Vasistha's Yoga

SUNY Press
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This is Swami Venkatesananda's longer Yoga Vasistha. Its purpose is to provide a means to eliminate psychological conditioning and to attain liberation. Containing the instructions of the sage Vasistha to Lord Rama, this scripture is full of intricately woven tales, the kind a great teacher might tell to hold the interest of a student.

Table of Contents


Blessing
Scheme of Transliteration
Foreword

Introduction

Prayer

Part One: On Dispassion

Part Two: On the Behaviour of the Seeker
The Story of Suka
Self-effort

Part Three: On Creation
The Story of Lila
The Story of Karkati
The Story of the Sons of Indu
The Story of Ahalya
The Story of the Great Forest
The Story of the Three Non-existent Princes
The Story of Lavana

Part Four: On Existence
The Story of Sukra
The Story of Dama, Vyala and Kata
The Story of Bhima, Bhasa and Drdha
The Story of Dasura
Kaca's Story

Part Five: On Dissolution
The Story of King Janaka
The Story of Punya and Pavana
The Story of Bali
The Story of Prahlada
The Story of Gadhi
The Story of Uddalaka
The Story of Suraghu
The Story of Bhasa and Vilasa
The Story of Vitahavya

Part Six: On Liberation
Discourse on Brahman
The Story of Bhusunda
Description of the Lord
Deva Puja
The Story of the Wood apple
The Story of the Rock
The Story of Arjuna
The Story of the Hundred Rudras
The Story of the Vampire
The Story of Bhagiratha
The Story of Sikhidvaja and Cudala
The Story of the Philosopher's Stone
The Story of Cintamani
The Story of the Foolish Elephant
The Story of Kaca
The Story of the Deluded Man
The Story of Bhrngisa
The Story of Iksvaku
The World Within the Rock
The Story of the Sage from Outer Space
The Story of Vipascit
The Story of the Hunter and the Deer
The Story of Kundadanta

Index
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Publisher
SUNY Press
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Published on
Mar 18, 2010
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Pages
780
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ISBN
9781438422848
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / General
Religion / Hinduism / General
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