Jul 9, 11 Viveka Choodamani. 34 Aitareya Upanishad. 12 Jnana Sara. 35 Narada Bhakti Sutras. 13 Drig-Drishya Viveka. 36 Taittiriya Upanishad. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Editor’s note: The Dŗg-Dŗśya-Viveka contains 46 slokas performing an inquiry into the distinction between the “seer” (Dŗg) and the “seen” (Dŗśya),an overview of.
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The manifestating of all names and forms in the entity which is Existence-Consciousness-Bliss and which is the same as Brahman, like, the foams etc. The mind is perceived and the Self is its perceiver.
The experience of the world is undeniable. Having become indifferent to name and form, and being devoted to Drsua, one should always practise concentration either within the heart or outside.
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A total of six techniques are given. The summary of all the various techniques is this: The projecting power creates everything from the subtle body to the gross universe. The veiling power conceals the distinction between the perceiver and the perceived objects, which are cognized within ourselves, as well as the distinction between Brahman and the phenomenal universe which is perceived outside. But really it has the nature of Brahman.
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These can be perceived by the Consciousness. The language is also very simple and easy to understand. Author of this classic drrsya Vidya tanya as per my knowledge.
All content on this website is under Creative Commons Attribution 4. This entry was posted in book notesUncategorized and tagged atmanbookdrg-drsya-vivekameditationreviewvedanta. After presenting all the techniques, the text gives some final clarifications.
This logic applies to ear, skin, etc also. Next the real nature of the Jagat is discussed. Every entity has five characteristics — existence, cognizability, attractiveness, form and name.
July 29, at 4: Drg-Drsya-Viveka Posted on August 13, by drxya.
The first three are on the inside as three steps to understand the true nature of the Jiva. These are based on the translation by Swami Nikhilananda.
Thus the real nature of the Jiva as Pure Consciousness Atman drsyaa proved. It does not increase; nor does it suffer decay. Thus, in the absence of Maya, which manifests as name and form, the Atman and Brahman are the same. The eye, which sees them, itself remains the same.
After this intellectual presentation, the book starts presenting various mental exercises to go beyond name and form, and realize this Truth.
It is one of the most clear and straight forward logical framework to present Advaita Vedanta I have come across so far. The eye has characteristics like blindness, sharpness, dullness, etc. The mind is able to cognize these differences. Thus in a short span of 45 verses, the text gives a very clear theoretical framework and meditations to realize the Truth.
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This Consciousness does neither rise nor set. The summary of all the various techniques is this:. Mind goes through states like desire, determination, doubt, belief, non-belief, constancy, modesty, understanding, fear, sleep, dreaming, waking, etc.
The first three belong to Brahman. Dear Sir, You are right.
Being self-luminous, it illumines everything else without any other aid. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Maya and Brahman are introduced. There is a scanned version of a edition of the book at http: Proudly powered by WordPress. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The forms objects of vision appear as various on account of distinctions like blue, yellow, gross, subtle, short, long, etc.
It presents the philosophy and also presents some meditation exercises to internalize and realize the philosophy. Limitation is illusory, but that which appears to be limited is real. Download article as PDF. Your email address will not be published.