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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Kșemarāja , in the introductory portion of his commentary , says that since many
incongruous expositions had been given by the commentaries extant in his time ,
he undertook to write a new commentary in due conformity with the old tradition ...
Commentaries on the Siva - Sūtras : Kșemarāja says in his commentary
Vimarsini that he noticed discrepancies in the various commentaries prevalent in
his time . Therefore , he undertook to write a new commentary . He has not
named the ...
It is well - known that Kșemarāja was a pupil of Abhinavagupta who flourished in
the 10th Century . The Vimarsini Commentary must have been written by
Kșemarāja in the 10th Century . Kșemarāja was a prolific writer . He wrote the ...
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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