Translated by Swami Venkatesananda
Published by State University of New York Press
The Yoga Vasishta, attributed to Valmiki, the author of the Ramayana, is a vast compendium of Hindu philosophy and stories. The teachings are presented in the form of a vast narrative that follows Rama on his quest for liberating knowledge. The teachings and advice are presented by Vasishta, one of the founding sages of the Vedanta tradition.