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Hindu mysticism according to the Upaniṣads

Mahendranath Sircar

Hindu mysticism according to the Upaniṣads

by Mahendranath Sircar

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Published by K. Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Upanishads -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Hinduism,
  • Mysticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mahendranath Sircar.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1120 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 344 p.
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6322973M
    LC Control Number35014079
    OCLC/WorldCa1138933

    Hinduism, major world religion originating on the Indian subcontinent and comprising several and varied systems of philosophy, belief, and ritual. If the Indus valley civilization (3rd–2nd millennium BCE) was the earliest source of Hindu traditions, then Hinduism is the oldest living religion on Earth. The Vaishnava Upanishads are minor Upanishads of Hinduism, related to Vishnu theology (Vaishnavism).There are 14 Vaishnava Upanishads in the Muktika anthology of Upanishads. They, along with other minor Upanishads, are generally classified separate from the thirteen major Principal Upanishads considered to be more ancient and from the Vedic tradition.

    According to Mahony, they are likely dated between BC and AD. However, Gavin Flood dates the Yoga Upanishads to the BCE to CE period. According to James Mallinson, some Yoga Upanishads were revised in the eighteenth century to incorporate the Hatha Yoga ideas of the Hindu Natha sub-tradition.   Brahman, in the Upanishads, the supreme existence or absolute reality. It is conceived as eternal, conscious, irreducible, infinite, omnipresent, and the spiritual core of the universe. Differences in interpretation of brahman characterize the various schools of Vedanta, one of the six systems of Hindu .

    Hinduism has a span of three thousand years of history in which various forms of religious experience took shape and grew into a wide and rich variety of myths and cults, beliefs and practise, doctrines and disciplines, which have nurtured millions of Hindus throughout the ages. The exact ides of Hinduism is hard to define since the beliefs and practices of the Hindus differ greatly from one. The concept of soul in Hinduism is also very different from that of Christianity. According to the latter, a soul lives only once upon earth, and possesses a distinguishing personality, name and form. Only humans possess souls. The same is not the case with Hinduism. In Hinduism, all .


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ISBN: Category: Religion Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The Hindu scriptures the Upanishads are, according to German scholar PAUL DEUSSEN (), the culminating point of the Indian doctrine of the universe, an achievement that had been reached even before the arrival of the Buddha.

The experiential knowledge of the relationship between the human soul (atman) and the supreme being (brahman) is said to bring an end to the cycle of birth, death, and rebirth. To know brahman is to know all; in knowing brahman, one achieves a transcendental consciousness that comprehends, in. Introduction to the Upanishads of Hinduism.

The Upanishads abound in spiritual knowledge. They are the end part of the Vedas and known collectively as Vedanta. In Sanskrit, which was the main language of communication among the elite groups in India for several centuries, the word Upanishad means sitting down near.

The origins of Hinduism may be traced back to the intertwining of two great cultures, that of the _____ civilization and that of the Indo-Aryans. Upanishads By the mid-nineteenth century, English-educated Hindus began deriding Hinduism's many gods, erotic symbolism, temple worship, and rituals as crass corruptions of the purity of the authentic.

Originally lectures given inthe essays in this book still serves as one of the best overviews of Vedicism. Each lecture deals with a different aspect of Vedic mysticism. There are separate lectures explaining mysticism as found in the Vedas, the Upanishads, in the Yoga system, Buddhist mysticism; and mysticism in the Bhakti tradition/5(7).

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The Puranas are holy books of Hinduism that date back to Gupta Empire in ancient India. However, the Puranas are supposed to be complied by Muni Vyasa. These texts are glorious tales of the Hindu trinity- Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar (Shiva). The Upanishads are also called as Vedantas or the end of the Vedas.

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