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Īśopaniṣad

Īśopaniṣad With the Vedārka Dīdhiti commentary by Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Ṭhākura (translated by Swami B.V. Giri) oṁ pūrṇam adaḥ pūrṇam idaṁ pūrṇāt pūrṇam udacyate pūrṇasya pūrṇam ādāya pūrṇam evāvaśiṣyate TEXT 1 īśāvāsyam idam sarvaṁ yat kiñca jagatyāṁ jagat tena tyaktena bhuñjīthā mā gṛdhaḥ kasya svid dhanam Vedārka Dīdhiti Commentary jagatyāṁ viśve yata kiñca yat kiñcit, viśve yat kiñcid-asti tat sarvaṁ īśāvasyaṁ īśane āvṛtam. tena hetunā tyaktena tyāgena jagata bhuñjīthāḥ bhogaṁ kurvīthāḥ. kasya siddhanaṁ kasya-chiddhanaṁ mā gṛdhaḥ na ākaṅkṣīḥ. (“Everything in this world is covered by Īśvara. Therefore, one should practice tyāga [renunciation] along Read More...

Chapter 2

Tattva Viveka Chapter Two - Dvitīyo’nubhavaḥ (Second Realization) Text 1 sac-cid-ānanda-sāndrāṅgaṁ parānanda-rasāśrayam cid-acic-chakti-sampannaṁ tam vande kali-pāvanam ||1||| I offer respects to the deliverer of Kali-yuga, who is endowed with the cit and acit śaktis, who is the shelter of the rasa of the highest bliss, and whose limbs are condensed sac-cidānanda. Text 2 svarūpam āsthito hy ātmā svarūpa-śakti-vṛttitaḥ vadaty eva nijātmānam upādhi-rahitaṁ vacaḥ ||2|| Situated in his svarūpa, the ātmā, endowed with svarūpa-śakti, speaks words devoid of upādhis concerning his own ātmā. All the jīvas bound in the material world, taking support of the variety Read More...

Chapter 1

Tattva Viveka Chapter One - Prathamānubhavaḥ (First Realization) Text 1 jayati sāc-cid-ānanda-rasānubhava-vigrahaḥ procyate sac-cid-ānandānubhūtir yat prasādataḥ ||1|| The form of eternity, knowledge and bliss with experience of great rasa, by whose mercy this book concerning the Lord full of eternity knowledge and bliss is written, remains victorious. Text 2 ko'haṁ vā kim idaṁ viśvam āvayoḥ ko'nvayo dhruvam ātmānaṁ nivṛto jīvaḥ pṛcchati jñāna-siddhaye ||2|| “Who am I? What is this universe? What is the relationship of the two?" The jīva enclosed by his body asks these questions for perfecting his knowledge. Many days after taking birth, Read More...

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