Maitreya Upanishad of Samaveda

by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar | 1914 | 2,640 words | ISBN-10: 8120815653

Summary: This is the English translation of the Maitreya Upanishad (belonging to the Samaveda): a minor Sanskrit treatise selected amongst a collection 108 extant upanishads, dating to at least the 1st millennium BC.

The Maitreya-upanishad teaches that the path to moksha (liberation) is obtained by self-knowledge and renunciation. Maitreya also instructs that the Lord resides within the heart of each person.

Alternative titles include Maitreyopaniṣad (मैत्रेयोपनिषद्) and Maitreya Upaniṣad (मैत्रेय उपनिषद्)


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