What Is Heard—Upanishads
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Sacred Texts of the World
Taught by Professor Grant Hardy | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
The Upanishads constitute the philosophical or wisdom texts of the Hindu Vedas. Study the composition of the Brihadaranyaka and Chandogya Upanishads, containing spiritual arguments and dialogues revealing the underlying unity of brahman (ultimate reality) and atman (the self or soul). Trace the Upanishads’ influence on Westerners.