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What is meant by Upanishads ?

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Asked by spandana k, 01 Feb '13 06:22 am
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Upanishads are the most difficult part of the Vedas. We can have some idea of what the Veda Samhitas are, what the Brahmanas are, what the Aranyakas are, but it requires deep thinking and a chastening of our psyche before we can enter into the subject of the Upanishads. What do the Upanishads tell us? They tell us the mode, the modus operandi of directly contacting the Spirit of the universe through the Spirit that is inside us - not by word of mouth, not by speaking any word, not by performance of any ritual. There is no need of any temple, church or scripture; we want nothing except our own Self. When we reach the Spirit of the universe, nothing will come with us, as it was mentioned. We will go there alone. We are the most important thing in this world, and not what we possess. The possessions will leave us, but we will carry ourselves. What is it that we will carry as ourselves? You will not be able to understand the meaning of this statement. What exactly is meant by saying "I car ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 01 Feb '13 06:29 am

 
  
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The most difficult part of the Vedas
Answered by Manju Sikri, 01 Feb '13 09:05 am

 
  
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A series of Hindu sacred treatises written in Sanskrit c.800200 bc, expounding the Vedas in predominantly mystical and monistic terms
Answered by iqbal seth, 01 Feb '13 07:19 am

 
  
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