Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Swami ioned. The Ashtavakra Gita, or the Ashtavakra Samhita as it is sometimes called, is a very ancient Sanskrit text. Nothing seems to be known about the author, though. ‘Ashtavakra Gita’ is one of the advaitic masterpieces. Without mincing matters it comes out with the advaitic truth, the whole truth and nothing but advaita which is .
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Using the tweezers of the knowledge of the truth I have managed to extract the painful thorn of endless opinions from the recesses of my heart. Customers who bought this item also bought. I am supremely peaceful and formless, and I remain as such.
A fool does not get rid of his stupidity even on hearing the truth. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya. Recognising that all this and my body too are nothing, while my true self is nothing but pure consciousness, what is there left for the imagination to work on now?
If even Shiva, Vishnu, or asmhita lotus-born Brahma were your instructor, until you have forgotten everything you cannot be established within. This is the life of a man at peace. Bitten by the Black Snake: One may get all asntavakra of pleasure by the acquisition of various objects of enjoyment, but one cannot be happy except by the renunciation of everything.
Life in a community, then going beyond such a state, meditation and the elimination of mind-made objects — by means of these I have seen my error, and I am now established. The seer is without thoughts even when thinking, without senses among the senses, without understanding even in understanding, and without a sense of responsibility even in the ego.
All this, which has originated out of me, is resolved back into me too, like a jug back into clay, a wave into water, and a bracelet into gold.
That which is experienced within by one who is desireless and free from pain, and content to rest in himself — how could it be described, and of whom? You may, as a learned man, indulge in wealth, activity, and meditation, but your mind will still long for that which is the cessation of desire, and beyond all goals. New age, Pop Yoga fake teachings don’t even come close to touching this.
The wise samhitw who just goes on doing what presents itself for him to do, encounters no difficulty in either activity or inactivity. In him for whom the ocean of samsara has dried up, there is neither attachment or aversion. Check date values in: The wise man, unlike the worldly man, does not see inner stillness, distraction, or fault in himself, even when living like a worldly man. Read more Read less. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Just as a mirror exists everywhere both within and apart from its reflected images, so sahtavakra Supreme Lord exists everywhere within and apart from this body.
None of these senses please a man who has found satisfaction within, just as Nimba leaves do not please the swmhita that has acquired the sahmita for Sallaki leaves.
I do not even see dualism in a crowd of people, so what do I gain if it is replaced by a desert? If you are looking for ashttavakra book without any lengthy stories, parables, hard to understand concepts and spiritual gymnasctics which makes you even more confused and frustrated after reading them, then this book is for you. Retrieved 20 July Just as one and the same all-pervading space exists within and without a jar, so the eternal, everlasting God exists in the totality of things.
Please try again later. For him who shines with the radiance of Infinity and is not subject to natural causality there is neither bondage, liberation, pleasure, nor pain.
Desire and anger are objects of the mind, but the mind is not yours, nor ever has been. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.
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Shining is my essential nature, and I am nothing other than that. Please read it with some patience. Realising my supreme self-nature in the Person of the Witness, the Lord, and the state of desirelessness in bondage or liberation, I feel no inclination for liberation.
It was my thirst for living that was my bondage. So long as desire, the state of lack of discrimination, remains, the sense of revulsion and attraction will remain, which is the samyita and branch of samsara.
You are unconditioned and changeless, formless and immovable, unfathomable awareness, unperturbable: For the seer who knows himself as imperishable and beyond pain there is neither knowledge, a world, nor the sense that I am the body or the body mine. In other projects Wikiquote. How can there be self-knowledge for him whose knowledge depends on what he sees?
Every rereading sajhita me more ashtacakra more knower of ultimate truth about ourselves. The wise do not see this and that, but see themselves as infinite. For me who am blessed and without limitation, there is no initiation or scripture, no disciple or teacher, and no goal of human life. Live happily and fulfilled.
To know this is knowledge, and then there is neither renunciation, aahtavakra, or cessation of it. For more info see. Retrieved from ” https: Recognise that the apparent is unreal, while the unmanifest is abiding.