The Mukhya Upanishads: Books of Hidden Wisdom

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The khans of the Neighboring Empire were proud beyond measure. In general, the kind of descriptive violence so abundant in Jewish historical and Christian and Zoroastrian mythic/apocalyptic accounts is rare in the Qur'an. That very person who is in the sun is He. In the Vedas, Mitra is often addressed together with the asura Varuna. His skin was smooth and soft; in his face was a beatific expression of tranquillity.
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Wisdom of the Forest: Selections from the Hindu Upanishads

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About the same period as the sages Vyāsa and Valmiki were composing the Epics to provide concrete examples of the dharmic code of conduct, the more formal dharma shāstras were being assembled. This conscious Self rises not, nor has its setting, nor does it come to wax or wane; unhelped, it shines itself, and illumines others also. [5] This illumining comes when the ray of consciousness enters the thinking mind; and the thinking mind itself is of twofold nature. D. 1030, by Muhammad ibn Ahmad Biruni, ed. by Eduard Sachau Brief View of the Caste System of the North-Western Provinces and Oudh, Together With an Examination of the Names and Figures Shown in the Census Report, 1882: Being an Attempt to Classify on a Functional Basis All the Main Castes of the United Provinces, and to Explain Their Gradations of Rank and the Process of Their Formation (Allahabad: North-Western Provinces and Oudh Government Press, 1885), by John Collinson Nesfield
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The Wisdom of the Forest: Sages of the Indian Upanishads

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One should worship with the thought that he is just one’s self (ātman), for therein all these become one. The foetus enclosed in the womb lies inside for more or less nine or ten months, and then it is born. “When born, he lives whatever the length of his life may be. Every one may remember the beautiful opera of Rimsky-Korsakoff, “The City of Kitege.” The endless Kurgans of the southern steppes retain around them numerous stories about the appearance of the unknown warrior, nobody knows from whence.
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Eternal Stories from the Upanishads

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He obtains all worlds and all desires who has found out and who understands that Self.”—Such do people declare to be your words, Sir. The Laws of Manu George Bühler, translator [1886] (Sacred Books of the East, vol. 25) Manu was the legendary first man, the Adam of the Hindus. To Him belong all things in the heavens and on earth. The first question is, "From where are all these creatures born?"22 The answer is that the Creator (Prajapati) wanted them, but two paths are indicated that lead to reincarnation and immortality.
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Kena Upanishad: Translation With Notes By Swami Sarvananda

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The abstract teachings and high subtle ideas are made highly interesting and impressive to the masses through the garb of stories, parables, legends, allegories and narratives. Ludmilla and Raya—or as Tibetans call them, Milla and Raiya—keep well. With Introduction, Notes, and Glossarial Index. The prescribed rites are also performed every year on the anniversary of the day of death. The wise abandon all such worldly talks and worldly desires and attain immortality by meditation on Brahman who is the ear of the ear, the mind of the mind, etc.
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The Muktika Upanishad

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These are material ideas or implications drawn from the physical sense of the verse. As noted above, the Baudhayana Dharmasutra condemns Kapilamuni (the author of the institution of sanyasa) as an Asura, a “demon.” The Vedic brahmanas in the age of the Buddha reviled Śakyamuni as a vasalaka, an “outcaste.” At many places in the Pali suttas the way of the Vedic brahmanas is shown to be in sharp contrast with that of the Śakya sramanas.
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Upanisadic Symbolism

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Now, He who dwells within the lotus of the heart and eats food, is the same as that solar fire which dwells in the sky, called Time, the invisible, which eats all things as his food. Vichar Sagar: The Metaphysics of the Upanishads, Translated. They do not, generally, bestow too much attention on material prosperity and advancement. And in this way he was at once permitted to see his teacher. She nourishes this self of his that has come to her. 3. But here at once he left us and with “piety” devoted himself to betraying us.
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Svetasvataropanisad: The Knowledge That Liberates

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The Bible and Religious Writings of the World. For thus has it been said 2 :— Widely opposite and asunder are these two: I think Naciketas desirous of obtaining knowledge! The technology of computer robotics by that time had been vastly developed by military researchers, to a far greater degree of sophistication than the general public even suspected. Then, just as one driving a chariot looks down upon the two chariot-wheels [which in their revolutions do not touch him], thus he looks down upon day and night; thus upon good deeds and evil deeds, and upon all the pairs of opposites.
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Commentaries on the Vedas, the Upanishads and the Bhagavad

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The Bhagavad Gītā is part of the Mahabhārata. Problem is that there are so many fake yogis who do not care about yoga but want to sell it to westerners. The Vedas and the Smritis are the sole and independent authority for the knowledge of Brahman. These Upanishads are esoteric and highly cryptic, but they elucidate the highest truths discernable to the intellect of Man. Bah�'�s also read from and meditate on the scriptures every morning and evening.
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Dakshinamurti Stotra: Of Sri Sankaracharya And Dakshinamurti

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Hindu thought was filtered to the West via Greek colonies which are known to have existed in India prior the time of the Buddha in the 6th century B. Speech is their conjunction; the tongue, the connection.—Thus with regard to oneself. Or why does God go along with Abraham�s blood lust? In Kabbalah, that level is symbolized by the sephiroth Chesed, Geburah, and Tiphereth. Every separate object in the universe is. itself the whole universe presenting a certain front or outward appearance of its movement.
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