by Shankara | 1921 | 49,785 words | ISBN-13: 9788175051065

The Vivekachudamani is a collection of poetical couplets authored by Shankara around the eighth century. The philosophical school this compilation attempts to expose is called ‘Advaita Vedanta’, or non-dualism, one of the classical orthodox philosophies of Hinduism. The book teaches Viveka: discrimination between the real and the unreal. Shankara d...

यत्सुषुप्तौ निर्विषय आत्मानन्दोऽनुभूयते ।
श्रुतिः प्रत्यक्षमैतिह्यमनुमानं च जाग्रति ॥ १0७ ॥

yatsuṣuptau nirviṣaya ātmānando'nubhūyate |
śrutiḥ pratyakṣamaitihyamanumānaṃ ca jāgrati || 107 ||

107. That in profound sleep we experience the bliss of the Ātman independent of sense- objects, is clearly attested by the Śruti, direct perception, tradition and inference.



[Sruti—Chhandogya, Brihadaranyaka, Kausitaki and other Upanishads.

Jagrati—is a plural verb. ]

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