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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The experience of the world is undeniable. The summary of all the various techniques is this:.

Drg Drsya Viveka

The Self is not perceived by any other. These are based on the translation by Swami Nikhilananda.

The vivska three are on the outside as three steps to understand the true nature of the world. Next the real nature of the Jagat is discussed.

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The first three are on the inside as three steps to understand the true nature of the Jiva. Maya is defined as xrsya have two powers — projecting and veiling.

Science, Religion and Philosophy What is Religion? The next two belong to the world. Thus in a short span of 45 verses, the text gives a very clear theoretical framework and meditations to realize the Truth. 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.


Author of this classic was Vidya tanya as per my knowledge. Download article as PDF. The language is also very simple and easy to understand.

It is one of the most clear and straight forward logical framework to present Advaita Vedanta I have come across so far. When these six steps are followed, the identity of the Atman and Brahman will become apparent.

After this intellectual presentation, the book starts presenting various mental exercises to go beyond name and form, and realize this Truth. It presents the philosophy and also presents some meditation exercises to internalize and realize the philosophy. Practical Philosophy and Rational Religion. The first three belong to Brahman. Thus the real nature of the Jiva as Pure Consciousness Atman is proved.

Drg Drsya Viveka – Discrimination between Seer and Seen – Vidyaranya

The Jivahood of the Self is due to the superimposition of the illusory attributes. Every entity has five characteristics — existence, cognizability, attractiveness, form and name. The mind is perceived and the Self is its perceiver. The summary of all vivekaa various techniques is this: The eye has characteristics like blindness, sharpness, dullness, etc. This logic applies to ear, skin, etc also. The veiling vivema 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.


The forms objects of vision appear as various on account of distinctions like blue, yellow, gross, subtle, short, long, etc.

Dṛg-Dṛśya-Viveka – Wikipedia

The eye, which sees them, itself remains the same. Find us on Facebook. Maya and Brahman are introduced. 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. A total of six techniques are given.

The mind is able to cognize these differences. All content on this website is drl Creative Commons Attribution 4. July 29, at 4: Proudly powered by WordPress. This Consciousness does neither rise nor set. But really it has the nature of Brahman.