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Some say there are 108 Upanishads, texts of the wisdom, Of the ancient sages.Your Virw please

Asked by Anand Agarwal, 19 Nov '09 06:02 pm
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RSS Feeds Recent Articles Video Feed Hinduism Essays The List of 108 Upanishads The Upanishads is not clearly known. Scholars differ on the total number of Upanishads as well as on what constitutes an Upanishad. Some of the Upanishads are very ancient, but some are of recent origin. The original Upanishads are the end portions of the four Vedas, and there by came to be identified with \"Vedanta\", which literally means the end of the Vedas. They dealt with the philosophical aspects of the Vedas and were taught in ancient India to highly qualified and selected individuals. The Upanishadic texts are part of the Shruti literature and are considered to be divine in origin. They are associated with the names of several ancient seers. Some of these lived at least twenty generations before Lord Krishna and the the probable date of the Mahabharata war. Prominent among these sages were Yagnavalkya, Uddalaka Aruni, Shandilya, Aitareya, Pipplapada and S ...more
Answered by radhikamruta, 19 Nov '09 07:58 pm

 
  
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