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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On the realization of the five - fold act of the Self citta ( the individual
consciousness ) , by inward movement becomes citi ( universal consciousness )
by rising to the status of cetana ( the knowing subject ) . The following lucid
commentary of ...
In this , there is no object or support on which the citta is to be steadied or fixed .
Rather , the citta has to withdraw , to cease playing an active role . Therefore , this
is also known as nirālamba yoga ( supportless yoga ) . In Sāktopāya , citta is the ...
Cit or universal consciousness during the course of manifestation becomes
reduced to Citta which consists of buddhi , manas , and ahamkāra . The citta
becomes conditioned by its desire for the pleasure of the objects of sense .
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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