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Taitreya Upanishad, Class 50

Greetings All, Ch 3, Anuvakaha 10, Shloka # 5: The Reality in the core of man and the Reality that is in the sun are one. He knows this, on leaving this world, first attains this Atman made of food, next attains this Atman made of Prana, next this Atman made of mind, next this […]

Taitreya Upanishad, Class 49

Ch 3, Anuvaka 10, shloka # 3: Now follows the meditation upon the adhidaivika; as satisfaction in the rains, as power of lightning; as fame in the cattle, as light in the stars, as off-spring, immortality and joy in the organs of procreation and as all in the akasha. Swamiji said we are in anuvakaha […]

Taitreya Upanishad, Class 48

Ch 3, Anuvakaha 10, Shloka # 1: Do not turn away anybody who seeks shelter and lodging. This is the vow. Let one, therefore, acquire much food by any means whatsoever. They should say: “Food is ready”. If the food is prepared in the best manner, the food is given to him (the guest) also […]

Taitreya Upanishad Class 47

Ch 3, Anuvakaha 8, Shloka # 1: Do not reject food. That is duty. Water is food. Fire is the food eater. Fire is fixed in water, water is fixed in fire. So food is fixed in food. He who knows that food is fixed in food, gets established in Brahman. He becomes possessor of […]

Tatitreya Upanishad, Class 46

Ch 3, Anuvakaha 6, Shloka # 1: He knew that Bliss was Brahman, for, from Bliss all these beings are produced, by Bliss do these things live. They go to Bliss on departing and become one with it—this is the knowledge learnt by Bhrgu and taught by Varuna. This is established in the supreme space-in […]

Taitreya Upanishad, Class 44

Ch 3, Anuvakaha 1,  Shlokas 3:  To him (Bhrgu) he (Varuna) again said: that from which these beings are born; that by which, having been born, these beings live and continue to exist; and that into which, when departing, they all enter; that seekest thou to know. That is Brahman.” He Bhrgu performed penance; and […]

Taitreya Upanishad, Class 43

Chapter 3 or Brghuvalli: Chapter 3 preview: Starting with his preview of Chapter 3, Swamiji said, Brahmavidya teaching was completed in Brahmanandavalli or chapter 2. Now the Upanishad focuses on some allied topics. Brahmavidya is not the focus anymore but it is discussed with other topics. The other topics are: Gyana Sadhanani or preparatory disciplines […]

Taitreya Upanishad, Class 42: Summary of Brahmanandavalli

Greetings All, Swamiji said, today, I am giving you a summary of the Brahmanandavalli chapter. It is the main chapter of the Upanishad giving us the vedantic teaching. Chapters 1 and 3 are considered preparatory chapters dealing with preparatory disciplines only. Preparatory disciplines are also important in understanding Brahmanandavalli. In my summary, I am going […]

Taitreya Upanishad Class 41

Greetings All, Ch 2, Anuvakaha 8, Shloka # 12: The Reality in the core of man and the Reality which is in the sun are one. He who knows this, on leaving from this world, first attains the Atman made of food, next the Atman made of Prana, next attains the Atman made of mind, […]

Taitreya Upanishad, Class 40

Greetings All, Ch 2, Anuvakaha 8, Shloka # 5: This joy of the manas, whose worlds are relatively immortal multiplied a hundred fold is one unit of joy of the ajanaja gods born in deva loka and it is also the joy of a srotriya free from desire.  Continuing his teaching of the Upanishad, Swamiji […]