Reading the Upanishads: Katha (part 12)

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. We are reading one of my favorite upanishads: The Katha. This is the story of a boy who chatted with the God of death.http://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/upani_katha.html 8 He, the Purusha, who remains awake while the sense-organs are asleep, shaping one lovely form after another, that indeed is the Pure, that is Brahman and that alone is called the Immortal. All worlds … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Katha Part Eleven

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. We are reading one of my favorite upanishads: The Katha. This is the story of a boy who chatted with the God of death.http://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/upani_katha.html Chapter II 1 There is a city with eleven gates belonging to the unborn Atman of undistorted Consciousness. He who meditates on Him grieves no more; liberated from the bonds of ignorance, he becomes … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Katha Part Ten

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. Today is the tenth post of my favorite Upanishad: The Katha. This is the story of a boy who chatted with the God of death.http://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/upani_katha.html11 By the mind alone is Brahman to be realised; then one does not see in It any multiplicity whatsoever. He goes from death to death who sees multiplicity in It. This, verily, is That.12 The … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Katha Part Nine

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. Today is the ninth post of my favorite Upanishad: The Katha. This is the story of a boy who chatted with the God of death.http://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/upani_katha.html 6 He verily knows Brahman who knows the First—born, the offspring of austerity, created prior to the waters and dwelling, with the elements, in the cave of the heart. This, verily, is That. 7 He v … [Read more...]


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Reading the Upanishads: Katha part eight

We are doing a scripture study together: reading along through some scriptures and discussing the passages. Today is the eighth post of my favorite Upanishad: The Katha. This is the story of a boy who chatted with the God of death.Part TwoChapter Ihttp://www.angelfire.com/electronic/awakening101/upani_katha.html1Yama said: The self—existent Supreme Lord inflicted an injury upon the sense—organs in creating them with outgoing tendencies; therefore a man perceives only outer obj … [Read more...]


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