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Religious mysticism of the Upaniṣads

Kr̥shṇa Lāla

Religious mysticism of the Upaniṣads

selected texts with English and Hindi translations and notes

by Kr̥shṇa Lāla

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Published by J.P. Pub. House in Delhi .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    English, Hindi, and Sanskrit.

    Other titlesUpanishads. Polyglot. Selections. 2005.
    Statementwith foreword in Sanskrit by Krishna Lal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL1124.56 (BL1)+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3456956M
    ISBN 10818670230X
    LC Control Number2005385885
    OCLC/WorldCa61731884

    The Upanishads is an amazing book about spirituality in India. It takes you on a jorney of the self and allows you to realize and understand that the mind is what dominates the life for example what you desire is what you basically get/5. OCLC Number: Description: pages 19 cm: Contents: Mysticism in primitive religions --Hindu Upanishads ; The Bhagavad gita ; The Vedanta ; Bhakti mysticism --Buddhist Hinayana and the Mahayana ; Mysticism in the Hinayana ; The mysticism of the Mahayana ; Tantric Buddhism --Taoist and Confucian ; Mystical elements in .

    Mysticism is the practice of religious ecstasies (religious experiences during alternate states of consciousness), together with whatever ideologies, ethics, rites, myths, legends, and magic may be related to them. It may also refer to the attainment of insight in ultimate or hidden truths, and to human transformation supported by various practices and experiences. His books on meditation, spiritual living, and the classics of world mysticism have been translated into twenty-six languages. His book Passage Meditation (originally titled Meditation) has sold over , copies since it was first published in More than million copies of Easwaran's books are in print.

    In order for a title to appear in the Religion & Spirituality sub-categories below, the title's search keywords must include at least one of the keywords or phrases listed next to the sub-category. For the purposes of this book the author has taken those verses and passages that have a bearing on the mystical teaching of the Upanishads. It is mysticism which is the very core of the Upanishads-and so in understanding its mysticism one comes to the heart of the sublime and magnificent teaching of the Upanishads.


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