Dr. T.M.P. Mahadevan gives here an easy-to-read translation of selections from the 108 Upanisads. The eternal truths revealed so long ago are still valid today, and in this easy flowing style they provide moments of truth and enlightenment in the modern materialistic world in which we now live.
The first chapter introduces the reader to the background of the Upanisads and elucidates the underlying philosophy. A short introduction to each of the following chapters further explains their meaning. Many sayings, known and frequently used, will be found here in their original context.
About the Author:
The late Dr. T.M.P. MAHADEVAN was born in 1911 and was educated in Madras. An earnest Advaitin by training and temperament, Dr. Mahadevan, since his graduation in philosophy with a brilliant First Class Honours in 1933, remained engaged in intensive research and teaching. Several of his works, noted for their width and range, depth of insight and clarity deal with the ancient scriptures and religion in general and Advaita in particular.
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