Svetaashvatara Upanishad

From the School of Krishna Yajur Veda is the Svetashvatara Upanishad denoting the realm of well harnessed ‘svetaashvas’ or white horses of purity signifying the physical faculties of Jnaanendriyas and Karmendriyas or discerning and action oriented body-inputs repesctively. The dominant… Continue Reading

Isha Upanishad

Anchored firmly to the School of Shukla Yajur Veda, is Isha Upanishad which is a small Upanishad in size hardly comprising Eighteen Stanzas but yet a very powerful treatise from the view point of Supreme ‘Jnaana’ exhorting to perform ‘Karmaacharana’… Continue Reading

Brihadaaranyaka Upanishad

Now on to the Shukla Yajur Veda related Brihadaaranyaka Upanishad, the most significant and voluminous Six Chaptered treatise with as many as forty Brahmanas or sections. The first chapter with six Brahmanas describes the first ever ‘Ashvamedha Yagna’ with Hiranygarbha’s… Continue Reading

Taittiriya Upanishad

Belonging as it does to the School of Krishna Yajur Veda, the last part of Taittiriya Brahmana is the Aranyaka comprising Siksha Valli, Ananda Valli and Bhrugu Valli. The Upanishad’s Unique Invocations are to Surya, Varuna, Indra Brihaspati Vishnu and… Continue Reading

Kathopanishad

Attributing to Krishna Yajur Veda again, Kathopanishad has only two chapters of three ‘Vallis’. A unique Brahmana named Vaajashrava Gautama Uddalaka the son of Aruni, a rare example of Sacrifices pursued his great faith in such Dharma literally gave away… Continue Reading

Mandukyopanishad

Anchored again to Avthara Veda, Mandukya Upanishad by the illustrious Maharshi Manduka visioned Twelve ‘Paramaardha Shlokas’ or Poignant Statements and secured the reputation as of being the most succinct and direct exposition of Existence and Beyond seeking the Ultimate Truth;… Continue Reading

Mundaka Upanishad

This Upanishad is related to Atharva Veda with three chapters; the first one dealing with Brahma Vidya down the ages: Chaturmukha Brahma, the Creator-Sustainer and Protector of the Universe himself was manifested as the foremost taught the rudiments of Jnaana… Continue Reading

Prashna Upanishad

Related to Atharva Veda of Pippalaada Shaka, Prashnopanishad deals with Six Key Questions to Maharshi Pippalaada about Supreme Brahman raised by the Great Seekers like Sukesha the son of Bharadvaaja, Satyakaama the son of Shibi, Kaushalya the son of Ashvala,… Continue Reading