Vajrasucika Upanishad of Samaveda

by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar | 1914 | 759 words

Summary: This is the English translation of the Vajrasucika 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 Vajrasucika-upanishad is famous for stating that any human has the potential for attaining the highest spiritual state of existence. It also discusses, among other topics, the four varnas (castes). Vajrasuci literally translates to “diamond-needle”.

Alternative titles include Vajrasūcikopaniṣad (वज्रसूचिकोपनिषद्), Vajrasūcika Upaniṣad (वज्रसूचिक उपनिषद्), Vajrasūcyupaniṣad (वज्रसूच्युपनिषद्), Vajrasūci Upaniṣad (वज्रसूचि उपनिषद्).

Alternative transliteration: Vajrasuchi, Vajrasuchika.

source: archive.org

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