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Re: theos-talk Digitization of publications

Mar 27, 2011 10:52 PM
by Augoeides-222


Capt. Anand and all, 
I went to read your Home page comments and saw a comment by you that there were problems locating documents or Authorship on the Non Dual Krama Kashmir Siva' School. I have many times here on this forum posted the titles and isbn #'s of several works that were written by a important disciple of the last living Krama Kashmir Siva' Teacher Master Lashkman Joo. The works are by Jaideva Singh a close Direct Disciple of Master Lakshmanjoo. 


Here is a list of what I have in my personal Library it is not all of the works but it will provide a good detail of information. Also it is a resource on the work of Abhinanava Gupta and Ksemaraja whom you mentioned. 

1. The Siva Sutras - The Yoga of Supreme Identity 
Text of the Sutras and the Commentary Vimar'sini of Ksemaraja Translated into English with Introduction, Notes, Running Exposition, Glossary and Index 
Motilal Banarsidass - Indological Publishers and B ooksellers, Delhi-Varanasi- Patna, 1st edition 1979. 

2.Pratyabhignahrdayam - The Secret of Self - Recognition 
Sanskrit Text with English Translation, Notes and Introduction 
Author: Jaideva Singh M.A.(Phil), M.A. (Sans.), D. Litt. (Honoris Causa, Kanpur) Formerly, Principal, Y. D. College, Lakhimper - Kheri 
Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, Varanasi, Patna, 1980 

3. Vijnanabhairava - Or Divine Consciousness -- A Treasury of 112 Types of Yoga 
Sanskrit Text with English Translation, Expository Notes, Introduction and Glossary of Technical Terms 
Autho: Jaideva Singh 
Motilal Banarsidass Publisher and Bookseller, Delhi-Varanasi-Patna 
1st Edition 1979 

4. Spanda Karikas - The Divine Creative Pulsation ( The source of all manifestion physical or super-physical ) 
The Karikas and the Spanda-nirnaya Translated into English 
Motilal Banarsidass 1st Edition 1980 
Author:Jaideva Singh 
Includes Ksemaraja's Texts Commentarys 

5.Paratrisika Vivarana ( 0f Abhinava Gupta) - The Secret of Tantric Mysticism 
English translation with notes and running exposition by Jaideva Singh --- 
Sanskrit text corrected, notes on technical points and charts dictated by Swami Lashkmanjee 
Author: Jaideva Singh 
Edited by Bettina Baumer 
Motilal Banarsidass Pub. & Booksellers- Delhi-Varanasi-Patna , 1st Ed. 1988 

6. Kashmir Shaivism --- The Secret Supreme 
Author: Swami Lakshman Jee 
Consists of the Lectures given in 1971-1972 
ISBN# 0-88706-575-9 
ISBN# 0-88706-576-7 (pbk) 
Pub, by The State University of New York Press under the imprint of the Universal Shaiva Trust, 1988 

7. The Shiva Sutras --- The Supreme Awakening 
revealed by Swami Lakshmanjoo with Commentary of Ksemaraja 
ISBN# 978-1-4343-1405-5 (paperback) 
ISBN# 978-1-4343-1407-9 (hardbound) 
Edited by John Hughes 
2nd edition 7/11/2007 Author House Publishers 
www.universalshaivafellowship.org 

Both Jaidava Singh and Master Lakshmanjoo have crossed to the other side. 

Jaideve Singh was a reknowed Music Scholar Honor by india, he also wrote this work: 

8.Indian Music 
- which is a History of Indian music that traces it's development beginning with the Indus Civilization to present. 
Author: Dr. Thukar Jaideva Singh 
Edited by: Prem Lata Sharma 
Pub.: Sangreet Research Academy, Calcutta 
ISBN# 81-7124-149-2 
1st edition 1995 

You can find almost all of these listed on Amazon.com. 






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Here is an interesting comment on www.theosophy.net.: 

Comment by Capt. Anand 
Kumar< http://theosnet.ning.com/profile/CaptAnandKumar >58 minutes ago 
Delete 
Comment< http://theosnet.ning.com/profiles/blogs/publications-in-digital-medium?commentId=3055387%3AComment%3A43311&xg_source=msg_com_blogpost# > 

HPB's efforts to bring the secret knowledge out into open, no doubt inspired 
many and resulted in surfacing of Pranava Vada and the esoteric version of 
Bhagvad Gita by Sudh Dharma Mandala, as we have learnt in the Stanzas of 
Dzyan search. So, this effort is totally in line with the objects of the TS 
and should be pursued with vigour. 

The TS libraries at Adyar and Varanasi contain many valuable treasures but 
our offer to digitize them has not made much headway. How can one approach 
the highest authority for this purpose? Particularly since many valuable 
works are in urgent need of preservation. 

For the seekers, www.archive.org and The Digital Library of India at 
www.dli.ernet.in are truly valuable resources containing many difficult to 
find but alreday digitized works. It is quite difficult to download books 
from the Digital Library of India. It will take some knowledgeable 
enthusiast to go through the entire catalogue and identify the works to be 
downloaded. I will be happy to assist anyone to download from DLI. 

As our own collection grows, we will need to catalogue, index and tag them. 
The search software at both the above sites are not really up to the mark. 
For example, if one types "Abhinav" it should return all the results 
containing these characters, but it does not. Whereas, if one typed 
"Abhinava", then the works of Abhinava Gupta will be returned. 

And, for the Creative Commons License, should we consider either adding a 
page at the beginning of the books or displaying the license before download 
with the "I Accept" button? 

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