O senses and O deities who favor them! Through salutations I unite myself with the eternal Brahman, who is your source. Comment: The upaniṣad uses two metaphors to describe the phenomenal universe. The sages, absorbed in meditation through one-pointedness of mind, discovered the [creative] power, belonging to the Lord Himself and hidden in its own gunas. This Mantra concludes the chapter by recapitulating how to attain Moksha. i Index S.No Chapter No. The Best Quotes (A short introduction to the Svetasvatara Upanishad by Shankara). Wisdom leads to immortality. Chapter 1 - Verse 1 Students of Brahman (i.e. From where are we born? The first chapter of this Upanishad brought forward the idea of yoga and knowledge as the effective methods of perceiving the inmost Self hidden in the body. Svetasvatara Upanishad. Svetasvatara Upanishad Online. Mantra 5. yuje vāṃ brahma pūrvyaṃ namobhir vi śloka etu pathyeva sūreḥ / śṛṇvanti viśve amṛtasya putrā ā ye dhāmāni diviyāni tasthuḥ // 2.5 // . The Svetasvatara Upanishad Chapter 5; The Svetasvatara Upanishad Chapter 6; Share This. The Brahma-students say: Is Brahman the cause? Or it is a river with five currents whose five sources are fierce and winding. of Verses Page No 1 Chapter 1 16 1 2 Chapter 2 17 8 3 Chapter 3 21 16 4 Chapter 4 22 23 5 Chapter 5 14 32 6 Chapter 6 23 39 Total 113. The second chapter of the Upanishad explores aspects of Yoga, as verse 2.12 mentions, "When earth, water fire, air and akasa arise, when the five attributes of the elements, mentioned in the books on yoga, become manifest then the yogi's body becomes purified by the fire of yoga and he is free from illness, old age and death." The Practice of Yoga. SVETASVATARA UPANISHAD. Let this prayer sung by me, who follow the right path of the Sun, go forth in all directions. Suggestions for Further Reading . It has five whirlpools, five flooding rapids of misery, fifty branches, and five obstructions. V-1: Ignorance leads to the perishable. Chapter 5. Its waves are the five vital airs and its root-cause is the fivefold intellect. At the beginning in Chapter 1.2 this same question was raised and many answers like the nature of things, time etc., were proposed and rejected. Svetasvatara Upanishad discusses the same idea of the Gita as stated above in this Mantra. 5. The fourth chapter of the Shvetashvatara Upanishad contains the famous metaphorical verse 4.5, that was oft-cited and debated by the scholars of dualistic Samkhya, monist Vedanta and theistic Vedanta schools of Hinduism in ancient and medieval era, for example in Vedanta Sutra's section 1.4.8. the Vedas) discuss (among themselves) : What is … Chapters: 1 〜 2 〜 3 〜 4 〜 5 〜 6 Chapter 1. Entirely different from these is he, the imperishable, infinite, secret, Supreme Brahman, in whom exists wisdom as well as ignorance, and who governs them both. 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