Kena Upanishad

Attached to Saama Veda orientation again, is Kenopanishad. ‘Kenoshitam’ or by whom is this all directed to. The inevitable reply is ‘Manas’ or Mind as remote controlled by Almighty indeed. How does one realises this Almighty. The Teachings are invariably… Continue Reading

Chaandogya Upanishad

Chhandogya Upanishad is rooted to Saama Veda and is the second lengthiest and most significant of Upanishads, next only to Brihadaranyaka Upanishad of Yajur Veda. Major references of Maharshis and Seekers like Kaushitaki, Satyakaama, Shvetaketu, and Narada and interactions of… Continue Reading

Svetashvatara 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

Katha Upanishad

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

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

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

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

Aitareya Upanishad

Of Rig Veda course is Aitareya Upanishad and in the Aranyaka portion , Srishti Tatwa or the philosophy of Evolution of Creation of the Universe is detailed describing how Paramatma was self manifested and crafted the Universe and the Lokas… Continue Reading