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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How can it be said that the Self is limited? He moves about, naked and free, Aware that all this is only the Self.

Avadhuta Gita

Free also is It from knowledge, theoretical and practical, Self being all, my mind, do not cry. That bliss absolute, ever-indestructible, but a Source of bliss to all, is the Avadhut. I have neither Guru nor initiation; I have no discipline, and no duty to perform.

You are the essence of knowledge, indomitable, eternal, ever free from modifications. You are not the mind; you’re the supreme Reality. Far, far from me also is egotism.

Teachings and quotes of the The Avadhuta Gita

Neither that which is imagined, nor the imagination exist in you; know that cause and effect touch you not. This book is all about Advaita Vedanta, one of the highest classic Indian paths to spiritual realization.

Diego rated it really liked it Dec 04, There’s no such thing as an infinite form; The infinite Reality has no form of Its own. I am neither bound nor free. How can I salute the Self [one’s true nature], which is indestructible, which is all bliss, which in Dsttatreya and by Itself pervades everything, and which is inseparable from Itself?

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Avadhuta Gita with English Translation

Why do you cry? I am the nectar which is knowledge absolute; beyond the range of the senses I am. My beloved mind, why do you cry? Some there are that prize non-dualism, others hold to dualism. The singer of the Avadhuta Gita avadnuta Dattatreya, an Avadhuta, and according to the Nath Sampradaya, the work was heard and transcribed by two of Dattatreya’s disciples—Swami and Kartika. Deceit and hypocrisy, truth and untruth have no place in me.

This I know for sure. I am pure knowledge, imperishable, infinite. Concentrated bliss, alone and secondless, is Reality and that is the Avadhut. Such a person is held to be pure consciousness in human form. In Hinduism, it is the interior Guru within the person, the Sadashiva, the all pervading ultimate Reality Brahman that is the Atman soul within. The one Self, the supreme Reality, Neither creates, nor sustains, nor destroys anything. The text’s nirguni Brahman ideas influenced the poetry of Kabirstates Rigopoulos.

If it’s seen as both real and unreal, can that be the experience of Unity?

Monday February 15, I f I’ve never been bound, I can never be liberated. Shake off all ideas of relativity; shake off all superstitions; let caste and birth and Devas and all else vanish.

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Space-like, the avadhhta of Immortality am I. The singer of the Avadhuta Gita is Dattatreya, an Avadhuta, and according Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya, an ancient text of pure Nonduality describing Self-Realization and the transcendence of all else. Know well that a boat, painted and adorned, will carry you across the river; so also will one that is plain and simple. Become aware of the indivisible Self. As space cannot be compared with another space, so Reality being above gia, cannot be compared with any object.


Ashokananda — in Katz Birth and death exist not in the mind, not in you, as do also bondage and liberation. Concentration is gitq possible avaehuta on perishable objects, on account of cattatreya mutability, nor on the Self. T here’s no such thing as union or separation For me or for you. See It in all. T he world of form and the formless Void: Refresh and try again. It is not accessible to inference. T here is no action, Either present, future, or past, Which has been performed or enjoyed by me.

It is neither true nor untrue. It is neither a part nor is It divided. The transcendental reality is revealed [by Avadhuta Gita] as the Universe. Even the ancient scriptures cannot speak of Him perfectly.

Know that by nature I am freedom Absolute. I am beyond the senses, I am knowledge and bliss. Shiva is the soul within I am thus the pure Shiva, devoid of all doubt. So, now, while I’m in aadhuta state of samarasa, I, the Avadhut, have spoken of the Truth.