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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If jñāna is interpreted as limited knowledge , then the sūtra would mean ' limited
knowledge is annam i . e . is devoured by the Yogi . If jñāna is interpreted as ...
highest satisfaction . ” Bhāskara also gives the above interpretation in his
In his introductory verse , Kșemarāja says that the interpretation of the sūtras
given by the prevalent vịttis is , at places , inconsistent inasmuch as it is opposed
to the traditional teaching of the great teachers of the system ( gurvāmnāya ...
Others from the point of view of hermenia which maintains that interpretation
should be made in accordance with every letter interpret this sūtra thus : Yo
suggests Yogindra — a yogi par excellence , vi suggests vijñāna — special
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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