Jivan-mukti-viveka of Swami Vidyaranya has 9 ratings and 2 reviews. Aravind said: I began reading this book after a basic introduction of Advaita from Ka. I have just received notification of the webinars which are being run by Chinmaya International Foundation. These are conducted on-line with. This book is a new translation of Jivanmukti Viveka by Vidyaranya by Swami Harshananda, Ramakrishna Math, Bangalore. This translation is.
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If, how- ever, such a one should feel supreme friendship for all, should consider in himself possession of the mivanmukti he covets and should so far identify himself with those who are happy as to jivvanmukti that they are all his, he will at once feel himself in full enjoyment of that happiness and the attachment or love lurking in his heart will at once disappear.
Though several divisions of these two sannydsas are well- known, they are all implied under the denomination Parama- hamsa, and the Smrtis have consequently spoken of ” four kinds of mendicants.
Swami Narasimhananda, Book Review Jivanmukti Viveka of Vidyaranya by Swami Harshananda – PhilPapers
One may apply himself to study, contemplation, and assimilation of the Vedanta with or without the first kind of Renunciation. Happiness is that agreeable modification of the mind which is of the jiganmukti of pleasure hivanmukti some acquisition, such as a kingdom, the birth of a son, and the like, and which is a result of the placidity Sattva inherent in human nature. Those who cannot pronounce the Vedic formula, may take the vow in their own vernacular.
If this mental fervour were not allayed, it is sure to overthrow the body and lead it off from the position assumed. Fort – – Asian Philosophy 10 2: Published January 1st by Advaita Ashrama first published Men use really nutritious food and medicine to get a soft fair skin ; they use fragrant anointings, powders, fine clothes, rich, delicate, ornaments, to impart grace to the form ; they use sandal and flowers and the like for perfume.
This song of praise is gross inasmuch as it is entirely aimless, not being meant to please another. In the first, the inner senses eye, ear and the rest as also the outer organs tongue, hands and the rest are held in control by main force on exercising sufficient check over the outer physical receptacle of each. The reply is as follows: But all the same, it should not be supposed that such heinous sin would bar his liberation; for, say the KaushitaJtinah: Hence one beyond the gunah is he who is not of the world, in other words, who is a Jivanmukta.
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And this has been rendered more clear in the remaining clause of the said text thus: Whence this implies also Life of the Higher Self set forth under ” Fearlessness, purity of heart, ” etc.
The house with walls and pillars does not stand without a secure foundation; medicine conduces not to health if taken without clearing the stomach by proper purgatives, etc.
Because free effort fails sometimes of its result, we cannot argue, from that circumstance alone, the futility of all free action in general ; for, if it were so, all kings once defeated ought to dismiss the whole of their horses, elephants, and men, making up the army. Bearing kivanmukti fruit the destruction of holy merit, ” name, and wealth, consuming the whole body, doing “no good either here or in the next world ; if anger “is this evil thing, how should it find place within the “miad of the good!
The condition vviveka as “amanskatd. The S’ruti also has it: Hence we proceed to the next means of Jivxnmuktt, viz. The exhilarating soothing power of its invisible essence is imperceptly helping the relief of many heart-burn- Vlll ings and much weariness. What good jlvanmukti we see in off-spring?
Jivanmukti Viveka – Vidyaranya
The inner sense- antahlcarann has four functions 1 simple thinking, sensation; 2 localising ideas in external objects, percep- tion; 3 connecting the thinking ego with all thoughts and acts, will; 4 the last act which decides the will one way or other, reason. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. With all this in mind, has Anandabodhacharya said: One might here say gnosis stands powerless, for a time, being, as it were, neutralized by the force of previous Karma, but it does accomplish dissolution of the subtile body on the neutralizing force being removed.
Jenney Maria marked it as to-read Jun 03, Another S’ruti also says: If you say that necessity being beyond the plane of experience, and the results produced by it being on the plane of experience, it cannot produce these results unless assisted by some means on the plane of experience, and husbandry, etc. Personages in a sight or ” wink of whose eye lay the sustenance or destruction of ” worlds have passed out of memory ; who cares what ” becomes of a petty thing like me.
Identification of Self with the body 70 being unsupported by any evidence, and being the source of much misery, is certainly most ‘ impure. The S’ruti frequently mentions gnosia as the cause of Vdaanctkahaya destruction of latent desire: If you say, in the first instance we do not touch vegetables, rice, soup, and the like, here too you must avoid all contact with flowers, ointments, women, and the like. I began reading this book after a basic introduction of Advaita from Kanchi Paramacharyas “Dheivathin Kural”, a translation of “Viveka Chudamani” and an undecipherable version of “Upadesa Sahasri”.
The various forms of ” disease mental and physicalthe numerous ways ” in which the world is looked upon as a source of “unmixed good, the conventionality which divides ” things into good and bad, affection, greed, the ” apparently alluring and gratifying possession of “jewels, wealth, women, all tend to nourish and ” fatten the mind.
The mind being dissolved, and there being no consciousness of any external cause which can develop mental impression into full presentation, latent desire fades away of itself;, latent jivannukti having died out, there remains no cause for that functioning of the mind which we call anger and the like, and the mind is at once dissolved.
The reader may be left to gather the sense from the context. When, however, the ecstacy is on him, he has no modification whatever, much less either the gross or the placid one. The whole of this subject is best read with sufficient clearness in the original. Impure Vdsand is of three kinds: If voveka be said, prevention of future embodiment also may, on this showing, be set down to gnosis, we ask whether gnosis has prevention of embodiment for result, or the mere preparation of the conditions of such prevention?
If it be doubted which of these three, thus set forth as equal one to the other, is principal and which subordinate? He ” who is thus a devotee of mine is most dear to me.
I have seen the Sight!