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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21 ) “ That which is unlimited consciousness transcending all limited expressions
of Reality from earth right up to Śiva , that alone is the highest Reality ; that am I .
Therefore I am both transcendent to and immanent in the universe .
23 ) “ The highest reality is everywhere and in every way Selfluminous . Vikalpa
can neither help nor hinder it . ” In fact the highest reality cannot be brought under
any practice or discipline . " अभ्यासश्च परे तत्त्वे शिवात्मनि ...
6 ( VIII , 11 - 18 ) Therefore as defined by Mặtyujit ( Netratantra ) , there can be
samāveśa in the highest Reality , also by Dhāraṇā , etc . , in a higher sense , not
merely the attianment of limited supernormal powers . NOTES 1 . The word '
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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