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 four - phased or Catuşkala vindu consists of ( 1 ) icchā ( 2 ) jñāna ( 3 ) kriyā
pertaining to Śakti and ( 4 ) svātantrya , pertaining to Śiva . 7 . The vindus or
points of icchā , jñāna and kriyā now form a straight line . This is known as
in the akşubdha2 state of icchā and i ( $ ) in its kşubdha state which is an
expression of iśāna or iśitri ( the power of mastery ) ; then with jñāna sakti in its
akşubdha state , she displays unmeșa ( knowledge ) which is represented by the
letter ' u ...
Akşubdha and Kșubdha : Akşubdha ( lit , unagitated ) is the state in which Icchā
Sakti has simply decided to manifest externally , but is still unaffected by
objectivity . Kșubdha ( i . e . agitated ) is the state when Icchā Sakti is coloured by
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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