Hamsa Upanishad of Shukla-Yajurveda
by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar | 1914 | 1,337 words
Summary: This is the English translation of the Hamsa Upanishad (belonging to the Shukla-Yajurveda): a minor Sanskrit treatise selected amongst a collection 108 extant upanishads, dating to at least the 1st millennium BC.
The Hamsa-upanishad presents itself as a dialogue between Gautama and Sanatkumara and expounds the knowledge of Hamsa-vidya. It further describes the syllable ‘om’ and its relation to Hamsa.
Alternative titles include Haṃsopaniṣad (हंसोपनिषद्), Haṃsa Upaniṣad (हंस उपनिषद्).
Alternative transliteration: Hamsopanisad.
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