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by Dr. Umesha Mishra - Dr. Sir ganganatha Jha




Language: Translated into EnglishPages: 529INTRODUCTIONThe present volume contains the English translation of the Chandogya Upanisad along with the Bhasya of S'ankaracaya by the great teacher of Vedanta, the late Mahamahopadhyaya Dr. Sir Ganganatha Jha. Dr Jha had translated both the text and the Bhasya as early as 1899 and they were published from Madras. At the request of Dr. N. G. Sardesai, Proprietor of the Poona Oriental Book Agency, Dr. Jha revised the translation in 1935. Due to his weak health he could not correct the proofs of the whole of the book himself and handed over the work to me after a short time. The editing work was complete sometimes in October 1940, and had Dr. Jha been in good health, the book would have been published long before along with an Introduction from his own pen. He was anxious to write the Introduction himself as he wanted to present to the readers what actually S'ankara himself has said about this Upanisad. But unfortunately, he could not be spared to fulfil his last wishes. So the work had to be entrusted to me as was desired by Dr. Jha himself. As I have had enough opportunity to sit at his feet and know his thoughts very closely, I could understand what he wanted to include in his Introduction. So I have done my duty by writing an Introduction to this work and now, it is for the readers, in the absence of that great teacher, to say how far my efforts are successful. With these few words I proceed with the Introduction.The earliest and most authentic record of Indian thought and culture is found treasured up in the Vedas. The term' Veda', derived from the root 'Vid' to know, means 'knowledge'. This knowledge is the Divine Revelation and has been rightly called the 'Divine Eye' and so, it is infallible and
Download The Chandogyopanisad ; A Treatise on Vedanta Philosophy Translated into English with the Commentary of Sankara epub
ISBN: 8170842840
ISBN13: 978-8170842842
Category: Religion
Subcategory: Hinduism
Author: Dr. Umesha Mishra - Dr. Sir ganganatha Jha
Publisher: Chaukhambha Sanskrit Pratishthan; 2005 edition (April 1, 2005)
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