This book is an interpretation of the Upanishads and an exposition of inexplicable propositions made in the Upanishads which an ordinary intellect cannot grasp directly.
Table of Contents:
- The Forest of the Brahma Sutra
- The Critique of Erroneous Doctrines
- Erroneous Notions Refuted
- The Origin of Bondage
- Towards Liberation
- The Controversy Over Action and Knowledge
- Specimens of Vedantic Meditations
- Upasana - Upanishadic Meditations
- The Causal Law as a Limitation
- Vaishvanara Vidya
- The Preliminaries to Sadhana
- Brahman and Its Realisation
- Consideration on Some Issues Arising in the Brahma Sutra.
About the Author:
Swami Krishnananda was born on the 25th of April, 1922 into a highly religious and orthodox Brahmin family, and was given the name Subbaraya. At an early age, he had become very well versed in the Sanskrit language and its sacred texts. The longing for seclusion pulled him to Rishikesh, where he arrived in the summer of 1944 and met Swami Sivananda, who initiated the young Subbaraya into Sannyasa on the sacred day of Makara Sankranti, the 14th of January, 1946, and gave him the name Swami
Swami Krishnananda is a highly respected philosophical writer, especially on metaphysics, psychology and sociology. Swamiji's books are known the world over as excellent presentations of answers to the daily questions that arise in the day-to-day confrontations of a human being. Swami Krishnananda was the General Secretary of The Divine Life Society from 1961 until 2001. Swamiji was a direct disciple of His Holiness Swami Sivananda, founder of this Institution. Swamiji attained Mahasamadhi in 2001.