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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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”.

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Yoga Vasistha is considered one of the most important texts of the Vedantic philosophy. Liberation is extinction of all conditioning. Liberation is freedom from every kind of physical, psychological and psychic distress. Christine Ra rated it it was amazing Sep comcise, The “Yoga Sutra of Patanjali”: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Contents and stories of the Yoga Vasistha. Refresh and try again. I really wanted to take my time and slowly digest it, instead of just trying to read it quickly to add to my list of books read.


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The short version of the text is called Laghu Yoga Vasishtawherein Laghu means “short or small”. 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. The Yoga Vasistha states that there are four characteristics that mark someone ready for spiritual journey who: Popular passages Page iv – of one religious tradition into another by a process of selection and reconciliation.

Shortly after, Sivananda unexpectedly came out. Theological Reflections on the Problem of Usury. The Story of the Sons of Indu.

The Story of Prahlada. In this version the Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha has been condensed to 86 verses, arranged into seven chapters.

The Story of Karkati. It captures the verve of the original text while eliminating needless repetition. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Naryanaswami Aiyer translated the well-known abridged version, Laghu-Yoga-Vasistha.

The Yoga Vasistha describes the Jivanmuktaor liberated person, as follows abridged from the translation by Concize Aiyer:. 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.


Yoga Vasistha is famous as one of the historically popular and influential texts of Hinduism. 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.

In Chapter 2 of Book Concisr, titled as The story of Iksvakuthe text explains the state of nirvana liberation as follows, “Liberation is peace. The date or century of the text’s composition or compilation is unknown, and variously estimated from the content and references it makes to other literature, other schools of Indian philosophies. The Story of King Janaka.

The book talks about ‘one’ thing, and that ‘one’ thing is repeated from the first page to the last page, in several different ways. Originally written vwsistha 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.