The Upanishads

(Source: The Upanishads (उपनिषद्, IAST: upaniṣad) are regarded as part of the Vedas and as such form the core spiritual thought of Vedanta. The following list includes the eleven "principal" (mukhya) Upanishads that were commented upon by Shankara, and that are accepted as shruti by most Hindus. The fifteen Upanishads are listed with their associated Veda as follows:
  1. Rig Veda: Aitareya Upanishad, Kaushitaki Upanishad
  2. Shukla (White) Yajur Veda: Brhadaranyaka Upanishad, Isha Upanishad
  3. Krishna (Black) Yajur Veda: Taittiriya Upanishad, Svetasvatara Upanishad, Katha Upanishad, Maitrayani Upanishad, Narayana Upanishad
  4. Sama Veda: Chandogya Upanishad, Jaiminiya Upanishad brahmana Upanishad, Kena Upanishad
  5. Atharva Veda: Mundaka Upanishad, Mandukya Upanishad, Prasna Upanishad
Briguvalli from Taittireya Upanishad 3.10

Understanding Mantras -,M1
Ritual and Mantras -

hA vuhA vuhA vu|
Etat sAma gAyanaAstE |
Aham-annam aham annam aham annam |
Aham-annAdo’hamannAdo’hamannAda: ||
Aham-shlokakrid-aham-shlokakrid-aham-shlokakrit |
Aham-asmi Prathamajaa Ritaasya |
Poorvam Devebhyo-amritasya Naabhaayi ||
Yo Maa Dadaati Sa Ideva Maa 3 Vaah Aham-annam-annamadantamaadmi
Aham Vishvam Bhuvanamabhyabhavaam Suvarna Jyotih Ya Evam Veda Ity’upanishat
Aum Shanti Shanti Shanti
[O Wonderful O Wonderful O Wonderful
I am food, I am food, I am food
I am the food eater, I am the food eater, I am the food eater
I am the combining agent, I am the combining agent, I am the combining agent
I am the firstborn of the world order Earlier than the gods, in the centre of immortality.
Whoever gives me, he surely does save thus I who am food, eat the eater of food
I have overcome the whole world I am brilliant like the sun He who knows this, such is the secret
Aum peace, peace, peace.

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