Upaniṣads: Selections from 108 Upaniṣads

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1999 - Upanishads - 240 pages
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Eighteen Upanishads.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Isavasya Upanisad
45
PrasnaUpanisad
74
MundakaUpanisad
87
TaittiriyaUpanisad
103
Chan dogy aUpanisad
120
BrhadaranyakaUpanisad
142
SVetasvataraUpanisad
161
YogaUpanisads
188
SamnyasaUpanisads
201
SaivaUpanisads
223
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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.
Page 25 - That which is the finest essence - this whole world has that as its soul. That is Reality. That is Atman. That art thou, Svetaketu.

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