Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha (English and Sanskrit Edition) [K Narayanaswami Aiyer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. : Laghu Yoga Vasistha (): Valmiki., K. Narayanswami Aiyer: Books. About the Book The Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha is an abridgement by Abhinanda of the well-known Yoga-vasistha, containing the essentials of Advaitavedanta.

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The original version, Brihu Yoga Vasistha is said to contain 36, verses, and that abridged by Abhnandhana contains verses, therefore called Laghu-yoga-vasistha. Raghvendra marked it as to-read Feb 08, The following traditional Sanskrit commentaries on the Yoga Vasistha are extant: Translated by Venkatesananda, Swami. Principles of Yoga Vashistha.

There are, at present known to us, two works by the name of Yoga-Vasistha, the larger one going by vasstha name of Brhad-Yoga-Vasistha and the smaller one, Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha. Bronze and wood statues, books and apparel. The text is traditionally attributed to Valmiki, the author of Ramayana.

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Authority and meaning in Indian religions: Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. Views Read Edit View history.

Exotic India you are great! An assiduous writer, his articles regularly appeared in The Theosophist, then published from London. The Yoga Vasistha Set of 2 Volumes. This world is not seen by the ignorant and the wise in the same light.

Moksha Moksha Anubhava Turiya Sahaja. His task was also to help in weaning away Indians from the Christian missionary influence and from an imitative way of life patterned on the West.


The Adyar Library is again bringing this work into print as there has been a demand for it. The Yoga Vasistha describes the Jivanmuktaor liberated person, as follows abridged from the translation by KN Aiyer:.

Yoga Vasistha teachings are structured as stories and fables, [8] with a philosophical foundation similar to those found in Advaita Vedanta[9] is particularly associated with drsti-srsti subschool of Advaita which holds that the “whole world of things is the object of mind”.

The Yoga Vasistha is a syncretic work, containing elements of VedantaYogaSamkhyaSaiva SiddhantaJainism and Mahayana Buddhismthus making it, according to Chapple, “a Hindu text par excellenceincluding, as does Hinduism, a mosaic-style amalgam of diverse and sometimes opposing traditions”.

At first, it enunciates an aspect of the Vedanta doctrine in its several bearings and then elucidates it with beautiful stories. Sudhakar Malaviya Hardcover Edition: To one who has attained self-knowledge, this world does not appear as samsarabut as the one infinite and indivisible consciousness”.

For the first three Prakarana’s there is a commentary called Vasistha Candrika by Atmasukha, and for the last three Prakarana-s Mummidi Devaraya wrote the Samsaratarani commentary both published with the text, Nirnayasagar Press, Bombay, State University of New York Press.

To apply with diligence to whatever is excellent, not low nor mean and not liable to loss or decay, is the precept of parents and preceptors to their sons and pupils. This contains many stories, purported to have been briefed to Sri Rama by sage Vasistha, the Guru of Ikshvagu clan.


Part of a series on. This is the long and short of all the Shastrasthat diligence preserves our minds from all evils, by employing them to whatever is good and right.

Secondly-This book serves as a ladder wherewith to climb from the Sesvara Samkhya doctrine of Patanjali as given in his Yogasutra-s to the Maya conception of the Advaita Pantheists, and thus renders possible a reconciliation between them both. By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month.

It’s my third order and i’m very pleased with you. Almost every verse is full of finest poetical imagery; the choice of words is exceedingly pleasing to the ear.

A translation of Yoga-V√Ęsishta: Laghu-(the smaller)

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It is also known by other names like Arsaramayana, Jnanavasistha, Maharamayana, Vasistharamayana and Vasistha and is ascribed to sage Valmiki himself.