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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... Spanda Kārikā as generally known . On this , there are the following
commentaries : Pradipa by Utpala Vaişņava , Vivști by Rāmakantha ,
Spandasandoha and Spandanirņaya by Kșemarāja . Spandasandoha contains
a commentary only ...
The same purport of the above sūtra has been epitomised in the following verse (
in Spandakärikā ) . " The empirical self is reduced to inefficiency on account of his
innate impure limiting conditions ( āņava , māyiya and kārma mala ) He is ...
The same idea has been expressed in another way in Spanda kārikā : “ That
operative energy of Siva ( i . e . the divine spanda ) existing in the limited
experient ( i . e . the empirical individual ) binds the individual ( when unrealized )
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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