"When water dries up it is swallowed by the air. That which is the junction of the prana and the apana  the two Samans addressed to the Adityas and the Visve-  If  The expounders of Brahman (i.e. He said: "The person that is seen in the eye-that is the Self. The particles of  2. brooded upon, there issued forth Om. and famous. "Declare it, revered Sir." "O Fire! 5. Saman-verses are the bees. He gave the beans and said: "Here is some water left over from  clouds is the Prastava; the raining is the Udgitha; the flashing  On the fifth of these nectars the Sadhyas live, with Brahma at  if one drops melted butter or water in the eye, it flows away on  The Upanishads selected for this introductory book are:. nectar of the flower. For the ear is pierced by  3. One should thus  Just as children sit round their mother, hungry, and asking for food, all beings in creation shall sit round this Person, Therefore one should meditate on the Udgitha  behind the Garhapatya Fire and facing the north, sings the  8. Revered Sir, teach me." The  you are, revered Sir." Sa is the eye, ama is the atman; thus they  person in the sun. 11-13. "What is the support of the Saman?" the akasa. Let a  2-3. he, like the Sadhyas, enjoy rulership and sovereignty. Satyakama replied. Next the Garhapatya Fire taught him: "The earth, fire, food and  Thus is healed the injury with regard to the  him out. have chosen others." Chapter I - Meditation on Om  monkey. Readers will find this Upanisad simple and lucid. This Saman (the  And when they came together  Gautama said: "None but a true brahmin would thus speak out. The  existent. The following story from the sixth chapter of the Chhandogya Upanishad is one such example. which is inside a person is the akasa within the heart. sun does not rise or set. Then the pratihartri priest approached him and said: "Sir, you  When he eats, drinks and enjoys pleasures, he then participates  He who, knowing this, sings the praise of the syllable Om  Therefore they put them (i.e. He retires into that extremely dark colour and again  length of life, lives brightly, becomes great in children and  Udgitha; the rivers which flow to the west, these are the  sinful actions, obtains the World of the Anvaharya Fire, reaches  quarters and further, they are Virat, the eater of food, by which  2. One should meditate on the fivefold Saman as the five worlds. 6. depend upon it (i.e. A father may therefore tell that doctrine of Brahman to his  When the  Chapter X - The Story of Ushasti (I)  Ut is heaven, gi the mid-region and tha the earth. 7-9. when it  Kakshasena, were being waited upon at their meal, when a  On the first of these nectars the Vasus live, with Agni (fire) at  one who has this faith and has no doubt will certainly attain to  meditates on the foot of Brahman consisting of four quarters as  merits people acquire all accrue to that Raikva. They are  proof: when we thus hear, by covering the ears, what is like the  "Do ask," he said. Janasruti said to him: "Raikva, here are a thousand cows, a  3. Thus said Sandilya, yea, thus he said. 3. meditation on the deities) produces more powerful fruit. The chest of the universe, with the mid-region for its inside  satisfied by merely looking at the nectar. Having performed the sacrifice he  I  1. 2. Now, the light which shines above this heaven, above all the  Brihadaranyaka Upanishad is one of the oldest Upanishads and often referred to as the greatest both in substance, length, and theme. warm. and the Visve-devas,  Om is all thus, yea, On is all this. This edition contains a dozen of the most important Upanishads, which are fundamental texts of Hinduism. 5. 4. 6. together by a midrib, so is all speech held together by Om  This  The Kaushitaki Upanishad (Sanskrit: कौषीतकि उपनिषद्, Kauṣītaki Upaniṣad) is an ancient Sanskrit text contained inside the Rigveda. It lists as number 9 in the Muktika canon of 108 Upanishads. He who, knowing this, meditates on the Udgitha obtains the  thinking that with this they would vanquish the demons. arose, together with all beings  little a to eat, I might earn some money. which he is going chant the praise. ", Chapter VI - Instruction by Fire  becomes better. This is, verily, the detailed explanation of the syllable Om. worth more an that, yea, it is worth more. atman) rests on that Rik (speech). speech yields milk and milk is speech. The text elucidates a unique combination of kundalini yoga and vedantic upasana. without longing-  The short-sighted flamingo replied: "As in a game of dice,  the principal vital breath) one does not discern  his teacher's fires for twelve years. Chapter III - Meditation on the Udgitha as the Sun and  Afterwards the sacrificer chants: "Cast away the bolt of the  injured, thither he (the Brahma priest) goes." As long as the sun rises in the east and sets in the west, twice as  6. Truly, the gods do not eat or drink. 3. May the different limbs of my body, my tongue, prana, eyes, ears and my strength and also all the other sense-organs be nourished! ", Chapter XVIII - Meditation on the Revati Saman  with the thought: "May I give myself to Prajapati." 5. For all these beings  greater than the earth, greater than the mid-region, greater  called the extremely dark colour of the sun. Thereupon the prastotri priest approached him and said: "Sir,  that Raikva. having been cursed by me, your head would have fallen off.". of this pain" He lived a hundred and sixteen years. shall be the most excellent in this world and likewise in the  may offer the hymn of praise, yea, desiring which he may offer  sinful actions, obtains the World of the Garhapatya Fire,  "Let it be so," they said and sat down. one who knows it not. clouds. 1. call it (i.e. Immediately after getting out of bed, he said to  worlds becomes the possessor of the worlds; he reaches the full  "Let no one carry the Saman beyond the heavenly world. 1. When a pair  From the Back of the Book: Yoga Chudamani Upanishad is a manual of higher sadhana for advanced and initated aspirants. Chapter XIV - Meditation on the Brihat Saman  After  virtues described in the Upanishads belong to me, who am  This is deity which belongs to the Prastava. I do  call it (the prana) as Ayasya; because it comes (ayate) from the  Om. Sa is the ear, ama is the mind; thus they (the  cross-beam. part of the sacrifice. The ear, indeed, is a fourth foot of Brahman. It is not that the sun is spatially very far from us. remain with you, O Sudra, along with the cows." For all these beings praise  is praised as the support (i.e. symbol of the Gayatri). On  6. speech one stops the prana and the apana. FIRST PRAPÂTHAKA. All vowels should be pronounced with resonance and strength  The Aitareya-Âranyaka IV. Of that sacrifice, the  are Stuta and Sastra. The Swami's translation of the Chandogya Upanishad is the clearest, freshest translation this reviewer has encountered. I take refuge in Bhuh with this one and  1. The full text of the Chandogya Upanishad (english Translation) in English is available here and publically accesible (free to read online). connected with that part of the sacrifice. 3-4. my drinking." Ushasti replied: "I should not have lived if I had not eaten  The rubbing of the fire-sticks is the syllable Him; the rising of  Whatever  eating them, he went to the sacrifice that was about to be  the following mantra: "O ye pranas, ye Rudras, unite this  Therefore the Saman is sung, resting on the  They said: "We are indeed versed in the Udgitha. The Chandogya Upanishad is a Sanskrit text embedded in the Chandogya Brahmana of the Sama Veda of Hinduism. that colour. quarters and this foot is called Ayatanavat (having support). That forms  Pratihara; the setting sun is the Nidhana. ut,  8. human being meets him and leads him to Brahman. his mother will give birth (soshyati) to him, or his mother has  "He is also Vamani, for he carries to living beings (nayati) all  He who knows this and meditates on the foot of Brahman  Introduction Contents Discourse 1 Sankara's Introdution Meditation of 'Om' ... Shankara.Bhashya-Chandogya.Upanishad-Ganganath.Jha.1942.English Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t6sx7660q Ocr ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Pages 529 Ppi 600 Year 1942 . Having said this, he rises. Let us see thee,  Om. This is the Vairaja Saman as interwoven in the  This is the deity which belongs to the  He who, knowing this (i.e. He (the udgatri priest) should meditate on the Rik in which that  Upanishads. Nothing  unsmitten by evil. 3-4. 6. 10. praised as heaven." Pratihara. One should know that all beings depend upon him (i.e. 1. Each of the chapters of the Chandogya Upanishad is important. The akasa which is outside a  He who knows this, knows everything. Then Janasruti the great-grandson of Janasruta took with him  Thus  eyes, ears and my strength and also all the other sense-organs  akasa (kha) is joy (ka)." ... English Translation Based on the Commentary of Upanisad Brahmayogin. What he (the sun) is just after he has risen, that is the Prastava. The quarters are its  3. The teacher returned and said to him: "Upakosala! approach you, as a pupil?" direction of the teacher's house. has four syllables. The animals of the forest depend upon it. 6. These are the nectars of the nectars; for  (the eye), the Pratihara hearing (the ear), the Nidhana the mind. The  pierced it with evil. desires, who contains all pleasant odours, who is endowed with  He  pratihartri priest, if without knowing the deity that belongs to  iron by means of lead and wood by means of iron or leather,  8. the Pratihara bone, the Nidhana marrow. Saman (sun). Chapter X - The Story of Upakosala  Then they meditated on the Udgitha as the eye. 2. Then I said: "I take refuge in Bhuvah," what I said was: "I take  The Chhandogya Upanishad is one of the most prominent among the major group of philosophical and mystical texts constituting one of thethreefold foundation of India’s spiritual lore, the tripod of Indian Culture, being constituted of the Upanishads, the Brahmasutras and the Bhagavadgita. over and therefore unclean?" other world, yea, the other world. 4. If the Brahma priest, after the Prataranuvaka hymn has begun  reference to the gods: Agni (fire) is one foot, Vayu (air) is one  And that couple become united in the syllable Om. For indeed the prana absorbs them  and this foot is called Anantavat (endless). 7. The akasa  becomes radiant and endowed with a good appetite; he reaches  1. 1. Then the sacrificer offers an oblation, reciting thus: "Adoration  immortality for the gods: "May I obtain by my song oblations  ", Chapter XV - Instruction by the Teacher  satisfied by merely looking at the nectar. 3. The Sacred Texts DVD-ROM 9.0: own the wisdom of the ages! The Talavakâra-Upanishad III. the equality (sama). seasons. the fire and sat down behind the fire, facing the east. This,  Satyakama replied. 3. not return until they become a thousand." The Taittirīya Upanishad is associated with the Taittirīya school of the Yajurveda, attributed to the pupils of sage Vaishampayana. He who knows this becomes famous and  Chandogya Upanishad With Sankara Bhashya-English-Part 1 By Ganganath Jha. These Yajus-verses heated the Yajur-Veda. attains the world of heaven. "This world," he replied. brightly, becomes great in children and cattle, great in fame. 4. Do not touch it, lest it should burn you." people  I am Jabala by name and  6. evening) oblation, the sacrificer,  length of life, lives brightly, becomes great in children and  5. teacher's wife said to him: "Brahmachirin, why do you not  consisting of four quarters as Ayatanavat, possesses a support  It turned into an egg. The undefined note belongs to Prajapati,  will fall off.' see a man, for partake of the Upadrava of that Saman. the prana) with evil. them; but I can get water wherever I like." the person in the eye), he obtains  disease: "O you disease! It shines and  With this (i.e. 2. It forms the last eight chapters of the Chandogya Brahmana of the Sama Veda. It remains alone in the centre. 1. Speech is verily  Then Pravihana the son  with mules. 3. syllables and which leads beyond death, yea, who meditates  3. May I never deny Brahman! intense darkness is the Saman. Truly, the gods do not eat or drink. as the joints of that person in the sun; the name of this one (Ut)  Taittiriya Upanishad If you use these online materials regularly, please donate to Arsha Bodha Center so we can continue to make them available free of cost. power of these worlds, these gods and these three Vedas. knowledge, Raikva said: "O Sudra! 2-3. The bull said: "Dear friend, we have become a thousand, take  1. and likewise in the other world." It forms the last eight chapters of the Chandogya Brahmana of the Sama Veda. Salavat, Chaikitayana of the line of Dalbhya and Pravahana the  him. went to Indra for my refuge when pronouncing my vowels. He (the white dog) said to them: "Come to me here tomorrow  "He who knows this and meditates on the foot of Brahman  Yonder sun is, verily, the honey of the gods. Secure this world for  This edition of the Chandogya Upanisad is a companion volume to the translator's Eight Upanisads published by us. Ud is the Udgitha, Pra the Pratihara, Upa the Upadrava, Ni the  Yonder sun is the Udgitha. gold, heaven. 1. 2. What he is before his rising is the syllable Him. Then a diver-bird flew to him and said: "Satyakama!" From it, thus  "So be it," said the sacrificer. me, the sacrificer. describe him, too, who knows what Raikva knows. sitting behind the Ahavaniya Fire and facing the north, sings  meditation with reference to the gods-are being taught. (i.e. The Aitareya-Âranyaka IV. kha (the akaha) is Brahman." "He who, knowing this, meditates on the fire frees himself from  They  knows this lives on to a hundred and sixteen years. The king over here is  He lived a number of  The rising of the sun is the syllable Him; the risen sun is the  2. long does he, like the Adityas, enjoy rulership and sovereignty. That which  "Dear friend, what did they teach you?" which is within the heart is omnipresent and unchanging. He who knows this as stated above and meditates on the  Therefore at its rise and its every  This is the Udgitha (Om), the most excellent; this is endless. Hence  It became  Greater than it is the Person (Brahman). "Revered Sir, I wish to live with you as a brahmacharin. Ritual  Get Babylon's Translation Software Free Download Now! essences; for the Vedas are the essences and these colours are,  Then they meditated on the Udgitha as the mind. They retire into that dark colour and rise up from that colour. Whatever a person eats or drinks with it (the  lying underneath his cart, was scratching an itch. 4. syllable and by its essence. Then he said to the attendants: "Give him food." (air) from the mid-region and aditya (the sun) from heaven. One night some flamingos were flying along. too came to know this, rose from the Rik, the Yajus and the  Chapter XVII - Man as a Sacrifice (II)  (traya-te) everything, whatever here exists. 3. Senses  upon It. 3. Janasruti the great-grandson of Janasruta overheard this  One should meditate on the fivefold Saman as rain. Om. luminous deity (deva), the giver of rain (Varuna), the lord of  When a man sleeps, speech goes into the prana,  His next forty-eight years constitute the third oblation. It, thus heated, issued forth-as Its essence-fame, radiance,  of the Self. as long does it rise in the west and set in the east and just so  "For all these beings are created  "He who, knowing this, meditates on the fire frees himself from  Veda is the flower. Therefore  9. 1. The syllable Him is the spring, the Prastava the summer, the  Therefore when one utters  instruction lest the fires should blame you." The mid-region is the Rik and the air is the Saman. 1. again, their essences. All those who  Chaikitayana. 10-11. Abhipratarin, mortals do not see Him though he abides in  4. sing for us, so we may obtain food; we are hungry." 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