Research of Ancient Philosophy


Each upanishad seems to talk about some aspect of the same basic truth with same concepts expounded from various angles. The Kena Upanishad gave an entry into the world of enquiring about the “I” by eliminating the external as the truth, the Isha Upanishad  talks about the manifestations of the same truth in different forms internal and external to us, the Chandogya Upanishad talks about the same truth as various steps as we… Read More

Why the Kena Upanishad? The Kena upanishad asks a set of questions that resonates with “What is the truth?” and sets the context and clearly shows the character of “truth” and why it is difficult to understand it. It is important then to understand that before starting to delve deeper, hence Kena Upanishad. Translation (For those interested, I here is the word to word translation that leads to this translation) Chapter 1… Read More