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Transliteration of Oriental Alphabets

Transliteration of Oriental AlphabetsThe system of transcribing Oriental words with Roman types, adopted by the translators of the Sacred Books of the East, is, on the whole, the same which I …

Preface

I MUST begin this series of translations of the Sacred Books of the East with three cautions: the first, referring to the character of the original texts here translated; the second, with regard to …

Svetasvatara Upanishad

ContentsFirst AdhyâyaSecond AdhyâyaThird AdhyâyaFourth AdhyâyaFifth AdhyâyaSixth AdhyâyaFifth BrahmanaThe UpanishadsFirst Adhyâya

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First Adhyâya

1. The Brahma-students say: Is Brahman the cause? Whence are we born? Whereby do we live, and whither do we go? O ye who know Brahman, (tell us) at whose command we abide, whether in pain or in plea…

Second Adhyâya

1. Savitri (the sun), having first collected his mind and expanded his thoughts, brought Agni (fire), when he had discovered his light, above the earth. 2. With collected minds we are at the comm…

Third Adhyâya

1. The snarer who rules alone by his powers, who rules all the worlds by his powers, who is one and the same, while things arise and exists,—they who know this are immortal. 2. For there is one R…

Fourth Adhyâya

Fourth Adhyâya1. He, the sun, without any colour, who with set purpose by means of his power (sakti) produces endless colours, in whom all this comes together in the beginning, and comes …

Fifth Adhyâya

1. In the imperishable and infinite Highest Brahman, wherein the two, knowledge and ignorance, are hidden, the one, ignorance, perishes, the other, knowledge, is immortal; but he who controls both, …

Sixth Adhyâya

Sixth Adhyâya1. Some wise men, deluded, speak of Nature, and others of Time (as the cause of everything); but it is the greatness of God by which this Brahma-wheel is made to turn.2. It i…