Click on image to enlarge. The long version of the text is called Brihat Yoga Cincisewherein Brihat means “great or large”.

The Nirnaya Sagar version 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. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. The following traditional Sanskrit commentaries on the Yoga Vasistha are extant: Liberation is freedom from every kind of physical, psychological and psychic distress.

Available as a Google eBook for other eReaders and tablet devices. Almost every verse is full of finest poetical imagery; the choice of words is exceedingly pleasing to the ear.

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. Nov 28, Kalpana rated it it was amazing. He looked at Parthasarathy and said, “So.

To one who is not primed to read it, the book seems extreme as it did seven years ago, when I picked it up for the first time.


The Concise Yoga Vasistha

The Story of the Philosophers Stone. Part of a series on. Yoga Vasistha is considered one of the most important texts of the Vedantic philosophy. I would like to read a bit in this book, how do I actually get to download?

The Concise Yoga Vasistha by Swami Venkatesananda

The Story of Kaca. The Story of Lola. Later he travelled the world to spread the message of his master, Swami Sivananda. It captures the verve of the original text while eliminating xoncise repetition. Academic Paul Deussen Daniel H. Jenna rated it liked it Apr 18, In other projects Wikiquote. I really wanted to take my yova and slowly digest it, instead of just trying to read it quickly to add to my list of books read.

This book took me over a year to read, and it was totally worth it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. Martyrdom and the Politics of Religion.

It sums up the spiritual process in the seven Bhoomikas: No trivia or quizzes yet. For the specialist, this book makes available a handy guide to the original Sanskrit without sacrificing philosophical depth. It answers the questions that has puzzled generations for time immemorial – what the meaning of life is, what the nature of the universe is, who we are and why we are here.

Other editions – View all Supreme Yoga Limited preview – At the age of fourteen he discovered a book by Swami Sivananda in a bookshop. It consists of numerous short stories and anecdotes used to help illustrate its ideas and message.

Translated by Venkatesananda, Swami. The Concise Yoga Vasistha provides a clear, provocative summary of one of the leading texts of Hinduism. 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.


GlennRamana Maharshi: To one who has attained self-knowledge, this world does not appear as samsarabut as the one infinite and indivisible consciousness”. They keep talking about something that you can’t talk about. Retrieved from ” https: Paul rated it it was amazing Sep 23, The Yoga Vasistha is a syncretic work, containing elements of VedantaYogaSamkhyaSaiva SiddhantaJainism and Mahayana Buddhismthus making it, according to Chapple, “a Hindu text par excellenceincluding, as does Hinduism, a mosaic-style amalgam of diverse and sometimes opposing traditions”.

The text shows the influence of Advaita Vedanta and Saivite Trika school.

He was so impressed that he wrote to Swami Sivananda asking if he could join him in his ashram. He visited Sivananda Ashram and was told that Swami Sivananda was resting and he wouldn’t be able to meet him. Swami Venkatesananda continues the long tradition of elaborating on and clarifying the fasistha of the sage Vasistha. The oldest surviving manuscript of the Moksopaya or Moksopaya Shastra has been dated to have been composed in Srinagar in the 10th century AD.

Swami Sivananda told him to finish his education and then come to Rishikesh. The Story of the Woodapple.

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. The Yoga-vasistha is throughout a philosophical work, in the form of popular lectures, and the same idea is often repeated again and again in various kinds of expressions and poetical imagery.

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