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Commentaries on Abhinavgupta's Tantraloka translated to English

In the school of Kashmir Shivaism, if I'm not wrong, then both texts - Abhinavgupta's Tantraloka and Vigyaan Bhairava Tantra belong to Spanda Doctrine (please correct me if I'm wrong, I'm very ...
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Explain this "hidden secret" of the gita by abhinava gupta

So in abhinavagupta's commentary on the bhagavata gita called "gitartha samgraha" (link for pdf given at the end of the question), on page 125 ,which is also linked below, abhinavagupta is ...
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What is the Rahasyashatra (रहस्यशास्त्र) Sri Abhinavagupta talks about in BG 3.11

In Bhagavad Gita chapter 3.11, Sri Abhinavagupta talks about a text rahasyashastram मूल श्लोक: देवान्भावयतानेन ते देवा भावयन्तु वः। परस्परं भावयन्तः श्रेयः परमवाप्स्यथ।।3.11।। (Sri Abhinavagupta ...
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Kashmir Shaivism on 10 major Upanishads

Bhagavadpad Adi Shankaracharya commentary on Upanishads is no doubt a masterpiece, but it is very detailed, sometimes so much detailed that a beginner like me feel completely lost in a completely ...
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Which verse(s) from the Srimad Bhagavatam was/were quoted by Acharya Abhinavagupta in his commentary on the Bhagavad-Gita?

One of the most iconic objections against the authenticity of the Srimad Bhagavatam is that it was not written by Vyasa but a thirteenth century Vaishnava, named Vopadeva. The substance for this ...
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Abhinava Gupta's bhashyam for Srimad Bhagavad Gita?

Does any one know if there really is a Bhashyam for Srimad Bhagavad Gita by Sri Abhinava Gupta? If yes, how can I get a copy? Is it available in print? or is there an online copy? Many thanks in ...
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Have there been any non-Vedantic commentaries on the Bhagavad Gita?

The Bhagavad Gita is considered one of the key principal text in the Vedanta school along with the Mukhya Upanishads and the Brahma Sutras. There have been many commentators on the text by members of ...
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Was Acharya Abhinavgupta initiated in Vedanta as well?

Acharya Abhinavgupta a renowned Shaiva-Shakta enlightened master of Kashmiri Shaivism had numerous Gurus. While reading introductory part in one of the works of Swami Lakshman Joo, I found the ...
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How many verses are there in Sri TantrAloka?

Sri tantrAloka is a magnum opus text in the Kashmir Shaivism. How many verses and chapters are there? Are there any commentaries available ?
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Where can I find the commentary on nAtya shAstra (abhinavabharati)?

Bhagwan Sri Abhinavagupta's most important work on the philosophy of art is Abhinavabhāratī – a long and complex commentary on Natya Shastra of Bharata Muni. This work has been one of the most ...