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Quotes from it, 10 out of it & Oldest One

Which is the oldest Upanishad?

The oldest Upanishad is considered to be the Brihadaranyaka Upanishad. It is one of the principal Upanishads and is associated with the Shukla Yajurveda. The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad is believed to have been composed around 700 BCE, making it one of the earliest Upanishads.

What are the 10 Upanishads?

As for the ten most well-known Upanishads, they are collectively known as the Dashopanishads. These ten Upanishads are considered significant and influential within Hindu philosophical traditions. They are as follows:

  1. Isha Upanishad
  2. Kena Upanishad
  3. Katha Upanishad
  4. Prashna Upanishad
  5. Mundaka Upanishad
  6. Mandukya Upanishad
  7. Taittiriya Upanishad
  8. Aitareya Upanishad
  9. Chandogya Upanishad
  10. Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Some of Famouse Quotes from Upnishadas…

These Upanishads explore various aspects of spiritual knowledge and philosophical insights, covering topics such as the nature of reality, the self, and the ultimate truth.

While there are numerous profound quotes from the Upanishads, here are a few notable ones:

“You are what your deep, driving desire is. As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.”

– Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

“That which is the finest essence—this whole world has that as its soul. That is reality. That is Atman. That thou art.”

– Chandogya Upanishad

“From the unreal, lead me to the real; from darkness, lead me to light; from death, lead me to immortality.”

– Brihadaranyaka Upanisha

“The Self, pure awareness, shines as the light within the heart, surrounded by the senses. Only seeming to think, seeming to move, the Self neither sleeps nor wakes nor dreams.”

– Mandukya Upanishad

These quotes reflect the profound spiritual wisdom and contemplative insights found within the Upanishads, offering seekers a deeper understanding of the nature of existence and the self.

Editor – Kaalchakra Team

[ Note – Before Concluding anything as a Finale, Please Go through Original Scriptures of Vaidik Literature Written in Sanskrit and Also with Meaning of That time of Language. Because English is a Limited language to Explaining the Deeper Knowledge of Vaidik Kaal. ]