Sunday, 27 May 2012

SPIRITUALITY IS A VAST OCEAN--ANTIQUE BOOK

A VERY OLD SPIRITUAL BOOK 'JNANA SINDHU'-
-VEDANTHA VACHANA SHASTHRA, ORIGINALLY
WRITTEN BY SRI CHIDANANDA AVADHOOTHA,
WHO HAD WRITTEN IT IN BHAMINI SHADPADHI POEM
CONTAINING 3621 STANZAS BASED ON VEDANTHA
& ALSO GURU OF THE AUTHOR, SRI GUNDA SHASTRI
WHO TRANSLATED IT INTO PROSE IN KANNADA
LANGUAGE WITH 49 CHAPTERS, 305 PAGES !
FORWARD WRITTEN BY SRI SIDDHARUDA SWAMY,
A GREAT SAINT OF HUBBALLI.

CHIDANANDA AVADHUTHA had given the copy of the book 
to the parents of a future Avadhutha even before the baby 
is born, telling parents Goddess will take birth as their son 
& to give the book to the boy when he will be twelve year 
old who is destined to become an Avadhutha by name 
AJATHA NAGALINGA SWAMY at NAVALAGUNDHA in 
north Karnataka.

All the following chapters are written as if SHIVA is 
teaching SHANMUKHA about them.


SHIVA is teaching SHANMUKHA

TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF THE SUBJECTS COVERED--
FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF THE 49 CHAPTERS --

TITLES SHOWN IN RED WITH *HAVE BEEN 
TRANSLATED TO ENGLISH & POSTED IN THIS BLOG.

1) PEETIKA PRAKARANA
2) ADHIKARI LAKSHANA PRAKARANA
3) VAIRAGYA NIRNAYA PRAKARANA
4) GURU KATAKSHA PRAKARANA*
    GURU BHAKTHI -- GURU KATAKSHA

5) THATHVA NIRNAYA PRAKARANA
6) JEEVESHVARAIKYA PRAKARANA*
      JIVA, ISHWARA IKYA YOGA

7) JEEVA PARAMATHMAIKYA PRAKARANA
8) NISHCHAYA JNANA PRAKARANA*
    DECISIVE SPIRITUAL KNOWLEDGE - NISHCHAYA JNANA

9) NIJA BODHA PRAKARANA
11) SADHANA CHATHUSTAYA PRAKARANA*
       SADHANA CHATHUSTAYA OF SHANKARACHARYA
12) SAPTHA BHUMIKA PRAKARANA*
13) SHRAVANA MANANA NIDIDHYASANA PRAKARANA*
      SHRAVANA MANANA NIDIDHYASANA

14) HATA YOGA PRAKARANA
15) HATA RAJA YOGA PRAKARANA
16) LAYA YOGA PRAKARANA*
     LAYA YOGA [OM KARA NADA-PRANAVA(CONTD)]

17) BHAKTHI YOGA PRAKARANA
18) YOGANGA LAKSHANA PRAKARANA*
      JNANA ASHTANGA & JNANA PANCHADASHANGA YOGAS

19) CHIDVIVEKA PRAKARANA
20) BAHUSAMADHI LAKSHANA PRAKARANA

21) WORSHIP OF BRAHMAN WITH & WITHOUT ATTRIBUTES*

22) SAHAJANANDA PRAKARANA*
      SAHAJANANDA YOGA CHARACTERISTICS

23) SATHKARMA YOGA PRAKARANA*

24) SATHKARMA THYAGA PRAKARANA
25) SADHU LAKSHANA PRAKARANA
26) RAJA YOGA PRAKARANA*
      JNANA YOGA (CALLED RAJA YOGA) PRAKARANA

27) DASHA SATHVIKA LAKSHANA PRAKARANA
28) PRAKRITHI PURUSHA LAKSHANA PRAKARANA
29) PURUSHA LAKSHANA PRAKARANA
30) SHANTHI LAKSHANA PRAKARANA*
     'PEACE OF MIND' - THROUGH SPIRITUALITY

31) GUNA THRAYA PRAKARANA
32) JEEVA JANMA THRAYA PRAKARANA
33) JEEVA THRAYA PRAKARANA*
      JEEVA THRAYA CHARACTERISTICS

34) JEEVA SHIVA CHATHUSTAYA PRAKARANA
35) VASANA KSHAYA PRAKARANA*
       VASANA KSHAYA -- ELIMINATION OF LATENT IMPRESSIONS
   
36) PARA BRAHMA SWARUPA PRAKARANA*
      PARABRAHMA SWARUPA CHARACTERISTICS

37) SADGURU SADSHISHYA LAKSHANA PRAKARANA
38) SAHAJA SAMADHI LAKSHANA PRAKARANA*
      SAHAJA SAMADHI -- CHARACTERISTICS

39) KHANDITHA VACHYA PRAKRANA
41) ADVAITHA VASTHU PRAKARANA
42) SANYASA YOGA PRAKARANA*
      SANYASA YOGA
43) AVADHOOTHA CHRITHRA PRAKARANA*
      AVADHOOTHA'S STATE & WAY OF LIFE--- (GENERAL)                                                                       
44) MOHA VIVEKA YUDDHA PRAKARANA
45) VIBHUTHI NIRNAYA PRAKARANA
46) VISHVA RUPA NIRNAYA PRAKARANA
47) PUJADVITHAYA PRAKARANA
48) SHSTROPA SAMHARA PRAKARANA
49) SUKHA BODHA PRAKARANA   














2 comments:

  1. sir
    nice update from u. Is the book available with u ............. can i get a copy.

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    1. BOOK IS SO OLD, YOU CANNOT GET A COPY !

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