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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As there is further expansion of the worldmanifesting power of aham or I -
consciousness , ānanda sakti ( bliss ) comes into play which assumes the form of
the letter ' ā ( 9 ) , then bringing forward icchā Śakti ( will power ) , that
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
There are five main Śaktis of Siva , viz . , Cit or ANUTTARA Sakti , Ananda , Icchā
, Jñāna and Kriyā . The anuttara sakti expresses itself in the vowel ' a ' ( a ) ; the
ānanda sakti expresses itself in the vowel ' ã ' ( 91 ) . Icchā Sakti expresses itself ...
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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