Drg-Drsya-Viveka: An Inquiry Into the Nature of the Seer and the Seen [Shankara , Swami Nikhilananda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editor’s note: The Dŗg-Dŗśya-Viveka contains 46 slokas performing an inquiry into the distinction between the “seer” (Dŗg) and the “seen” (Dŗśya),an overview of. Swami Sarvapriyananda lucidly unfolds the fundamentals of Advaita Vedanta as presented in Drg Drsya Viveka, in this series of 12 talks.

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Next the real nature of the Jagat is discussed.

Drg Drsya Viveka – Discrimination between Seer and Seen – Vidyaranya

July vivveka, at 4: The Self is not perceived by any other. The mind is perceived and the Self is its perceiver. Mind goes through states like desire, determination, doubt, belief, non-belief, constancy, modesty, understanding, fear, sleep, dreaming, waking, etc. Here are the free translation of a few verses. July 9, at Being self-luminous, it illumines everything else without any other aid.

Every entity has drsay characteristics — existence, cognizability, attractiveness, form and name. Thus the real nature of the Jiva as Pure Consciousness Atman is proved.

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The summary of all the various techniques is this:. The forms objects of vision appear as various on account of distinctions like blue, yellow, gross, subtle, short, long, etc.

The summary of all the various techniques is this: After presenting all the techniques, the text gives some final clarifications. The form is perceived and the eye is its perceiver.


The manifestating of all names and forms in the entity which is Existence-Consciousness-Bliss and which is the same as Brahman, like, the foams etc. Having become indifferent to name and form, and being devoted to Satchidananda, one should always practise concentration either within the heart or outside.

Find us on Facebook. When these six steps are followed, the identity of the Atman and Brahman will become apparent. The next two belong to the world.

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Maya is defined as to have two powers — projecting and veiling. Thus, in the absence of Maya, which manifests as name and form, the Atman and Brahman are the same. The next three are on the outside as three steps to understand the true nature of the world. Your email address will not be published. The Jivahood of the Self is due to the superimposition of the illusory attributes.

Thus in a short span of 45 verses, the text gives a very clear theoretical framework and meditations to realize the Truth. The eye is perceived and the mind is its perceiver. Author of this classic was Vidya tanya as per my knowledge. Dear Sir, You are right. But really it has the nature of Brahman. The first three belong to Brahman. It presents the philosophy and also presents some meditation exercises to internalize and realize the philosophy.

It is one of the most clear and straight forward logical framework to present Advaita Vedanta I have come across so far. These can be perceived by the Consciousness. The language is also very simple and easy to understand. The eye, which sees them, itself remains the same.


This entry was posted in book notesUncategorized and tagged atmanbookdrg-drsya-vivekameditationreviewvedanta. It does not increase; nor does it suffer decay. The veiling power conceals the distinction between the perceiver and the perceived objects, which are cognized within ourselves, as well as the distinction between Brahman and the phenomenal universe which is perceived outside.

There is a scanned version of a edition of the book at http: The first three are on the inside as three steps to xrsya the true nature of the Jiva. This logic applies to ear, skin, etc also. Maya and Brahman are introduced.

The mind is able to cognize these differences. The eye has characteristics like blindness, sharpness, dullness, etc. Drg-Drsya-Viveka Posted on August 13, by gokulmuthu. The experience of the world is undeniable. All content on this website is under Creative Commons Attribution 4. This Consciousness does neither rise nor set.

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Science, Religion and Philosophy What is Religion? The projecting power creates everything from the subtle body to the gross universe. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.