Śiva Sūtras: The Yoga of Supreme Identity : Text of the Sūtras and the Commentary Vimarśinī of Kṣemarāja Translated Into English with Introduction, Notes, Running Exposition, Glossary and Index
Siva Sutras are considered to be a revealed book of the Yoga: supreme identity of the individual self with the Divine. Dr. Jaideva Singh has studied the book with the help of his guru Swami Laksmana Joo, the sole surviving exponent of this system in Kashmir and has provided an English Translation of the Sutras together with the commentary of Ksemaraja. Each Sutra is given in Devanagari as well as in Roman Script. Then the meaning of every word of the Sutra is given in English, followed by a translation of the whole Sutra. This is followed by the Vimarsini Commentary in Sanskrit and its English translation, copious notes on important and technical words and a running exposition of the main ideas of the Sutra. A long introduction, together with an abstract of each Sutra, throws a flood of light on the entire system of Saiva Yoga. A Glossary of technical terms and index are appended for the convenience of the reader.
Dedicated, Blessing, Preface, Introduction, Siva Sutras-Text and commentary, Section I-III Sambhavopaya, Conclusion, Glossary of Technical Terms, Subject Index, Index to important Sanskrit Words, Alphabetical Index to the sutras.
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The Sūtra , therefore , means that a sudden flash or opening out of
transcendental consciousness is Bhairava or Siva . That is , since this sudden
flash is the means to Bhairava - consciousness , it may be called Bhairava .
( great scriptures ) , he is said to have entered the being of Manthāna Bhairava . 3
One who is not of this sort becomes an object of enjoyment of the forces of the
waking and other states , and remains simply the usual empirical subject . Even a
Bhairava ( apara ) : Siddhas who have unity - consciousness and consider the
whole world as identical with Self . Bhairava ( para ) : Parama Śiva ; the Highest
Reality . This is an anacrostic word , bha , indicating bharaṇa , maintenance of
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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