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The style of the text’s epilogue, that is the concluding verses, is odd and different from the rest of the text. The term Jpanishad means it is knowledge or “hidden doctrine” text that belongs to the corpus of Vedanta literature collection presenting the philosophical concepts of Hinduism and considered the highest purpose of its scripture, the Vedas. The text, in verses 18 to 24 describes the state of liberated renouncer.

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Kena and Sans,rit Upanishads. Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. The Upanishad opens with sage Ashvalayana meeting Brahma, the creator god in Hindu trimurti. A Jiva being immersed in Maya changing reality, illusive world craves for worldly greed, performs karoti Sanskrit: The Kaivalya Upanishad Sanskrit: These are the ones, asserts the Upanishad, who revere their teachers Upannishadwho live a life of virtuous self-restraint, in their Ashrama stage of life.

The text is notable for presenting Shaivism in Vedanta, discussing Atman Soul, Self and its relation to Brahmanand Self-knowledge as the path to kaivalya liberation. Milford, Oxford university press, p. Retrieved 8 January Views Read Edit View history.

The Kaivalya Upanishad, remarks Deussen, is from the group of five Upanishads which extol and assert god Shiva as a symbolism for Atman soul. The verse 4 references a fragment each from section 3. Nandi Tantrism Jyotirlinga Shiva Temples. The Kaivalya Upanishad asserts that one must see “his Atman soul in all beings, and all beings in his Atman” to attain salvation, there is no other way.

Brahman, the supreme soul of all, the great resting place of universe, The subtlest of the subtle, eternal, you yourself are it, and it’s you! It is, kajvalya an Upanishad, a part of the corpus of Vedanta literature collection that present the philosophical concepts of Hinduism. Flight of the Alone to the Alone.


The Upanishad extols Shivaaloneness and renunciation, describes the inner state of man in his personal spiritual journey detached from the world. Upanishads Sanskrit texts Shaiva texts.

The liberated renouncer, feels he is the knower, the perceiver, the one to learn the Vedas, the one to perfect the Vedas, states verse 22 of the text. Recitation of this Upanishad, asserts the epilogue, frees one of various sins, end the cycle of samsara birth-death-rebirthgains Supreme Knowledge and kaivalya.

According to Chester Starra professor of History, the next two verses of the Upanishad crystallize the ancient Hindu thought.

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Know him, find liberation, there is no other way, states verse 9. Ayurveda Kpanishad Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. The verse 17 of the text repeats, that all three states, experienced when one is awake, when one dreams, when one is in deep dreamless sleep, is illuminated therein. The Upanishad’s structure is notable as it embeds key parts of verses from early Principal Upanishadsthus referencing them and yet building its own message.

Kaivallya, [2] Absoluteness [3]. This supreme, states Kaivalya Upanishad, is the eternal, the all-pervading, formlessunmanifest, infinite, inconceivable, one without beginning or middle or end, one which is chidananda “consciousness-bliss”. Part of a kaivaoya on. The text, states Paul Deussen — a German Indologist and professor of Philosophy, is particularly beautiful in the way it describes the self-realized kaiva,ya who “feels himself only as the one divine essence that lives in kajvalya, who feels identity of his and everyone’s consciousness with God Shiva, highest Atmanwho has found this highest Atman within, in kaialya depths of his heart.

In verse 11, the text makes a reference to a fragment from section 1. Ashvalayana is a revered Vedic sage, mentioned in the Rigveda[26] student of the ancient grammarian Shaunakaand belonging to the Hindu tradition of forest hermits who wander.

It is classified as a Shaiva Upanishad, and survives into the modern times in two versions, one attached to the Krishna Yajurveda and other attached to the Atharvaveda. The fragments of earlier major Upanishads it thus integrates within it, include Mundaka Upanishad and Shvetashvatara Ksivalya.

Retrieved from ” https: Brahma answers, asserts verse 2 of the Upanishad, “Seek knowledge with Sraddha-bhakti-dhyana-yogadavehi faith, devotion, meditation in yoganot ritual works, not wealth, not offsprings”. Sri Aurobindo Ashram Publication Department. The text is also notable for presenting Shaivism with Vedanta terminology, discussing the relationship of Atman Soul, Self and Brahman ultimate Realityand Self-knowledge as the kaibalya to Kaivalya liberation.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The Kaivalya Upanishad manuscripts vary, depending on which Veda it is attached to. In the end, the glories of reciting the Kaivalya Upanishad are told. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The state of Self-realization He who sees himself in all beings, And all beings in him, attains the highest Brahmannot by any other means.

He who sees himself in all beings, And all beings in him, attains the highest Brahmannot by any other means. Commentaries on the Kaivalya Upanishad are written by Brahmayogin c. The Upanishad is presented as a discourse between the Vedic kaialya Ashvalayana and the god Brahmawherein the Ashvalayana asks Brahma for Brahma-vidyathat is the knowledge of ultimate reality Brahman.

Kaivalya Upanishad Text

This page was last edited on 25 Julyat Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. The manuscripts of this minor [8] Upanishad is sometimes attached to kaivvalya Krishna Yajurveda, [9] or alternatively attached to the Atharvaveda. The text then iconographically paints god Shiva, as kqivalya one who is the companion of Umawith three eyes, blue neck, the calm wonderful lord imbued with intelligence and bliss, the source of everything.

Beyond heaven, in the heart, that which upajishad within, states Brahma in verse 3 of the Upanishad, is the destination of those who have understood the meaning of Vedanta doctrine.

The Sanskrit word Kaivalya means “aloneness, isolation”, and refers to someone who has renounced and isolated himself from all attachments to worldly desires. It is, states the text, the third state, everything comes to rest, in whole, in peace, in bliss.