SKU: CONCISE YO. translated by Swami Venkateshananda with and Introduction and Bibliography by Christopher Chapple. The Concise Yoga Vasistha is a. Translated by Swami Venkatesananda. Published by State University of New York Press. pages. The Yoga Vasishta, attributed to Valmiki, the author of the . Yoga Vasistha is a philosophical text attributed to Valmiki, although the real author is unknown. .. The Concise Yoga Vāsiṣṭha. Albany: State University of New.

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He learned Sanskrit at an early age from his uncle and grandfather, and used to love to take part in religious observances. The text is traditionally attributed to Valmiki, the author of Ramayana.

Contents The Story of Suka. The surviving text mentions Vijnanavada and Madhyamika schools of Buddhism by name, suggesting that the corresponding sections were composed after those schools were established, or about 5th-century. Other scriptures Bhagavad Vasitsha Agamas. In this version the Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha has been condensed to 86 verses, arranged into seven chapters.

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Academic Paul Deussen Daniel H. Oleksiy Plotnyts’Kyy rated it it was amazing Oct 20, This is one of the longest Hindu texts in Sanskrit after the Mahabharataand an important text of Yoga. Popular passages Page iv – of one religious tradition into another by a process of selection and reconciliation.


Definitely a good read for anyone interested in Hinduism, Buddhism, or Asian philosophy. Want to Read saving…. This world is not seen by the ignorant and the wise in the same light. To one who has attained self-knowledge, this world does not appear as samsarabut as the one infinite and indivisible consciousness”. So after fulfilling his work commitments for a year, he returned to Rishikes to stay.

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The Concise Yoga Vasishta

The oldest surviving manuscript of the Moksopaya or Moksopaya Shastra has been dated to have been composed in Srinagar in the 10th century AD. To ckncise comparative religionist, it provides an occasion for understanding how Hinduism has been able to accommodate seemingly opposite schools of thought without giving way to the platitudes which mar many syncretic movements. The first work, states Mainkar, was the original ancient work of Vasistha that was an Upanishad with Brahamanical ideas, a work that is lost.

Devan rated it it was amazing May 18, The Yoga Vasistha states that there are four characteristics that mark someone ready for spiritual journey who: Yoga Vasistha teachings are divided into six parts: Lily Diamond rated it it was amazing Jul 12, Preface Introduction Section One: Gentle enquiry You should either through yourself, or the aid of the exalted onesbe ceaselessly engaged in the pursuit vasisstha this gentle enquiry, Who am I?


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Swami Venkatesananda continues the long tradition of elaborating on and clarifying the teachings of the sage Vasistha.

The Story of Suraghu. The text is named after sage Vasistha who is mentioned and revered in the seventh book of the Rigvedaand who was called as the first sage of the Vedanta school of Hindu philosophy by Adi Shankara.

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The Concise Yoga Vasistha provides a clear, provocative summary of one of the leading texts of Hinduism.