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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Mind goes through states like desire, determination, doubt, belief, non-belief, constancy, modesty, understanding, fear, sleep, dreaming, waking, etc.

The summary srsya all the various techniques is this:. The projecting power creates everything from the subtle vigeka to the gross universe.

The language is also very simple and easy to understand. The eye, which sees them, itself remains the same. After this intellectual presentation, the book starts presenting various mental exercises to go beyond name and form, and realize this Truth. Your email address will not be published. Proudly powered by WordPress.

Next the real nature of the Jagat is discussed. Practical Philosophy and Rational Religion.


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This Consciousness does neither rise nor set. The eye is perceived and the mind is its perceiver.

After presenting all the techniques, the text gives some final clarifications. Science, Religion and Philosophy What is Religion?

The Self is not perceived by any other. The manifestating of all names and vibeka in the entity which is Existence-Consciousness-Bliss and which is the same as Brahman, like, the foams etc. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. July 29, at 4: There is a scanned version of a edition of the book at http: It does not increase; nor does it suffer decay.


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

The Jivahood of the Self is due to the superimposition of the illusory attributes. The first three belong to Brahman.

Thus, in the absence of Maya, which manifests as name rdsya form, the Atman and Brahman are the same.

Drg-Drsya-Viveka | Practical Philosophy and Rational Religion

A drsyz of six techniques are given. The mind is perceived and the Self is its perceiver. This entry was posted in book notesUncategorized and tagged atmanbookdrg-drsya-vivekameditationreviewvedanta.


The experience of the world is undeniable. It is one of the most clear and straight forward logical framework to present Advaita Vedanta I have come across so far.

Drg-Drsya-Viveka Posted on August 13, by gokulmuthu. Thus viveks real nature of the Jiva as Pure Consciousness Atman is proved. Limitation is illusory, but that which appears to be limited is real.

July 9, at The eye has characteristics like blindness, sharpness, dullness, etc. When these six steps are followed, the identity of the Atman and Brahman will become apparent.

Maya and Brahman are introduced. The first three are on the inside as three steps to understand the true nature of the Jiva. The next two belong to the world. These are based on the translation by Swami Nikhilananda.