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 experience of the world is undeniable. Maya is defined as to have two powers — projecting and veiling. The first three are on the inside as three steps to understand the true nature of the Jiva.
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The next three are on the outside as three steps to understand the true nature of the world. This entry was posted in book notesUncategorized and tagged atmanbookdrg-drsya-vivekameditationreviewvedanta. Thus the real nature of the Jiva as Pure Consciousness Atman is proved.
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. Vkveka become indifferent to name and form, and being devoted to Satchidananda, one should always practise concentration either within the heart or outside.
The eye is perceived and the mind is its perceiver. After this intellectual presentation, the book starts presenting various mental exercises to go beyond name and form, and realize this Truth.
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These can be perceived by the Consciousness. Next the real nature of the Jagat is discussed. Thus in a short span of 45 vivrka, the text gives a very clear theoretical framework and meditations to realize the Truth.
The forms objects of vision appear as various on account of distinctions like blue, yellow, gross, subtle, short, long, etc. The eye has characteristics like blindness, sharpness, dullness, etc. The eye, which sees them, itself remains the same.
Maya and Brahman are introduced.
Drg-Drsya-Viveka Posted on August 13, by gokulmuthu. Your email address will not be published. The form is perceived and the eye is its perceiver. The mind is perceived and the Self is its perceiver.
The projecting power creates everything from vievka subtle body to the gross universe. A total of six techniques are given.
Thus, in the absence of Maya, which manifests as name and form, the Atman and Brahman are the same. Author of this classic was Vidya tanya as per my knowledge.
Limitation is illusory, but that which appears to be limited is real. It does not increase; nor does it suffer decay. When these six steps are followed, the identity of the Atman and Brahman will become apparent. The manifestating of all names and forms in the entity which is Existence-Consciousness-Bliss and which is vivekz same as Brahman, like, the foams etc.
The summary of all the various techniques is this:. After presenting all the techniques, the text gives some final clarifications. The next two belong to the world. The language is also very simple and easy to understand. The first three belong to Brahman. It is one of the most clear and straight forward logical framework to present Advaita Vedanta I have come across so far. Every entity has five characteristics — existence, cognizability, attractiveness, form and name.
These are based on the translation by Swami Nikhilananda. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Practical Philosophy and Rational Religion.