Vision of Advaita Vedanta in Taittiriya Upanisad (With Special Reference to Sankarabhasya)
This book unveils the vision of Advaita Vedanta in Taittiriya Upanisad with special reference to Sankarabhasya in a unique style. Upanisads are sabda-pramana, and this work adequately details the six pramanas, which hold the key to understand the significance of sabda-pramana, along with the five santi-mantras in Taittiriya Upanisad. As the crux, it analyses Sankara’s commentary-Taittiriya-Bhasyam-on Taittiriya Upanisad, enabling one to understand the deep layers of Advaita Vedanta in detail.
The core theme “Vision of Advaita in Taittiriya Upanisad” discusses the oneness of the triangular phenomenon called jiva, jagat and Isvara. It delves deep into the method of deciphering the mahavakyas as well. While following closely the source literature, this volume attempts to detail the nuances of Taittiriya-Bhasyam. The approach of navigating the reader to the principal theme of Advaita Vedanta is expected to give him/her a good background. In ensuring this the volume provides relevant citations and informative explanatory notes. More importantly, it across three vallis Siksavalli, Brahmanandavalli and Bhrguvalli-provides free translations of Taittiritya Upanisad.
This elaborate and scholarly book is expected to add great value to students who wish to have a better understanding of the great Indian tradition called Advaita Vedanta.