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'Out of Brahman...'

We learn from the Taittiriya upanishad: “Out of Brahman, who is the Self, came ether; out of ether, air; out of air, fire; out of fire, water; out of water, earth; out of earth, vegetation; out of vegetation, food; out of food, the body of man. 87 more words

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Taittiriya upanishad

In Taittiriya upanishad we find:

“To a lay student – Let your conduct be marked by right action, including study and teaching of the scriptures; by truthfulness in word, deed and thought; by self-denial and the practice of austerity; by poise and self-control; by performance of the everyday duties of life with a cheerful heart and an unattached mind. 111 more words

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What is the Fourth

So what is the Fourth?

Mandukya upanishad tells us that: “The Fourth, the Self, is OM, the indivisible syllable. This syllable is unutterable, and beyond mind. 53 more words

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What Is The Teaching Of The Upanishads?

The Upanishads are either a scattered collection of esoteric writings, filled with conflicting messages, or they containĀ a coherent Vedanta teaching, as demonstrated by later dogmatists. 678 more words

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Gosh we're doing well!

Here we are on to our sixth upanishad! This one is called Mandukya. We’re taking bite-sized chunks of ancient yogic wisdom, and chewing them well. 391 more words

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As rivers flow into the sea...

“When death overtakes the body, the vital energy enters the cosmic source, the senses dissolve in their cause, and karmas and the individual soul are lost in Brahman, the pure, the changeless. 89 more words

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These words

These words are so lovely from Mundaka upanishad:

” Like two birds of golden plumage, inseparable companions, the individual self and the immortal Self are perched on the branches of the selfsame tree. 187 more words

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