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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This translation, known as the Jug-Basishtwhich has since became popular in Persia among intellectuals interested in Indo-Persian culture. Ravi Teja marked it as to-read Jun 04, This is purely vedantic philososophical, that at the end of every story, a philosophical fact is explained; and as such it took more than a month to complete the book of about pages.

I have purchased several items from Exotic India: Even in the ten Upanisad-s, all the metaphysical-leaving vaslstha for the present, as impossible, the occult-theories have not been worked out in a systematic manner; only some clues have been vouchsafed there-upon. The term brhat means ‘great’, while laghu signifies ‘small’. Not only the stories of the past and the present at the time of Ramayans, but also the stories of those who are yet lwghu come during the Mahbharatha period, which happened after several thousand years of Ramayana are vsaistha briefed in this epic.

Human effort can be used for vsaistha and that there is no such thing as an external fate imposed by the gods. 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”. Oh how I wished that other businesses in India would learn to do the same!


At first, it enunciates an aspect of the Vedanta doctrine vaistha its several bearings and then elucidates casistha with beautiful stories. To one who has attained self-knowledge, this world does not appear as samsarabut as the one infinite and indivisible consciousness”. Similarly will this work not appeal to a person who has not caught even a glimpse of the higher life and principles.

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The philosophical doctrine is divided into six prakaranas viz. Vytautas Baipsys marked it as to-read Jan 20, The first work, states Mainkar, was the original ancient work of Vasistha that was an Upanishad with Brahamanical ideas, a work that is lost.

Keerthi K marked it as to-read Jul 03, Almost every verse is full of finest poetical imagery; the choice of words is exceedingly pleasing to the ear. I’ve just received the shawl and love it already!! This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat In the abridged text, almost all the words are reproduced verbatim from the bigger one, the work of the author having been generally to clip the bigger version of its expansive descriptions and so on; so that in the work before us, the quintessence is extracted.

Yoga Vasistha is famous as one of the historically popular and influential texts of Hinduism. Verify the characters on the left. Gentle enquiry You should either through yourself, or the aid of the exalted onesbe ceaselessly engaged in the pursuit of this gentle enquiry, Who am I?


Academic Paul Deussen Daniel H. His rare persuasiveness and lucidity of expression brought good results. 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.


A minor vasisthw which attracted attention particularly among Western scientists was Prof.

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

Published March 21st first published Chronology of Hindu texts. John Richards rated it it was amazing Jan 14, The unabridged text is currently being translated into Russian [63] and published by Swamini Vidyananda Saraswati, first five books are completed by The conversation between Vasistha and Prince Rama is that between a great, enlightened sage and a seeker of liberation.

I get the immediate fruit of my labor in proportion to my exertion, hence I say, I enjoy the fruit of my labor and not of fortune. Even she has not thrown full light on them, as she probably was note privileged so to don.

Laghh am grateful to be your customer. 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”.

I really like this website! This one, though named small, is yet big enough. The Adyar Library is again bringing this work into print as there has been a demand for it.