Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya, an ancient text of pure Nonduality describing Self- Realization and the transcendence of all else. Contains the Sanskrit (devanagari) . 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 .

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How can there be age, or youth, or childhood in that one eternal principle?

Avadhuta Gita with English Translation

How can “I” or “you” be said of Reality which is more subtle than the primordial form of matter, free from all attributes, greater than all, above the range of mind and emotion, without medium or limitation, lord of the universe? Such is the Avadhut, free from birth and death. Neither can it be said, “It is” nor “It is not.

In the One there is neither bondage nor salvation, neither purity nor impurity. How can we say that It has a mind or any avadhut the senses?

In It there is neither knowledge nor ignorance. How then can you say, “I know my Self” or “I know not my Self”? In the first appearance it may avadguta as some simple philosophical facts but in depth it contradict many other great principles but finally reaches the same ultimate goal. I do not know Avadhuat how can I worship Him?


This is a classic of pure Advaita Vedanta The pervader or the pervaded I am not.

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Of course o all is one, then compassion is all encompassing. I enjoyed these sayings because there were no troubling remarks about the dattayreya system, no seemingly contradictory statements about following one’s dharma caste duty even if it involves a war that destroys mankind.

Why this craving for power, companion, when in truth wealth is not yours. When were you two, that you talk of two or one? In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. When my tongue began to praise You it lost the power of praising others.

He is clothed in a habit of old and worn. O beloved friend, how shall I bow to my own Self, in my Self?

Karma yoga Bhakti yoga Jnana yoga Raja yoga. In the One, there is neither separation nor union; Truly, there is nothing but Shiva alone. Free from past, present and future how can the cardinal points exist in It? Eternally free from the sufferings of the world, verily, space-like Immortality-giving knowledge am I.

Why do you weep, 0 mind? T here’s no such thing as union or separation For me or for you.


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The seed of the plant of the world exists not in me, contentment and pleasures exist not in me; bondage and ignorance are not in me; space-like, Absolute Reality am I.

There’s no such thing as an infinite form; The infinite Reality has no form of Its own. Shake off all ideas of relativity; shake off all superstitions; let caste and birth and Devas and all else vanish.

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Avadhuta Gita of Dattatreya

I am not bound, nor am I liberated; I’m Brahman, and nothing else. This is an exceptional and unconventional spiritual book. Very dattqtreya teachings in a very small book. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Advaita Vedanta emphasizes the concept that moksha is achievable in this life in contrast to other Indian philosophies that emphasize moksha after death. Sedusa rated it ddattatreya liked it Jan 20, Of the several versions of this great book that I have I must say this is the clearest best translation.