Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Swami ioned. The Ashtavakra Gita, or the Ashtavakra Samhita as it is sometimes called, is a very ancient Sanskrit text. Nothing seems to be known about the author, though. ‘Ashtavakra Gita’ is one of the advaitic masterpieces. Without mincing matters it comes out with the advaitic truth, the whole truth and nothing but advaita which is .

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How is one to attain liberation? He who is of such a nature has done what has to be done. For the man with a naturally empty mind, doing just as he pleases, there is no such thing as pride or false humility, as there is for the natural man. The stupid does not attain Godhead because he wants it, while the wise man enjoys the Supreme Godhead without even wanting it. When I was trying to explore more Advaita Vedanta philosophy, this text was by far the most recommended next to the Avadhuta Gita.

Shining is my essential nature, and I am nothing other than that.

Ashtavakra Gita / अष्टावक्र गीता – VedicScripturesInc

The man who is free from doubts and whose mind is free does not bother about means of liberation. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The ignorant make a great effort to practise one-pointedness and the stopping of thought, while the wise see nothing to be done and remain in themselves like those asleep. He is not pleased when praised nor upset when blamed.


Ashtavakra Samhita

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. For me who am forever unblemished, there is no assessor, no standard, nothing asjtavakra assess, and no assessment. Knowing yourself like this to be but one, you can find peace. By fully recognising this truth, I am now established. Realising that suffering arises from nothing other than thought, dropping all desires one rids oneself of it, and is happy and at peace everywhere.

How wonderful it is that in the infinite ocean of myself the waves of living beings arise, collide, play, and disappear, in accordance with their nature.

Ashtavakra Gita

In a nutshell, in the sight of the seer nothing exists at all. Read more Read less.

A man at peace does not run off to ashgavakra resorts or to the forest. Live happily and fulfilled. For him who shines with the radiance of Infinity and is not subject to natural causality there is neither bondage, liberation, pleasure, nor pain.

Such a powerful book. The Rebel Publishing House Pvt. The wise man is not averse to samsara, nor does he seek to know himself.

Whatever you see, it is you alone manifest in it. For the seer who knows himself as imperishable and beyond pain there samgita neither knowledge, a world, nor the sense that I am the body or the body mine.

For me, free from the sense of dualism, there are no scriptures, no self-knowledge, no mind free from an object, no satisfaction and no freedom from desire. Nothing seems to be known about the author, though tradition ascribes it to the sage Ashtavakra; hence the name.


Ashtavakra Gita – Wikipedia

Ashtavakra Gita is a dialogue between Ashtavakra and Janaka on the nature of soul, reality and bondage. He may appear outwardly free from imaginations, but inside he is still hankering after the senses. In spite of being in front of your eyes, all this, being insubstantial, does not exist in you, spotless as you are.

There are no rules, dispassion, renunciation, or meditation for one who is pure receptivity by nature, and ashfavakra no knowable form of being. Through this initiation into truth you will escape falling into unreality ashtavakrw.

Enough of wealth, sensuality, and good deeds. To know this is knowledge, and then there is neither renunciation, acceptance or cessation of it. How can there be either birth, karma, or responsibility in that one unchanging, peaceful, unblemished, and infinite consciousness which is you?

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Even abstention from action has the effect of action in a fool, while even the action of the wise man brings the fruits of inaction.

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