Shandilya Upanishad of Atharvaveda

by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar | 1914 | 7,337 words

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

The Shandilya-upanishad describes detailled Yoga techniques, among which ten Yamas (restraints), ten Niyamas (observances) and eight Asanas (postures).

Alternative titles include Śāṇḍilyopaniṣad (शाण्डिल्योपनिषद्), Śāṇḍilya Upaniṣad (शाण्डिल्य उपनिषद्).

Alternative transliteration: Sandilya Upanisad, Sandilyopanisad, Shandilyopanishad.

source: archive.org

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