Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya with English translation and exhaustive introduction by Kanoo Mal published in On other page(s): History and calligraphy of the The Avadhuta Gita Source: # 73 to 75, Reprinted from Abhayananda, S., Dattatreya: The Song Of The Avadhut . THE AVADHUT GITA, or Avadhuta Gita, may be called an ancient non-dual text. Several errors in Hari Prasad Shastri’s English translation (1st edition, ).

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Part of a series on Hindu scriptures and texts Shruti Smriti Vedas. He does not identify with his mind or body bita “names and forms” and does not recognise a distinction between himself and the world around him.

You and I have no name or form. In your Heart there is no meditator, there is no state of Self-absorption, nor is there any possibility of meditation on the Self. The “I” is both the subject and the supreme object of meditation; How can you see two in That which is one? I am not separate from Reality.

I am beyond the senses, I am knowledge and bliss. How then can I pray to It, or worship It? It cannot be said that It is without a body or attributes. But there is a fourth, the darkest of all, the wine of sex, which has intoxicated the whole world. By nature I am Nirvanic. It cannot be imagined or defined.


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You are the one Purity! Neither of these exists independently. He walks solitary as a rhinoceros; detached, solemn and peaceful.

You’re the unchanging Self, the same within everyone. Free from separation and union, free from enjoyment or absence of enjoyment, he moves calm and unhurried through the world. Pure as space he walks, immersed in the immaculate bliss of his natural state. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat The modifications of the inner conscience [intellect, mind, instinct and avadhuha have no part in me.

Contains the Sanskrit devanagari text, transliteration, and English translation. Lachesis rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Space-like, the water of Immortality am I. In him is neither purity nor impurity. Quotes from Avadhuta Gita of Verily the one Self is all, free from differentiation and non-differentiation.

It is symbolical but not avaehuta symbol; yet even this cannot be said of the Self. There is no pleasure in It, and no faculty of enjoying pleasure, since It is free from such defects as attachment. Then since I am Reality, there can be no idea of prayer or worship.


Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya

In the Self there is neither manhood nor womanhood, because such conceptions cannot exist in Eternity. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. Know that you are free from the illusory world.

In It there is neither dattateya nor ignorance. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The modifications of primordial matter and of individualised consciousness are in the realm of cause and effect. A Concise Dictionary of Indian Philosophy: Truly, you’re the unchanging Essence of everything!

Where then is the division of caste? All this world giita a magic show, like a mirage in the desert. The mind is as space, embracing all. As there is only one moon so there is only one Self in all.