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abode acosmic Agni Ajatasatru asked ATHARVA-VEDA Atman attains auspicious become immortal beloved Bhrgu bliss body boon born Brahman Brhaddranyaka chariot Chdndogya cows created death declared deeds deities described desires devoid earth elements enter explained father fire Gargi Gargya goal gods Gotra Hamsa heaven highest reality Hiranyagarbha honour identified immutable Indra intellect Janaka king knower knowledge of Brahman known knows Brahman ledge live Lord mantras mdyd meditation mind Naciketas Narayana nature of Brahman nescience non-dual path peace penance person Prajapati Prakrti Prana release religious student renounce renunciation replied Rg-veda rites Rudra sacrifices sage Sakti Salutation SAMA-VEDA Sanatkumara Satyakama seer senses shines Siva soul sound speech subtle supreme Brahman svaha Svetaketu teacher teaching thee thou transmigration truth Uddalaka Udgitha unborn universe unmanifest Upanisads Varuna Vayu Vedas Venerable sir verily Videhas Visnu vital breaths wise worship Yajfiavalkya Yajur-veda YAJUR-VEDA—TAITTIRlYA YAJUR-VEDA—VAJASANEYl yoga yogins
Page 8 - In the whole world there is no study, except that of the originals, so beneficial and so elevating as that of the Upanishads. It has been the solace of my life, it will be the solace of my death.
Page 13 - Svetaketu, my dear, since now you are conceited, think yourself learned, and are proud, did you also ask for that teaching whereby what has not been heard of becomes heard of, what has not been thought of becomes thought of, what has not been understood becomes understood ?
Page 18 - He who, dwelling in all things, yet is other than all things, whom all things do not know, whose body all things are, who controls all things from within — He is your Soul, the Inner Controller, the Immortal.
Page 18 - That from whence these beings are born, that by which, when born, they live, that into which they enter at their death, try to know that. That is Brahman.
Page 20 - Look at your Self in a pan of water, and whatever you do not understand of your Self, come and tell me." They looked in the water-pan. Then Prajapati said to them: "What do you see?" They said: "We both see the self thus altogether, a picture even to the very hairs and nails.
Page 26 - ... this Soul of mine within the heart is smaller than a grain of rice, or a barley-corn, or a mustard-seed, or a grain of millet, or the kernel of a grain of millet; this Soul of mine within the heart is greater than the earth, greater than the atmosphere, greater than the sky, greater than these worlds.