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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The Yoga Vasistha states that there are four characteristics that mark someone ready for spiritual journey who: This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Part of a series on. Popular passages Page iv – of one religious tradition into another by a process of selection and reconciliation.

The Concise Yoga Vasistha

Swami Venkatesananda continues the long tradition of elaborating on and clarifying the teachings of the sage Vasistha. Gaylon rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Maitri rated it it was amazing Oct 13, Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad.

It captures vasistga verve of the original text while eliminating needless repetition. Authority and meaning in Indian religions: And it will continue to change my life if I read it over and over again. In this capacity one day he was asked to escort some V. The text is traditionally attributed to Valmiki, the author of Ramayana. This is one of the longest Hindu texts in Sanskrit after the Mahabharataand an important text of Yoga. Selected pages Title Page.


The Concise Yoga Vasistha. Thinking through the Death of God. Parag Gupta rated it it was amazing Jan 18, The fact is, yogz ‘one’ thing can never be put into words or be called any word. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Story of Gadhi. Cole in Iran and the surrounding world by Nikki R. You Have 0 Item s In Cart. The Story of Bhusunda. Open Preview See a Problem? The Story of Kaca.

He was not vasietha scholarly but full of fun a trait which endeared him in later life when, as a Swami, he travelled in the West, illustrating Swami Venkatesananda Parthsarathy as he was known then was born in Tanjore on December 29th,to a South Indian Brahmin family. To the 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.

Liberation is freedom from every kind of physical, psychological and psychic distress. They keep talking toga something that you can’t talk about. Page vii – Shiva, the independent and pure Self that always vibrates in the mind, is the Parashakti that rises as joy in various sense experiences.

Mainkar states that Yoga Vasistha probably evolved over time. Jun 22, John rated it it was amazing. Atreya in suggested that the text must have preceded Gaudapada and Adi Shankarabecause it does not use their terminology, but does mention many Buddhist terms. It sees but cannot be seen, it talks but cannot be spoken about, it hears but cannot be heard, it feels but cannot be felt, It is present but does not show its presence.


This translation, known as the Jug-Basishtwhich has since became popular in Persia among intellectuals interested in Indo-Persian culture.

The Story of Sukra. Jenna rated it liked it Apr 18, It sums up the spiritual process in the seven Bhoomikas: Peter Thomi has published additional evidence in support Mainkar’s theory on Yoga Vasistha’s chronology. So after fulfilling his work commitments for a year, he returned to Rishikes to stay. The Story of the Woodapple. To one who has attained self-knowledge, this world does not appear as samsarabut as the one infinite and indivisible consciousness”.

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Want to Read saving…. Devan rated it it was amazing May 18, The first work, states Mainkar, was the original ancient work of Vasistha that was an Upanishad with Brahamanical ideas, a work that is lost.

Trivia About The Concise Yoga But to the person who has reached a certain level of understanding, this book is the most calming and inspirational read Conncise have ever had access to. The book talks about ‘one’ thing, and that ‘one’ thing is repeated from the first page to the last page, in several different ways. Yoga Vasistha was translated infrom English into portuguese by Eleonora Meier for Satsang Editora brazilian publisher of the version of Swami Venkatesananda and it is available at www.

In this version the Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha has been condensed to 86 verses, arranged into seven chapters. The Story of Arjuna. Liberation is extinction of all conditioning.

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