Veda, Upanishad and Tantra in Modern Context
Pages : iv + 76
Size : 1/8Crown
Cover : Paper back
ISBN : 81-7994-017-9
This book answers the following questions:
What are the various books in the collection called Vedas in the broad sense of the word?
What is the relevance of these texts to modern seekers?
Does this core of the Vedas indicate new paths of spiritual knowledge?
What does this core of the Vedas say on the ontological questions of the one and many, man and Gods, this world and other worlds?
Are there other modes of knowledge besides intellectual knowledge, which is the type of knowledge made familiar to most of us because of advances made by western science and technology?
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Introduction / 1
2. The Vedic Books and their Branches / 7
3. Who are the Gods? / 15
4. The Upanishads / 25
5. That One (tat ekam) and the Many Gods / 31
6. Vedas and the Tantras / 45
7. External Interpretation of Veda / 50
8. Conclusions / 54
1. The Secret Knowledge in Savitri / 55
2. The Secret of the Veda in Aphorisms / 70
3. How to refer to each veda / 74
4. References / 75