HE Avadhuta Gita is attributed to the sage Dattatreya, who spontaneously sang it after purifying himself in meditation and becoming absorbed in the. This work is incomplete. If you’d like to help expand it, see the help pages and the style guide, or leave a comment on this work’s talk page. Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya [Dattatreya, Swami Ashokananda] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. One of the purest statements of the.

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Y ou do not possess intelligence, nor do you possess ignorance; Nor do you possess a mixture of these two. How, then, can you imagine that the Self Is either blissful or not blissful? A ll duties, wealth, enjoyments, liberation, All people and objects in the world as well; Everything, in the eyes of a yogi, Is like the [illusory] water in a desert mirage.

Free from subject and object am I. The brief introduction with attendant English translation of the Avadhuta Gita by Ashokananda — is reproduced in Katz.


Avadhuta Gita

And all the forms that appear within It Are like the [illusory] water of a desert mirage. How, then, could the subject and object of meditation be two? From subtle substance down to formed creation, there is nothing but the one Reality; most clearly do I see this. Buy the selected items together Gifa item: Space-like, the water of Immortality am I.

Translation:Avadhuta Gita

State University of New York Press. Wikisource has original text related to this article: The thinker and the thought do not even exist! The Heart of Awareness: Neither the worshiper nor the worshipped am I.


Concentration is not possible either on perishable objects, on account of their mutability, nor on the Self. Chapters 2 through 7. Abhayananda states, “The actual date of authorship of the Avadhut Gita is unknown, but, judging by its terminology and style, it appears to have been written, not in the millennia prior to the Current Era, as legend would have it, but sometime around the 9th or 10th centuries of our Current Era.

As in truth I am Nirvana, thoughts as to the reality and unreality of the world trouble me not at all. There is no “you” nor “I”, no world, no Guru nor disciple.

Realise your Self, drink the timeless great nectar of non-duality. The Absolute cannot be described in terms of conditions; how can I speak of my Self? There is no pleasure in It, and no faculty of enjoying pleasure, since It is free from such defects as attachment. To see everything as the One is the true state of Freedom.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I am subtler than primordial substance, beyond elements and compounds, free from birth and death, above duality and unity.

It is Reality, space-like. The modifications of the inner conscience [intellect, mind, instinct and ego] have no part in me. Like the full moon is the Self. Hidden in the realm of eternal consciousness lies the world’s cause. That undifferentiated, eternal, all-pervasive Self alone is. CS1 Sanskrit-language sources sa. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading.

How can I say whether I am bound or free? It can neither be called static or dynamic.

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The whole universe is a projection of the mind; therefore it is a mode of the mind. Reading this book and contemplating thinking deeply the words reveals a profound peaceful experience within. Woe to them that give up this knowledge of the wisdom of the Self, which in itself constitutes eternal freedom and joy throughout all worlds, and turn to the realms of limited pleasure and of ignorance. Classics of mystical literature series.


Neither is there in you attachment nor indifference. Neither the doer nor the enjoyer of the fruits of action am I. It is not born nor does It bring forth.

It is Truth Transcendental. Where there is no third [deep sleep] nor Fourth state [Turiya], where all is known as the Self, where there is neither righteousness nor unrighteousness, how can there be either bondage or liberation?

Having given up all activity of the mind, he is in his normal state of indescribable bliss. In Hinduism, it is avzdhuta interior Guru within the person, the Sadashiva, the all pervading ultimate Reality Brahman that is the Atman soul within. In reality, mind has no independent existence. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda.

I am pure knowledge, imperishable, infinite. Run not to and fro gia a ghost. As the rays of the sun differ not from the sun, so matter does not differ from Reality. Neither formless nor with form, described in the scriptures as “neither this, nor that”, free from separation and unity, the true Self reigns supreme.