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Upanishads, Volume 1 by Swami Nikhilananda

Upanishads, Volume 1

by Swami Nikhilananda

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Volume I, General Introduction:  The Vedas are the basic scriptures of the Hindus and their highest authority in all matters pertaining to religion and philosophy.
Volume II, Hindu Ethics:  Hindu Ethical Doctrines are implicit in Hindu metaphysics.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0911206159, Hardcover)

Swami Nikhilananda's English translation of four of the major Upanishads - Katha, Isa, Kena, and Mundaka - offers a scholarly, yet readable version of the sacred texts of ancient India. The Upanishads form the foundation of the Hindu religion and describe the ultimate objective of life - the liberation of the soul from the bondage of the phenomenal world. Swami Nikhilananda's clear and insightful writing combined with notes and explanation based on the commentary of Sankaracharya, the great eighth-century philosopher and mystic of India, will help the spiritual seeker delve into the meaning of these spiritual treasures. This first of four volumes also contains an introduction with a general outline of the metaphysics and philosophy of Hinduism.

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