Upanishaden

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Upanishaden Die Upanishaden sind eine Sammlung philosophischer Schriften des Brahmanismus und Bestandteil des Veda Damit geh ren sie zum unsterblichen Weisheitserbe der Menschheit Ihre Texte enthalten die tiefsten Erkenntnisse menschlichen Denkens und spiritueller Verwirklichung Die Kr nung der uralten mystischen Tradition Indiens.Die Neuauflage der klassischen Text Ausgabe von Paul Deussen mit einer aktuellen Einleitung und verbesserter Lesbarkeit. New Download Upanishaden [ By ] Anonymous [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – johndore.co.uk

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  1. Roy Lotz says:

    I find it interesting how pervasive is the mystic idea of unity From transcendentalists to scientists to Buddhists to Christians to Hindus, I hear this same thing emphasized repeatedly everything is one Physicists wax poetic about how our bodies are made of star dust Biologists and naturalists wonder at the unity of life on earth Christians celebrate the infinite simplicity of God Spinoza s philosophy proclaims the oneness of all reality Walt Whitman had this to say And I know that the han I find it interesting how pervasive is the mystic idea of unity From transcendentalists to scientists to Buddhists to Christians to Hindus, I hear this same thing emphasized repeatedly everything is one Physicists wax poetic about how our bodies are made of star dust Biologists and naturalists wonder at the unity of life on earth Christians celebrate the infinite simplicity of God Spinoza s philosophy proclaims the oneness of all reality Walt Whitman had this to say And I know that the hand of God is the elderhand of my own,And I know that the spirit of God is the eldest brother of my own,And that all the men ever born are also my brothers and the women my sisters and loversAnd here is H...

  2. Adrian Anderson says:

    This book first exposed me to the deep, Deep, DEEP wellspring of spirituality that is to be found in the Indian tradition The concept of Atman and Brahman and the interchangeability was so in keeping with my person beliefs that the first reading left me shaken.I am from the Bible belt where our preachers call Indians and others idolaters, polytheists, blasphemers and fuel for hellfire But on reading the Upanishads one realizes that they are closer to monotheism than is Christianity with it s This book first exposed me to the deep, Deep, DEEP wellspring of spirituality that is to be found in the Indian tradition The concept of Atman and Brahman and the interchangeability was so in keeping with my person beliefs that the first reading left me shaken.I am from the Bible belt where our preachers call Indians and others idolaters, polytheists, blasphemers and fuel for hellfire But on reading the Upanishads one realizes that they are closer to monotheism than is Christianity with it s Trinity All is One, there is only Brahman, indeed no other.As the Rig Veda says Truth is One, the Wise merely refer to it in manifold ways The Upanishads are muchthan religious texts They are SPIRITUAL and urge the aspirant to look within his own heart for the answers and not to external sources, people, or rituals There and there alone is it t...

  3. Elena Holmgren says:

    A remarkable collection of writings that somehow manages to sketch out the lineaments of the perspective of our highest realization The uncanny thing is that these scattered linguistic sketches, left behind by diverse personalities separated by vast gulfs of historical change, nonetheless somehow manage to come together into a unified picture of what it d be like, experientially, to grasp the unity of the real through the fully realized unity of the self These luminous fragments express an und A remarkable collection of writings that somehow manages to sketch out the lineaments of the perspective of our highest realization The uncanny thing is that these scattered linguistic sketches, left behind by diverse personalities separated by vast gulfs of historical change, nonetheless somehow manage to come together into a unified picture of what it d be like, experientially, to grasp the unity of the real through the fully realized unity of the self These luminous fragments express an understanding of what wisdom consists in that is quite different from what we re used to in the Western tradition As such, they bear testimony to an aspect of the human condition that our own tradition has left largely uncharted Here, wisdom is bearing experiential witness to rather than merely theoretically conceiving the unity of the real These fragments provide an insider s glimpse into the goal, ...

  4. Girish Kohli says:

    Upanishad means sit down near me That is its true meaning Isnt it so simple Doesnt the meaning of Upanishad remind you of your grandfather or grandmother telling you a story.That is exactly what the Upanishad is.The Upanishad is one of the oldest Hindu scriptures after the vedas but that doesnt mean only Hindus can read it The beauty of the Upanishads is that it never talks about Hinduism.It is a work that explores the metaphysical truths of Human existence If you read carefully,you w Upanishad means sit down near me That is its true meaning Isnt it so simple Doesnt the meaning of Upanishad remind you of your grandfather or grandmother telling you a story.That is exactly what the Upanishad is.The Upanishad is one of the oldest Hindu scriptures after the vedas but that doesnt mean only Hindus can read it The beauty of the Upanishads is that it never talks about Hinduism.It is a work that explores the metaphysical truths of Human existence If you read carefully,you will find traces of Christopher Nolan s Inception and Einstein s theory of relativity in the Upanishads.This translation by Eknath Easwaran is my first attempt at reading the Upanishads and I had...

  5. Vegan Viajo says:

    Right up there w the Bible and Quran, but if I had to choose I d say Hindu text I ve read thus far is my favorite There s so much love and drama in the text it always leaves me wantingand I feelaccurately describes reasons our world is so unpredictably crazy

  6. MihaElla says:

    What is spirituality And what is enlightenment These are not authentic questions, as a matter of fact The first thing I should ask myself is Who am I What is this consciousness inside me But it is always easier to transform an existential inquiry into a philosophical question Thus, the existential is forgotten and the philosophical becomes very significant.On a funny note, what is this all non sense about Spirituality cannot be defined It s something one has to explore alone and by What is spirituality And what is enlightenment These are not authentic questions, as a matter of fact The first thing I should ask myself is Who am I What is this consciousness inside me But it is always easier to transform an existential inquiry into a philosophical question Thus, the existential is forgotten and the philosophical becomes very significant.On a funny note, what is this all non sense about Spirituality cannot be defined It s something one has to explore alone and by himself Being fully aware I am not that s what it means to be enlightened To be ordinary, to enjoy, create, live life with an extraordinary intensity, with passion this is enlightenment Of course, this is not an esoteric response But why would an esoteric answ...

  7. Trenton Judson says:

    There is a magic to this text that comes alive inside those warm places in the bottom of your stomach as you read it The connectivity and the power of the self that this book teaches are invaluable to any person of any ethical, moral, or theological background I first had a strong desire to read this book after reading Somerset Maugham s The Razor s Edge and found myself going back and back to the quote on the first page from The Upanishad s that reads The sharp edge of a razor is difficul There is a magic to this text that comes alive inside those warm places in the bottom of your stomach as you read it The connectivity and the power of the self that this book teaches are invaluable to any person of any ethical, moral, or theological background I first had a strong desire to read this book after reading Somerset Maugham s The Razor s Edge and found myself going back and back to the quote on the first page from The Upanishad s that reads The sharp edge of a razor is difficult to pass over thus the wise say the path to salvation is hard Thi...

  8. Dennis Littrell says:

    Important volume on one of humanity s greatest religious worksIn the Upanishads there are two selves They are symbolized by two birds sitting on a tree branch The one bird, the self with a small s eats The other bird, the Self with a capital S observes The first self is the self that is part of this world The second Self is merely an observer that doesn t take part and is in fact beyond the pairs of opposites such as pleasure and pain that dominate our existence This Self is formally c Important volume on one of humanity s greatest religious worksIn the Upanishads there are two selves They are symbolized by two birds sitting on a tree branch The one bird, the self with a small s eats The other bird, the Self with a capital S observes The first self is the self that is part of this world The second Self is merely an observer that doesn t take part and is in fact beyond the pairs of opposites such as pleasure and pain that dominate our existence This Self is formally called the Atman In an important analogy, it is said that the Atman is the drop of water that glides off of the lotus leaf into the ocean of Brahman, with Brahman being the entirety of all that there is, in other words, God, the God beyond all attributi...

  9. Richard says:

    I thought this would be another primary source to understand the history of Hindu thought, and while it did that, it was so muchIt was a fundamental tool in changing the way I look at God, the world, and my place in it One of the most important reads I ve ever had.

  10. Ben says:

    At an earlier point in my studies of Eastern religion and philosophy, I would easily have awarded this work 5 stars and would likely have placed it on my favorites shelf When I first began my journey into Eastern religion with the Bhagavad Gita many years ago I was mesmerized by the ideas and was drawn in by the oneness with the universe that such works promoted Since then and before reading The Upanishads, my understanding of Eastern religions and ideas has been influenced by the likes of At an earlier point in my studies of Eastern religion and philosophy, I would easily have awarded this work 5 stars and would likely have placed it on my favorites shelf When I first began my journey into Eastern religion with the Bhagavad Gita many years ago I was mesmerized by the ideas and was drawn in by the oneness with the universe that such works promoted Since then and before reading The Upanishads, my understanding of Eastern religions and ideas has been influenced by the likes of but certainly not limited to the writings of Gurdjieff, Kahlil Gibran, Thoreau and Emerson, the Tao Te Ching, the Dhammap...

  11. Sean Blake says:

    It has been the solace of my life, it will be the solace of my deathArthur SchopenhauerSchopenhauer s simple words state just how incredible and illuminating this text is The Upanishads explores consciousness, cosmology, creation and transcendence It seeks to explain the nature of reality, the nature of the Self, states of consciousness, the cycle of life and death, the cosmos, compassion and meditationThe deathless Self meditated uponHimself and projected the universeAs evolutionary eneIt has been the solace of my life, it will be the solace of my deathArthur SchopenhauerSchopenhauer s simple words state just how incredible and illuminating this text is The Upanishads explores consciousness, cosmology, creation and transcendence It seeks to explain the nature of reality, the nature of the Self, states of consciousness, the cycle of life and death, the cosmos, compassion and meditationThe deathless Self meditated uponHimself and projected the universeAs evolutionary energy.From this energy developed life, mind,The elements, and the world of karma,Which is enchained by cause and effect When you read this you see in som...

  12. Roxanne says:

    The Upanishads, translated by Eknath EaswaranThe Upanishads are a group of ancient wisdom texts Each individual upanishad is named for the sage who delivered its teaching, long ago each one describes in flashes of insight how to explore your own consciousness, how to come closer to the Divine Some of the upanishads take the form of a story a student or a wife, or even a king implores a great sage or even Death itself to share holy secrets Most of the upanishads rely on classic natural i The Upanishads, translated by Eknath EaswaranThe Upanishads are a group of ancient wisdom texts Each individual upanishad is named for the sage who delivered its teaching, long ago each one describes in flashes of insight how to explore your own consciousness, how to come closer to the Divine Some of the upanishads take the form of a story a student or a wife, or even a king implores a great sage or even Death itself to share holy secrets Most of the upanishads rely on classic natural images birds, trees, water that make the metaphors timeless and appealing even thousands of years after they were written.It s impossible to write an unbiased book review of a cherished spiritual text how could I possibly critique...

  13. Erin says:

    I highly recommend this translation of the Upanishads The translator was both a Master of English as well as Hindu himself and a religious scholar When reading, keep in mind that every world was chosen with you in mind to convey as much as possible of the original meaning To me, this book is full of wisdom that anybody can appreciate It s the furthest thing from outdated or antiquated, and hints at a kind of spiritual existence and life that is just beyond the curtains , so to speak, and th I highly recommend this translation of the Upanishads The translator was both a Master of English as well as Hindu himself and a religious scholar When reading, keep in mind that every world was chosen with you in mind to convey as much as possible of the original meaning To me, this book is full of wisdom that anybody can appreciate It s the furthest thing from outdated or antiquated, and hints at a kind of spiritual existence and life that is just beyond the curtains , so to speak, and that the writers of each Upanishad could only try to describe to us through words It s kind of like trying to convey a very surreal dream to a friend You can t share the experience or the exact images you saw, but you can try and describe them to the best of your ability in words to help your friend get as close as he can without having had the experience himself To Hi...

  14. Oakshaman says:

    The essence of the twelve principle Upanishads _If you have ever been intimidated by the multi volume scholarly translations of the Upanishads, then this book is for you I still marvel at how Prabhavananda and Manchester managed to encapsulate so much of the core content and meaning of the twelve principle Upanishads in such a slim volume Yet they did and it works This translation was originally produced in 1948 for the Vedanta Society of Southern California but it still holds up as one of The essence of the twelve principle Upanishads _If you have ever been intimidated by the multi volume scholarly translations of the Upanishads, then this book is for you I still marvel at how Prabhavananda and Manchester managed to encapsulate so much of the core content and meaning of the twelve principle Upanishads in such a slim volume Yet they did and it works This translation was originally produced in 1948 for the Vedanta Society of Southern California but it still holds up as one of the best I have reread this booktimes than I can remember and yet I still reach new realizations in the interwoven, holographic whole It ...