Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Complete Yoga Vasishtha in Hindi


Yoga Vasishtha or Vasishtha Maha Ramayana is the earliest work in Sanskrit on Vedanta of the highest order. This monumental work is one without a second in Sanskrit literature. Rishi Valmiki, the author of the Ramayana, compiled this remarkable book. He related the whole of Yoga Vasishtha to Rishi Bharadwaja as it passed between Sri Rama and sage Vasishtha. Vasishtha, the great sage, taught the principles of Vedanta to his royal pupil, Sri Rama, the victor of Ravana and hero of the epic, Ramayana. He narrated beautiful and interesting stories to illustrate the principles. The book is written in the language of Valmiki.

A study of this book raises a man to the lofty heights of divine splendour and bliss. It is really a vast store of wisdom. Those who practise Atma Chintana or Brahma Abhyasa or Vedantic meditation will find a priceless treasure in this marvellous book. He who studies the book with great interest and one-pointedness of mind cannot go without attaining Self-realisation. The practical hints on Sadhana are unique. Even the most worldly-minded man will become dispassionate and will attain peace of mind, solace and consolation.

The name of this book is derived from the sage Vasishtha. Though the book is called Yoga Vasishtha, it treats of Jnana only. Practical Yoga is dealt with in two stories. The word "Yoga" is used in the title of this work in its generic sense. It is known by the name Jnana Vasishtham also. (Introduction to Yogavasishtha in the words of Swami Sivanandaji taken with courtesy from: www.dlshq.org/religions/yogavasishtha.htm)

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3 comments:

  1. Hi Friends,

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    Thanks,
    Alok

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  2. Dear website creator, maintainer, and updaters,

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  3. Great Job, God bless you. Is it possible to find the original sanskrit text of yoga vasishtam on the net.It would be great if you could post it in the same thread. Thank you so much.

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