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Hamsa Upanishad of Shukla-Yajurveda

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Book date:1914
Word count: 1,337 Words
Characters: 7,861 Characters
Read Level: 4, Hard
Added on: 2018-04-16

Short Introduction:

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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