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Published by Divine Life Society in Shivanandanagar, India .
Written in English


  • Yājñavalkya.,
  • Upanishads -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesĀtmapurana.
Statementby Swami Brahmananda.
ContributionsBrahmananda, Swami, of Sivandashram
LC ClassificationsBL1124.56 .S2413, BL1124.56 S2413
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 166 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20694088M

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The Yoga Yajnavalkya takes the form of a conversation between the sage Yajnavalkya and his wife Gargi. The book is a well-structured presentation, following the eight limbs of yoga. An important feature of this text is the in-depth discussion /5(26). Author. The text is attributed to Yajnavalkya, a revered Vedic sage in is estimated to have lived in around the 8th century BCE, and is associated with several other major ancient texts in Sanskrit, namely the Shukla Yajurveda, the Shatapatha Brahmana, the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, the Dharmasastra named Yājñavalkya Smṛti, Vriddha Yajnavalkya, and Brihad . Yājñavalkya composed a handbook on yoga philosophy, named Yogi-yajnavalkya, wherein he expounded the philosophy of yoga in reply to a query from his wife Gargi. Incidentally, Gargi is introduced by Yājñavalkya as his wife in this book, though in the Bṛhadaranyaka Upaniṣad she is a rival questioner. The introductory narrative runs thus.   THE ANCIENT INDIAN PHILOSOPHER YAJNAVALKYA. October 6, the glorious Lord, pleased with Yajnavalkya’s penance, assumed the form of a horse and taught the sage such fresh portions of the Yajurveda as were not known to any other. This portion of the Yajurveda goes by the name of Shukla Yajurveda. The book Charana Vuyha Tantram lists .

Go on, tell me further, further. I am not satisfied. You are raining nectar on me. Go on, Yajnavalkya." It would be good if we had been present there in that audience. Oh, how blessed it would be! Nectar flowed from the words of Sage Yajnavalkya, and the highly satisfied King said, "Go on, go on further, great Sage, further! I am not satisfied. The Yoga Yajnavalkya is probably the most authentic and important classical text on yoga, second to the Yogasutras of Patanjali. Many other Yoga texts, including the Hatha Yoga Pradipika have borrowed verses from this text. The Yoga Yajnavalkya takes the form of a conversation between the sage Yajnavalkya and his wife Gargi/5. About the Book Yogayajnavalyka Samhita is considered one of the most ancient yoga texts. This work is presented in the form of a dialog between the great sage yajnavalkya and his wife, the learned Gargi. The text has his wife, the learned Gargi. The text has twelve chapters and presents many yoga concepts that are unique to this work. This apart, it also presents ideas that are . The Yajnavalkya Smriti (IAST: Yājñavalkya Smṛti) is one of the many Dharma-related texts of Hinduism composed in is dated to between the 3rd to 5th-century CE, and belongs to the Dharmasastras tradition. The text was composed after the Manusmriti, but like it and Naradasmriti, the text was composed in shloka (poetic meter) style. The legal theories within .

The actual author of Yoga Yajnavalkya text was probably someone who lived many centuries after the Vedic sage Yajnavalkya, and is unknown. Ian Whicher, a professor of Religion at the University of Manitoba, states that the author of Yoga Yajnavalkya may be an ancient Yajnavalkya, but this Yajnavalkya is not to be confused with the Vedic-era Religion: Hinduism. About the Book Efforts have been made in the present work to delineate the philosophy of Smrti-texts in a systematic and lucid manner to derive as to what has been eternally valuable in the ancient heritage of India. An endeavour has been made to highlight the philosophical speculations found interspersed with social, political, legal and economic aspects rather than studying the . What this book is about. This new translation pf the Brihadarnyaka Upanishad by Jayaram V brings out the mystic symbolism and the hidden significance of the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, and provides insight into the very fundamental concepts that are now an integral part of Hinduism and the Vedanta Philosophy. He is traditionally credited with the authorship of the Shatapatha Brahmana (including the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad), besides the Yoga Yajnavalkya and the Yājñavalkya Smṛti. He is also a major figure in the Upanishads. According to traditional accounts, Yājñavalkya was the son of Devarāta and was the pupil of sage Vaisampayana.