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The Tantra of Svayambhu Vidyapada: With the Commentary of Sadyojyoti

The Tantra of Svayambhu Vidyapada: With the Commentary of Sadyojyoti

P. S. Filliozat

  • ISBN: 9788120811256, 8120811259
  • Year of Publication: 1994
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 100
  • Language: English
Rs. 200.00

The Tantra of Svayambhu or Svayambhuvasutrasamgrah is the thirteenth in the traditional list of the 28 Agamas of Saivasiddhanta. One of the oldest Acaryas of this school of Saivism, Sadyojyoti has composed a commentary on its vidyapada section. The subjects dealt with are pasu, the bound soul; pasa, the bond;p anugraha, God's grace and adhvan, the way to liberation. sadyojyoti has taken definite and extreme positions on the philosophical problems raised by these concepts. He emphasized their ritualistic foundation which is the true spirit of Tantric literature and the core of the Saiva religion. The text of his commentary is critically edited here and published with an English translation.

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