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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John Richards rated it it was amazing Jan 14, This one, though named small, is yet big enough. Thanks many times over! The larger work seems to have been partially translated by a gentleman hailing from Bengal.

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The “Yoga Sutra of Patanjali”: For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy. The short version of the text is called Laghu Yoga Vaisthawherein Laghu means “short or small”. 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.

There are some peculiar traits in this work, distinguished from other spiritual works in the Sanskrit literature.

Mainkar states that Yoga Vasistha probably evolved over time. 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.

Educated at his village school at Kazhukanimattam and, late, at the Kumbakonam Town High School and at the Kumbakonam Government Arts College, lagu was a first grade pleader at Kumbakonam and made a reasonably prosperous living there. The Yoga Vasistha describes the Jivanmuktaor liberated person, as follows abridged from the translation by KN Aiyer:. It begins with a briefing that when sage Viswamitra visited Ayodhya to request the services of Sri Rama to save his Yagna from Asuras.


The analysis cannot be an exhaustive one, as it would have then to run through many pages and form yog book. This contains many stories, purported to have been briefed to Sri Rama by sage Vasistha, the Guru of Ikshvagu clan.

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. The Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha is an abridgement by Abhinanda of the well-known Yoga-vasistha, containing the essentials of Advaitavedanta, illustrated by allegorical stories.

It is intended to give here a short introduction to, and an analysis of the Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha. Hence, it is written in yiga interest of those who have become indifferent to worldly things and crave for spirituality to become a potent factor in their daily live.

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Stories from Yoga Vasishtha. As all know, the Veda-s and the Upanisad-s are so mystic in their nature in many places that their real meaning is not grasped clearly and all except true occultists-rare to find in this world-interpret them in different ways, laghhu holding that the Veda-s inculcate nature worship, another imposing upon them a diametrically opposed view, and so on.

The term brhat means ‘great’, while laghu signifies ‘small’. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. Lavhu Sarma Hardcover Edition: The practice of atma-vichara”self-enquiry,” described in the Yoga Vasisthahas been popularised due to the influence of Ramana Maharshi, who was strongly influenced by this text.

Want to Read saving…. I’ve just received the shawl and love it already!! Estimates range, states Chapple, from “as early as the sixth or seventh century, to as late as the fourteenth century”. The Adyar Library and Research Centre has reprinted two of his works: The text exists in many editions of manuscripts with varying number of verses, but similar message. The traditional belief is that reading this book leads to spiritual liberation.


I’m intrested in Yoga,Meditation,Vedanta ,Upanishads,so,i’m naturally happy i found many rare titles in your unique garden! This is one of the longest Hindu texts in Sanskrit after the Mahabharataand an important text of Yoga. And I will also let everyone that I know, at every opportunity, how great your business and service has been for me.

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hoga The text shows the influence of Advaita Vedanta and Saivite Trika school. Almost every verse is full of finest poetical imagery; the choice of words is exceedingly pleasing to the ear. By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month.

A translation of Yoga-Vâsishta: Laghu-(the smaller)

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And rest assured that I will soon order more books. Timeline Chronology of Hindu texts. The unabridged text is currently being translated into Russian [63] and published by Swamini Vidyananda Saraswati, first five books are completed by Of the two above-mentioned works, ygoa smaller one is an abridgment of the bigger, and contains about 6, Grantha-s, whereas the latter contains 36, Yoga Vasistha is famous as one of the historically popular and influential texts of Hinduism.

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