Vivekachudamani

by Shankara | 1921 | 49,798 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...

देहप्राणेन्द्रियमनोबुद्ध्यादिभिरुपाधिभिः ।
यैर्यैर्वृत्तेःसमायोगस्ततद्भावोऽस्य योगिनः ॥ ३७0 ॥

dehaprāṇendriyamanobuddhyādibhirupādhibhiḥ |
yairyairvṛtteḥsamāyogastatadbhāvo'sya yoginaḥ || 370 ||

370. The body, Prāṇas, organs, manas, Buddhi and the rest – with whichever of these supervening adjuncts the mind is associated, the Yogi is transformed, as it were, into that.

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