Tagged: philosophy

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Yama and Yoga- Kathopanishad

The Katha Upanishad is also a principal Upanishad. It begins with Sage Vajasravas giving away his possessions to get brownie points from the gods. He has a son Nachiketa, who wonders what was the...

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Wizardly Images in the Mundaka Upanishad

Mundaka means shaved head, so perhaps this Upanishad is named so because it is knowledge that shaves us of ignorance. It has three mundaks/shavings (parts). The first mundaka’s first khand (section) says Brahman grows...