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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Sūtra 2 says that the bondage of the jiva or the empirical individual is due to
sankucita jñāna or limited knowledge . Ajñāna or primal ignorance does not
mean total absence of knowledge but limited and vitiated knowledge . Śiva has ...
TRANSLATION Now how is it that the three kinds of mala , viz . ajñāna appearing
as limited knowledge ( āņavamala ) , māyā and its coverings ( māyiya mala ) and
kārma mala become the cause of bondage ( of the jiva ) ? In answer to this ...
Ajñānam : The primal limitation ( mala ) ; Ajñāna in this system does not mean
absence of knowledge , but contracted or limited knowledge . Being inherent in
Puruşa on account of which he considers himself as of limited knowledge and ...
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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