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  • adj. Pertaining to the Upanishads.


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From Upanishad +‎ -ic.


  • During the Upanishadic period that heat tapas was internalized and yoga became sitting and focusing on the breath, again in an attempt to transcend the mundane and "realize Brahman."

    Ira Israel: The Future of Yoga in America

  • Is there an analogue to the ideal of the "love of wisdom" in the Upanishadic traditions?

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • The Upanishadic truth, tat tvam asi - "that thou art" - is an echo of the first separation between subject and object which human beings seem to naturally believe is the initial existential perception.

    Jeff Dorchen: Shibbolethism

  • For a culture that has produced such thinkers as the Vedic seers, Upanishadic sages, Kapila, Buddha, Patanjali and Shankara, and in the modern times Sri Aurobindo and Ramana Maharshi, this is certainly possible.

    Brahma or spiritual power and Kshatra or political power must always go together

  • In a perceptive paper titled “Grace and Self-effort in the Upanishads” published in the Mother India, Apr-May 1962, Sisir Kumar Maitra underscored the fact that the Vedic hymns were replete with supplication and invocation of divine grace, while in contrast, the Upanishadic mantras, by and large, emphasize upon the personal effort for achieving spiritual upliftment.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • His championing of the Vedic, Upanishadic scriptur...

    I began to see consciously the fulfilment of the dreams of Sri Aurobindo

  • After completing his dissertation, Schopenhauer was exposed to Upanishadic thought in 1813 by the orientalist Friedrich Majer

    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • This appreciation for Upanishadic thought was augmented in Dresden during the writing of The World as Will and Representation by Karl Friedrich Christian Krause, Schopenhauer's 1815-1817 neighbor.

    Arthur Schopenhauer

  • As the saying goes, and this actually comes from pre-Buddhist Indian Upanishadic thought: “There is no loss of a beginning once made.”

    The Buddhist Explanation of Rebirth ��� Part One: The Place of Rebirth in Buddhism and the Topic of Mental Continuums

  • This view first found expression in what is known as the early Upanishadic period of Indian culture (ca. eighth century B.C.), and was based upon the twin doctrines of samsāra and karma.



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