By Jaideva Singh
Vijnanabhairava is a really historic ebook on Yoga. It studiously eschews mechanical worship, exterior rites and ceremonies and is going on to the guts of the matter of the union of human recognition with the Divine. there is not any theoretical dialogue within the e-book. It describes 112 sorts of Yoga every one of that's a beneficial gem delineating the mystic method of the Divine. For this function, it makes complete use of the entire elements of human life-prana, manas, mind's eye and instinct.
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The word in Sanskrit is uviica which is past tense and means 'said', but as the question is perennial and the answer contains eternal truth, it is taken in the sense of present tense. The parav4k level is beyond the category of time. So the division of past, present, future, month. year, etc. cannot be applied to it. VijRtinabhairava 3 At the pasyantllevel, the para level appears anterior. Therefore the truth of para level is expressed at the pasyantl level in past tense. Time is relative only to limited beings.
I Sri Devi uvaca . Devadeva trisiilaIika kapiilakrtabhii~aQa / Digdesakiilasiinya ca vyapadesavivarjita / / 22 Yiivastha bharitakiira bhairavasyopalabhyate / Kair upayair mukhatp. ] o God of all gods, bearing the emblem of the trident, l and having cranium as your ornament, 2 how can that Supreme goddess (the Highest Sakti) who transcends all notions of direction, space and time and all manner of description be known ? By what means can that complete state of Bhairava which is full of the bliss of non-difference from the universe (hharitiikiirii) be realized?
Parii, pariiparii, aparii. SviiJantrya sakli, the Absolute Sovereign power of Parama Siva is para i. e. transcendent. Every thing at that level is in the form of salflvit or consciousness. This is the level of absolute non-dualism (abheda). This is parama Siva's para sakti. Where there is bhediibheda i. e. both identity and difference or identity in difference that is known as pariiparii sakli. Just as an elephant or a city seen in a mirror is both identical and different from the mirror, even so is the position of pariiparii Vijiianabhairava 11 sakti, Where everything appears as difterent from each other, that is the level of apara sakti.
Vijnanabhairava or Divine Consciousness: A Treasury of 112 Types of Yoga (English and Sanskrit Edition) by Jaideva Singh