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Aparokshanubhuti

The Aparokshanubhuti (Sanskrit: ) is


a famous work attributed to Adi Shankara. It is a popular introductory work that expounds Advaita Vedanta
philosophy. It describes a method that seekers can follow to directly experience the essential truth of ones one
nature. Thus, the work is literally titled Aparokshanubhuti, or Direct Experience. Swami Vimuktananda titles
his translation Self-Realization.[1]

Commentaries

The oldest extant commentary on this work is a Sanskrit


commentary (Dipika or 'Elucidation') by Sri Vidyaranya.
This work has been repeatedly translated and commented
upon in other languages.

References

[1] Vimuktananda, Swami (1993). Self-Realization. Advaita


Ashrama. p. 1.

External links

Translation of Aparokshanubhuti, by Swami


Vimuktananda.

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