IV. Janaka on the knower and the non-knower of the Self

The Song of the Self-Supreme Ashtavakra Gita Radhakamal Mukherjee (publisher Motilal Banarsidass Publishers 1971) IV.  Janaka on the knower and the non-knower of the Self Astavakra said: O marvel, there can be no comparison between an ignorant creature who carries who carries the burden of the world and the knower of the Self who plays … Continue reading IV. Janaka on the knower and the non-knower of the Self

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III. Astavakra on the self in all and all in the self

The Song of the Self-Supreme Ashtavakra Gita Radhakamal Mukherjee (publisher Motilal Banarsidass Publishers 1971) III.  Astavakra on the self in all and all in the self Astavarka said: Knowing the Self in its true nature as eternal and non-dual, where is the passion for earning wealth of the poised man of wisdom? O disciple, just … Continue reading III. Astavakra on the self in all and all in the self

II. Janaka on the marvel of the infinite self beyond nature

The Song of the Self-Supreme Ashtavakra Gita Radhakamal Mukherjee (publisher Motilal Banarsidass Publishers 1971) II.  Janaka on the marvel of the infinite self beyond nature Janaka said : O, I am devoid of any signs, serene and pure consciousness and beyond of nature. So far I have spent my days bewildered by delusion. Just as … Continue reading II. Janaka on the marvel of the infinite self beyond nature

I. Vision of the Self as the All-pervading Witness (Saakshi)

The Song of the Self-Supreme Ashtavakra Gita Radhakamal Mukherjee (publisher Motilal Banarsidass Publishers 1971) I.  Vision of the Self as the All-pervading Witness (Saakshi) Janaka said : O Lord, teach me how man attains wisdom, how salvation comes and renunciation is achieved. Ashtavakra said: O child, if you desire salvation, avoid the objects as poison … Continue reading I. Vision of the Self as the All-pervading Witness (Saakshi)