The Upanishads

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The Upanishads are Hindu scriptures that constitute the core teachings of Vedanta. They do not belong to any particular period of Sanskrit literature: the oldest, such as the Brhadaranyaka and Chandogya Upanishads, date to the late Brahmana period (around the middle of the first millennium BCE), while the latest were composed in the medieval and early modern period. The Upanishads have exerted an important influence on the rest of Hindu philosophy and were collectively considered one of the 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written by the British poet Martin Seymour-Smith. Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This book is a bouquet of rich lectures delivered by Swami Krishnananda in 1991 to the students of the Yoga Vedanta Forest Academy and reveals the message of the Upanishads in a most ... The Upanishads Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Upanishads, the sacred texts of Hinduism. Dating from about 700 BC, their mystical and philosophical nature still resonates today. The main foundational texts of Hinduism are the Vedas, and Upanishads make the core philosophical concepts described in the Vedas.

Publication date 1965 Topics Upanishads, Upanisaden, Hindu philosophy, Hinduism, Mysticism, Sanskrit literature Publisher Baltimore, Penguin Books Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate 2010-07-06 18:29:29 Boxid ... I find some interesting explanations in the Upanishads where it explains the inter-relations and inter-connection of our desires, senses, mind, consciousness, body and the so called inner "Self".