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Isha Upanishad: An Introduction

Isha Upanishad: An Introduction

Wisdom of the Isha Upanishad

Swami Rama | March 22, 2018

The beautiful Isha Upanishad is complete in itself. Learn what it tells us about the source and nature of all that exists, and how that knowledge can help us enjoy life in a better way.

Format: Video with audio download
Length: 3 mins

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Source: Isha Upanishad lectures (Honesdale, 1989)

March 22, 2018|Amrit Blog, Source Wisdom & Sacred Texts|

About the Author

Swami Rama

One of the greatest adepts, teachers, writers, and humanitarians of the 20th century, Swami Rama (1925–1996) is the founder of the Himalayan Institute. Born in northern India, he was raised from early childhood by the Himalayan sage, Bengali Baba. Under the guidance of his master, he traveled from monastery to monastery and studied with a variety of Himalayan saints and sages, including his grandmaster, who was living in a remote region of Tibet. In addition to this intense spiritual training, Swami Rama received higher education in both India and Europe. From 1949 to 1952, he held the prestigious position of Shankaracharya of Karvirpitham in South India. Thereafter, he returned to his master to receive further training at his cave monastery, and finally, in 1969, came to the United States, where he founded the Himalayan Institute. His best-known work, Living with the Himalayan Masters, reveals the many facets of this singular adept and demonstrates his embodiment of the living tradition of the East.