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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O goddess , the universe right from Brahmā down to earth is pervaded by Mātrka
who is full of the lustre of parāhantā — the I - consciousness of the Supreme ” .
This parāhantā or I - consciousness is the creative power of Parama Siva .
Then the entire universe appears as a form of consciousness . It is no longer a
mere material object , completely separate from consciousness , but only an
expression of consciousness in a particular form . Then there is visvasamhāra i .
gfall 93 11 TRANSLATION U19 Siddhaḥ means “ is achieved ' ; svatantrabhāvaḥ
means ' Freedom which is of the form of inherent knowledge and activity and can
bring the entire universe under its control . As has been said by Śrī Nāthapada ...
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The Philosophical Background of the SivaSūtras
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