This book is one of the most fascinating but also most difficult texts of the Kashmir Saiva School, and of theystical philosophical literature of India as a whole. The Paratrisika is a short Tantra which has been held in the highest esteem by Kashmir Saivism or Trika.
This translantion of Abhinavagupta`s masterpiece will not only be a milestone in the study of Kashmir Saivism, but it also make available one of the major mystical texts of the Indian tradition to readers interested in philosophy and spirituality.
About the Author:
Jaideva Singh ( 1893-1986) was a great scholar in musicology, philosophy and Sanskrit. A former principal of Y.D.College, Lakhimpurkheri, he also acted as a Chairman of U.P. Sangit Natak Academi. He was awarded Paadma Bhushan by the Government of India in 1974.