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 it is ceaseless , it is called anāhata , i . e . unstruck , natural , uncaused .
Jayaratha ' s commentary on this runs as follows : "
Secondly they are called eunuch because they are unable to produce any other
letter . 5 . This is called triangular vowel ( faturata ) because firstly the letter ' e ' ( )
is written in Śāradā Script as Ñ ( indicating three angles ) and secondly because
It is called inner as contrasted with the gross body which is the outer covering of
the soul . Antaḥstha : Lit ; standing in between , the letters 9 , 7 , 7 , 9 , are known
as antaḥstha letters . According to Śikṣā ( Phonetics ) and Vyākaraña ...
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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