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The Author

Utpaladeva (dated circa the end of the ninth-middle of tenth century) was no doubt one of the greatest philosophers of Kashmir who established the School of Recognition or Pratyabhijna on a solid and systematic basis. He was a disciple of Somananda who was really the founder of this philosophy, although he does hot use the term pratyabhijna in the technical sense in his Sivadrsti. Therefore the Pratyabhijna School is rightly associated with Utpaladeva and his fundamental text, the Isvarapratyabhijna Karika (Verses on the Recognition of the Lord), and its great commentaries by Abhinavagupta, the Vimarsini and Vivrti Vimarsini. That this school attained recognition far beyond the geographical and historical limits of Kashmir is clear from the fact that it was incorporated by Madhava in his Sarvadarsanasamgraha in the fourteenth century in south India. His philosophy work includes also the Siddhitrayi, namely the Ajadapramatrsiddhi, the Isvarasiddhi, and the Sambandhasiddhi, where he establishes proof for the existence of the Lord and the nature of Consciousness.

But who was this Utpaladeva about whom Abhinavagupta, his grand-disciple, has spoken with such great veneration and respect? Unlike Abhinavagupta who gives many autobiographical details in the long colophons of some of his works, the case is different with Utpaladeva. We only know that he was the son of Udayakara, and his mother's name was Vagisvari, and she is called a yogini. Hence he must have been endowed with divine qualities right from his birth. His family lived in Srinagar, north of Hariparvat, the seat of Sarikadevi. Utpaladeva was married, his son Vibhramakara was also his disciple. This is the scant information about his life.

 

The Sivastotravali

Even if do not know much about his biography, we do have an important source about his spiritual life where he reveals himself as a mystic in very personal terms: that is his Sivastotravali or a collection of his hymns to Siva. This text is one of the greatest mystic documents not only of Saivism, not only of Indian spirituality, but of mysticism in general. We know that many Indian philosophers have also composed devotional hymns, thus complementing their more dry argumentative philosophical texts. But few of them have attained the spontaneity, the uninhibited outburst of mystical experience, the intensity of feeling, and the immediate touch of personal experience as the Sivastotravali (to talk only of Sanskrit literature, for we do have mystical song in the vernacular languages in the Saint literature, in the same tradition the Vakh or Sayings of Lalla or Lal Dev).

Ksemaraja, in the introduction to his Vivrti commentary, explains the composition of the Statravali. He calls Utpaladeva, the author of Isvarapratyabhijna, his paramesthi guru (i.e. paramaguru of Abhinavagupta), and describes him as one "who has always had the direct realization of the Great Lord as his own Self" (satata-saksatkrta-svatma-mehwsvarah). From the same introduction we learn, what must have been current knowledge in the tradition at his time, that Utpala composed the Samgrahastotra, Jayastotra and Bhaktistotra (thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth Stotra) at the request of his disciples who were desirous of attaining the same state. He calls these ahnikastutisuktani, "Hymn of praise divided in chapters," lit. to be recited in a day (ahnika, as also the chapters of the Tantraloka). The remaining hymns consist of independent verses (muktaka) which his disciples Sri Rama and Adityaraja arranged in some order, and Sri Visvavartta put into the sequence of twenty storas, giving them titles of his own. He state that this is also the reason why the Samgrahastotra (and the other two composed by Utpaladeva in their transmitted form) have enjoyed traditionally the greatest fame and popularity. This is true even in the living tradition up to the twentieth century, where in the Ishvar Ashram in Srinagar, Swami Lakshman Joo used to teach these stotras and make his disciples recite them regularly.

Since most of these verse were the spontaneous outpouring of their author in state of ecstasy and devotional emotion, they do not follow any logical order or, with a few exceptions, a single theme. The irregularity of metres within a stotra, or even irregular metres, show that his concern was not poetry (of which he was perfectly capable), but the spontaneous expression of his inner experience, which could not be bound even by the exigencies of Sanskrit metre.

Speaking of the living tradition, the Stotravali or Utpala Stotravali, as it is often called, also in manuscripts, is one of the most popular texts among Kashmiri Saivites, who recite at least one stotra daily and who know many verses by heart. The collective recitation on festive occasions is impressive, and one can see many devotees with tears in their eyes as they are moved by the text they are reciting. The popularity is also testified by the number of manuscripts preserved, maybe more than any other important text of the school. The continuity of the tradition and the importance of the text can also be seen in a verse by the south-Indian disciple of Abhinavagupta, the ascetic Madhuraja (eleventh century), who praises the work in the following verse:

 

Back of The Book

Utpaladeva (late 9th-early 10th century) was a great philosopher of the School of Recognition of non-dualist Kashmir Saivism, who established its philosophy on a solid basis with his isvarapratyabhijna Karikas (Verses on the Recognition of the Lord), and with three philosophical works, the Sidhitrayi. He was the predecessor (Paramaguru) of the great Abhinavagupta. But at the same time he was a mystic of bhakti as we find it here expressed in his Hymns Sivastotravali.

The Sivastotravali is a collection of verses and hymns which are an expression of intense bhakti, longing for the Lord, and the mystical experience of the author and his non-dual union with Siva. They were arranged in 20 chapter or Stotras by his disciples. Of highly poetic quality, these verses belong to the greatest mystical literatures of the world.

Swami Lkshman Joo had a special love for the Sivastotravali and expounded it many times different languages (Kashmiri, Hindi and English). His edition of the Sivastotravali with Ksemaraja's commentary and his Hindi translation remains the standard text. In the present volume his exposition in English is brought out for the first time.

Colonel Ashok Kaul is an alumnus of Government Engineering College, Jabalpur, and Indian Military Academy. A steadfast Signaller who in his long soldiering career has held numerous appointments in the Indian Army. An ardent student of Kashmir Saivism, he has painstakingly attempted to present the current volume of the exposition of an important and revered treatise on the subject in an easy-to-comprehend form keeping deliberately at day the technical jargon and convoluted expression.

Foreword

It is only the grace and blessing of Guru Isvara Svarupa who was the manifestation of the living Siva that it was possible to render his oral diving teaching into words in the form of a book. Through godly inspiration some fortunate disciple suddenly has the uncontrollable desire to complete this task and he succeeds to fulfil it.

Our Gurudeva greatly loved the Sivastotravali which was composed by the great master of Kashmir Saiva philosophy Utpaladeva, the author of Isvarapratyabhijna. Swami Lakshman Joo used to recite this next with great devotion and would urge his disciples to do the same. He would reveal the secret and essence of these verses in Kashmiri and would sometimes teach their meaning in English also. Shri Ashok Kaul who is Swamiji's ardent devotee transcribed each word uttered by the divine master and gave it the form of a book at the appropriate time. Ashokji was absorbed in this work for many years. As a result the essence of the nectar of Swamiji's words taught in English took the form of a book.

Shri Ashok Kaul is a senior officer of the armed forces. He has been a Saiva devotee since childhood. Being spiritually inspired, he showed interest in Gurudeva's lectures. Having spent several years fruitfully in this task he was able to present this for the perusal of sincere devotees. Looking upon this book as a gift from Swamiji, one should read it, concentrate on it and reflect upon the mind of Utpaladeva which beyond mundane mental processes. By testing these verses on the touchstone of his own experience, Gurudeva revealed their secrets in simple words and enhanced their value immensely.

I have read this book from beginning to end and derived great joy from it. As I conclude this foreword may Gurudeva grant Col. Kaul the absorption of awareness. I convey my blessing also to Sarla Kumar, Bettina Baumer and Mrinal Kaul who have lent a helping hand in producing this book.

 

Preface

The current volume is based on the transcription of the explanation of Sivastotravall by Isvarasvarupa Swami Lakshman Joo, the greatest exponent of Kashmir Saivism of modern tomes.

Sivastotravali is a collection of hymns dedicated to Lord Siva by Acarya Utpaladeva, a great Saivite master intensely in love with Lord Siva and earnestly craving to be one with Him. The book comprises 450 verses arranged in twenty chapters. Each verse is soaked in the nectar of his intense devotion for the Lord and extreme craving for God-consciousness. The book represents his direct and uninhibited one one-way dialogue with Lord Siva, projecting his problems, one at a time and seeking His indulgence in getting over these.

Each verse depicts a problem and a request for its resolution. The problem starts in a verse and ends in that verse. The next verse describes yet another problem that he wants to be resolved. He seeks solution of all his problem on the spiritual path. All obstacles on the path to become one with Lord Siva. He is not worried about the problems that stare him in the face on his worldly path. He is ready to face whatever crises come his way in this world but he wants his spiritual path to be obstacle-free.

Gurudeva's extraordinary reverence for Sivastotravali is only too well known. He once said, "Leave me alone in the woods with a feran Sivastotravali, I don't need anything."

Every attempt has been made not to miss out on any detail and to include all the discussion pertaining to a particular verse alongside its meaning and not as separate footnotes. This has been done for ease of understanding and to avoid interruption and distraction. Only explanatory notes have been placed in footnotes.

Every effort has been made to retain the original lucid style, childlike simplicity and the keen sense of humour of Gurudeva. The reader may occasionally find a bit of repetition in the text that has deliberately not been discarded to retain the freshness and the smooth flow of the original text. Those conversant with his unique style would feel as if he is actually talking to them.

At the lotus feet of Gurudeva.

 

Introduction
Bettina Baumer

The present book is a unique testimony to the living spiritual tradition of non-dualist Saivism of Kashmir, as it was embodied in its last master, Swami Lakshman Joo. He spent a lifetime with this mystical hymn of Utpaladeva and taught it to his disciples and student ay many occasions. His exposition and interpretation reflects his personal experience.

The purpose of this introduction is only to familiarize the reader with the background of the text and its author, in the context of the philosophy of Recording (pratyabhijna).

 

Contents

 

  Prakkathan ( In Hindi) v
  Foreword vii
  Preface ix
  Acknowledgements xiii
  Introduction 1
1. Bhaktivilasa Stotra : The Joy of Devotion 19
2. Sarvatmaparibhavana Stotra : Contemplation of the All-in-All 33
3. Pranayaparasada Stotra : Supplication with Reverence 50
4. Surasodbala Stotra : The Strength of Divine Nector 62
5. Svabalanidesana Stotra : Longing for One's Own Strength 81
6. Adhvavisphurana Stotra : Clearing of the Path 98
7. Vidhuravijaya Stotra : Overcoming Separation 103
8. Alaukikodbalana Stotra : The Transcendent Power 110
9. Svatantryavijaya Stotra : The Glory of Freedom 119
10. Avicchedabhanga Stotra : Breaking the Continuity 131
11. Autsukyavisvasita Stotra : Longing for Assurance 144
12. Rahasyanirdesa Stotra : Revealing the Secret 155
13. Samgraha Stotra : In Summing Up 176
14. Jaya Stotra : Hymn of Glorification 188
15. Bhakti Stotra : The Song of Devotion 203
16. Pasanudbheda Stotra : Breaking the fetters 213
17. Diviyakridabahumana Stotra : Celebrating the Divine Play 226
18. Aviskara Stotra : Revealing Hymn 246
19. Upyotanadhidhana Stotra : The meaning Revealed 258
20. Carvanabhidhana Stotra : Savouring the Meaning 267
  Sloka Index 278

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The Author

Utpaladeva (dated circa the end of the ninth-middle of tenth century) was no doubt one of the greatest philosophers of Kashmir who established the School of Recognition or Pratyabhijna on a solid and systematic basis. He was a disciple of Somananda who was really the founder of this philosophy, although he does hot use the term pratyabhijna in the technical sense in his Sivadrsti. Therefore the Pratyabhijna School is rightly associated with Utpaladeva and his fundamental text, the Isvarapratyabhijna Karika (Verses on the Recognition of the Lord), and its great commentaries by Abhinavagupta, the Vimarsini and Vivrti Vimarsini. That this school attained recognition far beyond the geographical and historical limits of Kashmir is clear from the fact that it was incorporated by Madhava in his Sarvadarsanasamgraha in the fourteenth century in south India. His philosophy work includes also the Siddhitrayi, namely the Ajadapramatrsiddhi, the Isvarasiddhi, and the Sambandhasiddhi, where he establishes proof for the existence of the Lord and the nature of Consciousness.

But who was this Utpaladeva about whom Abhinavagupta, his grand-disciple, has spoken with such great veneration and respect? Unlike Abhinavagupta who gives many autobiographical details in the long colophons of some of his works, the case is different with Utpaladeva. We only know that he was the son of Udayakara, and his mother's name was Vagisvari, and she is called a yogini. Hence he must have been endowed with divine qualities right from his birth. His family lived in Srinagar, north of Hariparvat, the seat of Sarikadevi. Utpaladeva was married, his son Vibhramakara was also his disciple. This is the scant information about his life.

 

The Sivastotravali

Even if do not know much about his biography, we do have an important source about his spiritual life where he reveals himself as a mystic in very personal terms: that is his Sivastotravali or a collection of his hymns to Siva. This text is one of the greatest mystic documents not only of Saivism, not only of Indian spirituality, but of mysticism in general. We know that many Indian philosophers have also composed devotional hymns, thus complementing their more dry argumentative philosophical texts. But few of them have attained the spontaneity, the uninhibited outburst of mystical experience, the intensity of feeling, and the immediate touch of personal experience as the Sivastotravali (to talk only of Sanskrit literature, for we do have mystical song in the vernacular languages in the Saint literature, in the same tradition the Vakh or Sayings of Lalla or Lal Dev).

Ksemaraja, in the introduction to his Vivrti commentary, explains the composition of the Statravali. He calls Utpaladeva, the author of Isvarapratyabhijna, his paramesthi guru (i.e. paramaguru of Abhinavagupta), and describes him as one "who has always had the direct realization of the Great Lord as his own Self" (satata-saksatkrta-svatma-mehwsvarah). From the same introduction we learn, what must have been current knowledge in the tradition at his time, that Utpala composed the Samgrahastotra, Jayastotra and Bhaktistotra (thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth Stotra) at the request of his disciples who were desirous of attaining the same state. He calls these ahnikastutisuktani, "Hymn of praise divided in chapters," lit. to be recited in a day (ahnika, as also the chapters of the Tantraloka). The remaining hymns consist of independent verses (muktaka) which his disciples Sri Rama and Adityaraja arranged in some order, and Sri Visvavartta put into the sequence of twenty storas, giving them titles of his own. He state that this is also the reason why the Samgrahastotra (and the other two composed by Utpaladeva in their transmitted form) have enjoyed traditionally the greatest fame and popularity. This is true even in the living tradition up to the twentieth century, where in the Ishvar Ashram in Srinagar, Swami Lakshman Joo used to teach these stotras and make his disciples recite them regularly.

Since most of these verse were the spontaneous outpouring of their author in state of ecstasy and devotional emotion, they do not follow any logical order or, with a few exceptions, a single theme. The irregularity of metres within a stotra, or even irregular metres, show that his concern was not poetry (of which he was perfectly capable), but the spontaneous expression of his inner experience, which could not be bound even by the exigencies of Sanskrit metre.

Speaking of the living tradition, the Stotravali or Utpala Stotravali, as it is often called, also in manuscripts, is one of the most popular texts among Kashmiri Saivites, who recite at least one stotra daily and who know many verses by heart. The collective recitation on festive occasions is impressive, and one can see many devotees with tears in their eyes as they are moved by the text they are reciting. The popularity is also testified by the number of manuscripts preserved, maybe more than any other important text of the school. The continuity of the tradition and the importance of the text can also be seen in a verse by the south-Indian disciple of Abhinavagupta, the ascetic Madhuraja (eleventh century), who praises the work in the following verse:

 

Back of The Book

Utpaladeva (late 9th-early 10th century) was a great philosopher of the School of Recognition of non-dualist Kashmir Saivism, who established its philosophy on a solid basis with his isvarapratyabhijna Karikas (Verses on the Recognition of the Lord), and with three philosophical works, the Sidhitrayi. He was the predecessor (Paramaguru) of the great Abhinavagupta. But at the same time he was a mystic of bhakti as we find it here expressed in his Hymns Sivastotravali.

The Sivastotravali is a collection of verses and hymns which are an expression of intense bhakti, longing for the Lord, and the mystical experience of the author and his non-dual union with Siva. They were arranged in 20 chapter or Stotras by his disciples. Of highly poetic quality, these verses belong to the greatest mystical literatures of the world.

Swami Lkshman Joo had a special love for the Sivastotravali and expounded it many times different languages (Kashmiri, Hindi and English). His edition of the Sivastotravali with Ksemaraja's commentary and his Hindi translation remains the standard text. In the present volume his exposition in English is brought out for the first time.

Colonel Ashok Kaul is an alumnus of Government Engineering College, Jabalpur, and Indian Military Academy. A steadfast Signaller who in his long soldiering career has held numerous appointments in the Indian Army. An ardent student of Kashmir Saivism, he has painstakingly attempted to present the current volume of the exposition of an important and revered treatise on the subject in an easy-to-comprehend form keeping deliberately at day the technical jargon and convoluted expression.

Foreword

It is only the grace and blessing of Guru Isvara Svarupa who was the manifestation of the living Siva that it was possible to render his oral diving teaching into words in the form of a book. Through godly inspiration some fortunate disciple suddenly has the uncontrollable desire to complete this task and he succeeds to fulfil it.

Our Gurudeva greatly loved the Sivastotravali which was composed by the great master of Kashmir Saiva philosophy Utpaladeva, the author of Isvarapratyabhijna. Swami Lakshman Joo used to recite this next with great devotion and would urge his disciples to do the same. He would reveal the secret and essence of these verses in Kashmiri and would sometimes teach their meaning in English also. Shri Ashok Kaul who is Swamiji's ardent devotee transcribed each word uttered by the divine master and gave it the form of a book at the appropriate time. Ashokji was absorbed in this work for many years. As a result the essence of the nectar of Swamiji's words taught in English took the form of a book.

Shri Ashok Kaul is a senior officer of the armed forces. He has been a Saiva devotee since childhood. Being spiritually inspired, he showed interest in Gurudeva's lectures. Having spent several years fruitfully in this task he was able to present this for the perusal of sincere devotees. Looking upon this book as a gift from Swamiji, one should read it, concentrate on it and reflect upon the mind of Utpaladeva which beyond mundane mental processes. By testing these verses on the touchstone of his own experience, Gurudeva revealed their secrets in simple words and enhanced their value immensely.

I have read this book from beginning to end and derived great joy from it. As I conclude this foreword may Gurudeva grant Col. Kaul the absorption of awareness. I convey my blessing also to Sarla Kumar, Bettina Baumer and Mrinal Kaul who have lent a helping hand in producing this book.

 

Preface

The current volume is based on the transcription of the explanation of Sivastotravall by Isvarasvarupa Swami Lakshman Joo, the greatest exponent of Kashmir Saivism of modern tomes.

Sivastotravali is a collection of hymns dedicated to Lord Siva by Acarya Utpaladeva, a great Saivite master intensely in love with Lord Siva and earnestly craving to be one with Him. The book comprises 450 verses arranged in twenty chapters. Each verse is soaked in the nectar of his intense devotion for the Lord and extreme craving for God-consciousness. The book represents his direct and uninhibited one one-way dialogue with Lord Siva, projecting his problems, one at a time and seeking His indulgence in getting over these.

Each verse depicts a problem and a request for its resolution. The problem starts in a verse and ends in that verse. The next verse describes yet another problem that he wants to be resolved. He seeks solution of all his problem on the spiritual path. All obstacles on the path to become one with Lord Siva. He is not worried about the problems that stare him in the face on his worldly path. He is ready to face whatever crises come his way in this world but he wants his spiritual path to be obstacle-free.

Gurudeva's extraordinary reverence for Sivastotravali is only too well known. He once said, "Leave me alone in the woods with a feran Sivastotravali, I don't need anything."

Every attempt has been made not to miss out on any detail and to include all the discussion pertaining to a particular verse alongside its meaning and not as separate footnotes. This has been done for ease of understanding and to avoid interruption and distraction. Only explanatory notes have been placed in footnotes.

Every effort has been made to retain the original lucid style, childlike simplicity and the keen sense of humour of Gurudeva. The reader may occasionally find a bit of repetition in the text that has deliberately not been discarded to retain the freshness and the smooth flow of the original text. Those conversant with his unique style would feel as if he is actually talking to them.

At the lotus feet of Gurudeva.

 

Introduction
Bettina Baumer

The present book is a unique testimony to the living spiritual tradition of non-dualist Saivism of Kashmir, as it was embodied in its last master, Swami Lakshman Joo. He spent a lifetime with this mystical hymn of Utpaladeva and taught it to his disciples and student ay many occasions. His exposition and interpretation reflects his personal experience.

The purpose of this introduction is only to familiarize the reader with the background of the text and its author, in the context of the philosophy of Recording (pratyabhijna).

 

Contents

 

  Prakkathan ( In Hindi) v
  Foreword vii
  Preface ix
  Acknowledgements xiii
  Introduction 1
1. Bhaktivilasa Stotra : The Joy of Devotion 19
2. Sarvatmaparibhavana Stotra : Contemplation of the All-in-All 33
3. Pranayaparasada Stotra : Supplication with Reverence 50
4. Surasodbala Stotra : The Strength of Divine Nector 62
5. Svabalanidesana Stotra : Longing for One's Own Strength 81
6. Adhvavisphurana Stotra : Clearing of the Path 98
7. Vidhuravijaya Stotra : Overcoming Separation 103
8. Alaukikodbalana Stotra : The Transcendent Power 110
9. Svatantryavijaya Stotra : The Glory of Freedom 119
10. Avicchedabhanga Stotra : Breaking the Continuity 131
11. Autsukyavisvasita Stotra : Longing for Assurance 144
12. Rahasyanirdesa Stotra : Revealing the Secret 155
13. Samgraha Stotra : In Summing Up 176
14. Jaya Stotra : Hymn of Glorification 188
15. Bhakti Stotra : The Song of Devotion 203
16. Pasanudbheda Stotra : Breaking the fetters 213
17. Diviyakridabahumana Stotra : Celebrating the Divine Play 226
18. Aviskara Stotra : Revealing Hymn 246
19. Upyotanadhidhana Stotra : The meaning Revealed 258
20. Carvanabhidhana Stotra : Savouring the Meaning 267
  Sloka Index 278

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Your products are uncommon yet have advanced my knowledge and devotion to Sanatana Dharma. Also, they are reasonably priced and ship quickly. Thank you for all you do.
Gregory, USA
Thank you kindly for the Cobra Ganesha from Mahabalipuram. The sculpture is exquisite quality and the service is excellent. I would not hesitate to order again or refer people to your business. Thanks again.
Shankar, UK
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Tim Smith, USA
Love this site. I have many rings from here and enjoy all of them
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