any of a class of speculative prose treatises composed between the 8th and 6th centuries b.c. and first written a.d. c1300: they represent a philosophical development beyond the Vedas, having as their principal message the unity of Brahman and Atman.
- U·pan·i·shad·ic, adjective
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In the Khandogva Upanishad a young Brahman receives instruction from his father.Indian Myth and Legend | Donald Alexander Mackenzie
The second one treats of a passage in the Katha Upanishad where a being is referred to which eats everything.
The introduction, on the other hand, of the passage from the Prasna Upanishad treating of the akshara.
These passages are arranged in the order in which the text of the Upanishad exhibits them.
We turn to another Upanishad text likewise touching upon the point considered in what precedes, viz.
British Dictionary definitions for Upanishad
Hinduism any of a class of the Sanskrit sacred books probably composed between 400 and 200 bc and embodying the mystical and esoteric doctrines of ancient Hindu philosophy
- Upanishadic, adjective
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