Tag: <span>Upanishads</span>

Laughing Buddha: Reflections on Joy

A single understanding: “I am the One Awareness,” consumes all suffering in the fire of an instant. Be happy. Ashtavakra Gita Whenever you have the chance, laugh as much as you can. By this all the rigid knots in your body will be loosened. But to laugh superficially is not …

The Mechanics of Love (view from the Upanishads)

The Lord of the Universe wants to come and live in your houseif you accept He will see through your eyesHe will hear through your earsHe will speak with your tongueif you accept You will have nothing but the knowing that He is in you as you – to follow my Instagram poetry account click here: @shruti.heartwords “…everything in …

Taittiriya Upanishad: Rishi Bhrigu’s Meditation

The Upanishads “are the production of the highest human wisdom” claimed German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer.
The Bhrigu Valli, part of the Taittiriya Upanishad is an important text especially for yoga and meditation practitioners since it describes the transformation from the gross to the subtle and the experiential understanding reached in yoga, of the ultimate knowledge.

Pointings from the Kena Upanishad

The famous Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner, Laureate Niels Bohr said, “I go into the Upanishads to ask questions.” Bohr as well as other physicists like Erwin Schrödinger and Werner Heisenberg were avid readers of the Vedic texts and observed that their experiments in quantum physics were consistent with what they had read in the Vedas. The 19th century German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer was so impressed by the Upanishads that he called them “the production of the highest human wisdom”.
The Kena Upanishad begins with enquiry into the Self and contains the most profound wisdom and direct pointings towards Brahman, the Absolute.