The purport of the Brhadaranyaka Upanisad (BV) 2.1 is: The Brahman alone is Truth and only appears as this world comprising five elements names and forms and sense organs (pranas) that are related as causes and their means. Consequently Brhadaranyaka Upanisad (BV) 2.2 and 3 explain the real nature of the pranas and the gods superintending over them thereby seeking to explain prana vai satyam tesam esa satyam.
About the Authors:
Dr. K.P. Jog is a retired Professor of Vedic Sanskrit and General editor of sanskrit Dictionary Project of Deccan College Research Institute, Pune.
Dr. Shoun Hino is Professor of Gifu Pharmaceutical University, Japan. He obtained a Ph.D. degree from the University of Poona in 1979 and works on Vedanta, Suresvara in particular. He is completing twelve-volume Suresvara's study under the title of Advaita Tradition Series (Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi) and recently published Puja and Samskara (Motilal Banarsidass) in collaboration with Prof. M. Tachikawa.