Upanishad Links

The following links refer to some of the sources on upanishads. They complement the Sanskrit texts on Sanskrit Documents site and are arranged randomly, without any preference. The linked translations have copyrights and hence are not included with texts. We hope that you will be able to find them enlightening.

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Advaita Vedanta Homepage which includes various topics including upanishads.

Bloomfield's Vedic Concordance is at http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~witzel/VedicConcordance/ReadmeEng.html, and Jacob's Upanishad Concordance is at archive.org.

Archive.org also has many full length books and media files on upanishads, e.g. 108 Upanishads, upanishad search list.

See Shankara's complete works on-line for commentaries on various upanishads, devotional hymns, and texts on Vedanta.

Advaita Sharada Project at http://advaitasharada.sringeri.net/ "The goal of the Advaita Sharada project is to make available our ancient Shastric texts (in particular Vedantic texts) for access via the Internet and other computer-based devices like tablets and smartphones. Leveraging audio, video, commentaries, sub-commentaries, notes, tags and hyperlinks, we hope to provide a platform for in-depth research and additional learning for seekers, scholars and students." As a start, the project has compiled Shankara Prasthanatraya Bhashya, brahmasUtra, gItA, and upaniShads (10 common) in Unicode format for online viewing in XML markup scheme and the technology framework for the Internet edition. A sign-up/registering is needed for access to the texts. A word search of the text is activated with anveShaNaM.

Max Müllers' translation of the Upanishads, Volume One (1879) and Volume Two (1884). (Volume 1 and 15 of the Sacred Books of the East.) The two volumes include following upanishads: chhaandogya (mis-spelled khandogya), kena, aitareya-aaraNyaka, kaushitaaki, vaajasaneyi-samhitaa, kaTha, muNDaka, taittiriiya, bR^ihadaaraNyaka, shvetasvataara, prashna, and maitraayana-brahmayaa. The general index to world's sacred text archive is given here.

Translations and writings of Sanderson Beck on various topics including principal upanishads and commentaries on early and later upanishads. http://www.san.beck.org/EC7-Vedas.html

Upanishad, India and The Art of Motorcycle Touring alias Biker Upanishad.

English translations of 11 upanishads by Swami Sivananda at bharatadesam.com. These are namely Aitereya, Brihadaranyaka, Chandogya, Isa (Isavashya), Katha, Kena, Mandukya, Mundaka, Prasna, Svetasvatara, Taittiriya.

celextel.org has most comprehensive collection of translations of Upanishads by various spiritual personalities.

Writings and upanishad translations by Eduardo Gomez (ego@inforamp.net) Isha and Mundaka upanishads.

Vedanta resource, inexpensive and authoritative books with excellent collection on upanishads. See vedanta.com for details.

Study Upanishats with Shripadji Abhyankar.

Advaita Academy videos and classes on upanishads and different topics .

Essence of the Upanishads from a book Gems From the Ocean of Hindu Thought, Vision and Practice written by Professor V. Krishnamurthy. .

Shyama Upanishad, Ganesh Upanishad, kaulopaniShat.h and Bhavana Upanishad from Hindu Tantric page.

Upanishads translated in Gujarati at Swargarohan site with books and lectures by Shri Yogeshwarji .

Vedasamhitas and Upanishads Sri Aurobindo Kapali Sastry Institute of Vedic Culture.

Chandogya Upanishad excerpts on Planet dave page.

Essentials of the Upanishads and Ishavasya Upanishad translation on Dwaita homepage.

Darshana, Hindu philosophy page index. Religion of upanishads.

Hindu Studies links at Rutgers University's religion department.

The Katha Upanishad , An Ancient Model of Inner Man

Sri Caitanya Upanishad by Srila Bhaktivinode Thakura and its version 2 Sri Caitanya Upanishad from World Vaisnava Association.

Taittitiya Upanishad translated by Alladi Mahadeva Sastry. The realization.org site has a good collection of articles related to meditation, yoga, kundalini, and in general enlightenment.

Links to upanishads translated by Beck, Aurobindo, Radhakrishnan, Nikhilananda and others on Hindwebsite page. Also at Yoga Vidya Directory of YOGA & SANSKRIT & INDIA Web Sites.

Upanishads an introduction to the idealistic pantheism of the Upanishads, with selected texts.

Hugo Labate has translated various upanishads and other Vedic texts in Spanish in a double column format.

  • Archaeological Survey of India has a wide range of books available as scanned documents. Here are the Upanishad title and title links.
  • Gayatri Pariwar has 108 upanishads grouped under brahmavidyA j~nAna, and sAdhanA khaNDa with Hindi commentary. Other texts such as all Veda, yogadarshan, etc can be downloaded from veda purANa yogadarshan.
  • Shri Shripad Abhyankar has a blog on the study of Upanishads, upanishad adhyayanam.

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