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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On Dispassion Section Two: Authority and meaning in Indian religions: Vasisyha Benden rated it it was amazing Sep 07, The author of the shorter version, the Laghu-Yogavasisthais generally considered to be Abhinanda of Kashmir.

The Concise Yoga Vasishta

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. He visited Sivananda Ashram and was told that Swami Sivananda was resting and he wouldn’t be able to meet him. The Story of Dama Vyala and Kata. 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 hoga.

Swami Venkatesananda continues the long tradition of elaborating on and clarifying the teachings of the sage Vasistha. Other editions – View all Supreme Yoga Limited preview – And it will continue to change my life if I read it over and over again.


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The Story of the Vampire. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Translated by Venkatesananda, Swami. I get the immediate fruit of my labor in proportion to my vasisthx, hence I say, I enjoy the fruit of my labor and not of fortune. The verses of Yoga Vasistha are structured in the genre of ancient Indian literature, called Grantha. The Story of Prahlada.

Originally written in Sanskrit, the Yoga Vasistha has been translated into many Indian languagesand the stories are told to children in various forms. In this capacity one day he was asked to escort some V.

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To the vassistha 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.

It is a beacon of light that resets the reader so that she can once again find her center. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The Story of King Janaka. Popular passages Page iv – of one religious tradition into another by a process of selection and reconciliation. Later he travelled the world to spread the message of his master, Swami Sivananda.

This genre is found in Bhakti movement literature, and Yoga Vasistha’s Advaita theories and monism influenced the Grantha literature of Sikhism, whose primary scripture is called Guru Granth Sahib. This translation, known as the Jug-Basishtwhich has since became popular in Persia among intellectuals interested in Indo-Persian culture. The Vaskstha Yoga Vasistha a clear, provocative summary of one concie the leading texts of Hinduism. Emma rated it it was amazing Sep 03, The oldest surviving manuscript of the Moksopaya or Moksopaya Shastra has been dated to have been composed in Srinagar in the 10th century AD.


The full editions contain over 29, [2] to a few with 32, verses, [3] and in some editions about 36, verses. It captures the verve of the original text while eliminating needless repetition. Concis world is not seen by the ignorant and the wise in the same light. Yoga Vasistha is famous as one of the historically popular and influential texts of Hinduism.

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Vssistha through the Death of God. Explored ideas that I had heard of before, but hadn’t quite understood.

The following traditional Sanskrit commentaries on the Yoga Vasistha are extant: Yoga Vasistha is considered one of the most important texts of the Vedantic philosophy.