About the Book :
Svatantrya-Darpana in Sanskrit couplets is a fresh look on Kashmir Saivism, meant for beginners. It is based strictly on the words by ancient masters of the subject. Along with the English translation entitles The Mirror of Self Supremacy and notes, it brings to clear light many profound principles and doctrines of the subject regarding topics like-metaphysics, antology, cosmogony, cosmology, causation etc. and discusses the practical doctrines of yoga of its Trika system. Besides, it presents the historical development of the subject and its comparison with other prominent schools of Indian thought and discusses the practical utility of the subject in the present age.