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 ' l ' and the ' This ' are in an undivided unity . The ' I ' is the prakāśa aspect . “
This ' or its consciousness of itself is the vimarśa aspect . This Vimarśa is
svātantrya or unimpeded sovereign power or Sakti . This Vimarśa is not
In this aspect , He is known as Sadāśiva or Sādākhya . 4 . Jñāna or knowledge .
In this aspect , He is known as Iśvara . 5 . Kriyā — the power of assuming any and
every form . In this aspect , He is known as Sadvidyā or Suddha Vidyā .
As has been said in the laudatory verse uttered by the goddess in the seventh
section of Naiśvāsyatantra entitled ' Goddess and God as dancer ' : “ In one
aspect you are the inner Self , a dancer , in another aspect ) you are preserver of
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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