Brhadaranyaka Upanisad

Brhadaranyaka Upanisad Translated by Swami Madhavananda With the Commentary of Sankaracarya In original Sanskrit characters with English Translations and Notes When there is duality as it were then one smells something o

  • Title: Brhadaranyaka Upanisad
  • Author: Adi Shankaracarya Swami Madhavananda Yājñavalkya
  • ISBN: 8175051027
  • Page: 373
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Translated by Swami Madhavananda.With the Commentary of Sankaracarya.In original Sanskrit characters with English Translations and Notes When there is duality, as it were, then one smells something, one sees something, one speaks something, one thinks something, one knows something But when to the knower of Brahman everything has become the Self, then what should one sTranslated by Swami Madhavananda.With the Commentary of Sankaracarya.In original Sanskrit characters with English Translations and Notes When there is duality, as it were, then one smells something, one sees something, one speaks something, one thinks something, one knows something But when to the knower of Brahman everything has become the Self, then what should one smell and through what, what should one hear and through what, what should one speak and through what, what should one think and through what, what should know and through what That owing to which all this is known through what, O maitreyi should one know the knower The Brhadaranyaka Upanishad is considered by some to be the greatest Upanishad Likewise, the commentary of Shankara is also regarded as his greatest The theme is the all embracing Brahman The commentary shows how the great truth of the Brahman Atman identity forms the main purport of all the Vedantic texts in general, and this Upanishad in particular With Devanagri, Sanskrit and English, translation and commentary.Brhadaranyaka Upanishad is the primary Mukhya Upanishad amongst all the Upanishads It is the commentary on White Shukla Yajur Veda and is associated with Shatapatha Brahmana The last five chapters from the fourteen volume of Shatapatha Brahmana is the Brhadaranyaka Upanishad It is supposedly written by Sri Yogeeswara Yagnavalkya.Brihadaranyaka Upanishad is as old as the Shukla Yajur Veda, exact time is unknown Brhat means big and aranya means forest together put, it means a book that has many chapters and which should be read in a forest, where there is solitude and peace It contains deep spiritual knowledge and so it better to read it when there is inner and external peace.In the ancient times, sages would prefer to meditate in forests it may be with the same motive Another reason, why it is called as Brhadaranyaka may possibly be because sage Yagnavalkya wrote it in the forests That era, sages spent lot of their time in the forests.

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