Category Archives: Isha Upanishad

Isha Upanishad – Final Verses 17&18 (Very Profound!)

Verse 17 & 18 – The Final Verses of Isha Upanishad All cultures put ash on the body. The purpose is to remind us that the skin is going to turn into ashes. When we know this we get that … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 15 & 16

Verse 15 With life, like gifts we are stuck with the outer wrapper. We have not opened the gift. The prayer comes here “O nourisher, lift that veil – If I could find truth myself, it is not truth at … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 13 & 14

Verse 13 Your whole life, every breath you take is a form of worship. Worship means loving with regard and honour. Adoration alone is not worship. Adoration is loving a person because of their appearance or qualities they have. Eg. … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 12 (Two Types of People)

There are two types of people – Those who focus on what is visible, or what they have ie. Their job, next meal, a movie. They are just focused of their routine and nothing else. They are in a state … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 11 (Unmanifested Knowledge is Silence)

You have to live in the world, you have to do your duties and perform them well. The scientific approach is a must in spirituality. Knowing about electricity, medicine, cars etc is all part of avidhya and knowing this is … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 10 (Truth is Multi Dimensional)

When we think truth is linear then there is only one direction, when we say it is spherical then we appreciate there are many possibilities. Eg. Man coming to ashram from North has to go down the road and turn … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 9 (Two Branches of Knowledge)

Our prana changes thoughout the day – with sunrise and sunset etc. Singing, Chanting etc nullifies the negative effects in the environment. Especially chanting Om Namah Shivaya, it nullifies all the negative emotions eg. Anger, hatred etc

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 8

If you think that you are managing the whole world, you are mistaken. There were two lizards on the roof, one said “it is nice and sunny outside, lets go and take a walk” – the other said “If I … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 7 (How Not to Hate)

How not to hate? First we have to think – from where does hatred come? Hatred comes because we think other people are the cause of our misery, our problems, our pain. When you get a glimpse of the consciousness … Continue reading

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Isha Upanishad – Verse 6

One who sees everything in oneself and oneself in everything – will never hate anything. Hatred will disappear from his life. Both nostrils work when you pass by a place of worship, an airport (planes lift the body up – … Continue reading

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