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Crest jewel of yogis

Crest jewel of yogis

biography and advices of the peerless preceptor, His Holiness Abhinava Vidyateertha Mahaswamigal.


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Published by Sri Sharada Trust, Can be had from Sri Sharada Trust, Madras Office in Sringeri, Madras .
Written in English

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Biography of Abhinava Vidyateertha, b. 1917, 35th hierarch of the Sringeri Mutt and his discourses on Hinduism and Advaita philosophy.

LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 90/60393 (B)
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2698311M
LC Control Number85910334

  He taught monasticism and focused on a non-dual philosophy. According to Shankara, Brahman alone is real and the world in which we live is one of Maya that he likened to the trick of a magician. His most famous work, The Crest Jewel of Wisdom, taught that our central task as spiritual aspirants is to develop the light of the intuition. He. Five of the Hindu holy books are the Rig Veda, Bhagavad Gita, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda, and Athava Veda. “Let him not love to speak ill words; but fear the One who holds all four within his hand, until they fall.” —Rig Veda, Book 1. Hymn “Give u. Srimati Radharani was not mentioned in much Vedic literature as any other character. Yet her existence is not to be doubted for the following references: Shankaracharya, a greatest authority of Vedic knowledge himself glorified Radharani in his Ja.

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What to speak of other places, at Vrndavana the offenders are Size: 4MB. However, people tend to forget that Shankara was a great Raja Yogi as well, one of the greatest of all time. Shankara discusses all the main aspects of Raja Yoga in his different books and shows he knew the secrets of the chakras, mantra, pranayama, concentration and meditation, as well as the intricacies of Nirvikalpa Samadhi, the highest yogic state.

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O crest-jewel on the head of the demigods. Who other than You can be the Supreme Brahman. Brahma and Siva con­stantly glorify You, the unlimited ocean of transcendental qualities.

The yogis and paramahamsas happily praise and meditate upon Your lotus feet, which are forever massaged by the auspicious lotus hands of God­dess Laksmi. Responsiveness to yoga practice. Y ou cannot lessen the effect of yoga, but you can certainly lessen or even prevent your responsiveness to it and the effect it will have on you.

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