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Aphorisms of Siva, The (The SivaSutra with Bhaskara's Commentary, the Varttika)


Title: Aphorisms of Siva, The (The SivaSutra with Bhaskara’s Commentary, the Varttika)

Author: Dyczkowski, Mark S.G.

Description: Translated with exposition and notes by Mark Dyczkowski; foreword by Paul E. Muller-Ortega. SivaSutra revealed to Vasugupta by Siva in order to counter the effects of dualism, initiated the hermeneutics of syntheses and exegesis, climaxed by Abhinavaguupta; the most important scripture in the Trika system of Kashmir Shaivism. With reference to yoga, discusses nature and cause of bondage and a means to liberation from bondage. First is given the sutra in transliterated roman English, followed by Bhaskara’s commentary, thenanonymous commentary after which the authour adds his own exposition and compares Bhaskara and Ksemaraja. (a Volume in the SUNY series in Tantric Studies, edited by Paul E. Muller-Ortega).

Publisher: SUNY Press, Albany

Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1992, 247 pp., PB

Item Code: 9.78079E+12