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The Yoga of Netra Tantra : Third Eye and Overcoming Death

Author :  Bettina Sharada Baumer, Edited by Shivam Srivastava

Product Details

  • Country India
  • Publisher D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd, New Delhi
  • ISBN9788124609668
  • FormatHardBound
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Year of Publication2021
  • Bib. Infoxx, 252p.; ill.; 25cm Includes Bibliography, Index-cum-Glossary
  • Product Weight850 gms.
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The Netra Tantra "Tantra of the (Third) Eye (of Siva)", also called Mrtyujit (Conqueror of Death), is one of the fundamental scriptures of non-dualist Kashmir Saivism or Trika. It is the only Tantra having the Third Eye of Siva as title and theme, and it contains three important chapters on Yoga, relating to three ways of overcoming death. This book, besides giving an introduction to the Tantra, contains an interpretation of the three chapters; Chapter 1 deals with the Eye of Siva, Chapter 7 with subtle Yoga, and Chapter 8 with supreme Yoga. The same texts are presented in Devanagari, transliteration and translation, including the eleventh-century commentary of Ksemaraja, illustrious disciple of Abhinava-gupta. The Appendix contains illustrations of the theme of trinetra from different sources, mainly connected with Kashmir, as well as a comparative study on "The spiritual eye in the Christian mystical traditions". This book is an important contribution to the studies on non-dualist Saivism or Trika, and especially to its Yoga.

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