A psycho-philosophical analysis of the contents of the famous Katha Upanishad. The Katha Upanishad traces through the zigzag movements of the soul from personal individuality through cosmic vision until it reaches the Absolute.
Among the Upanishads, the Mundaka is regarded as one of the most important. It throws a flood of light on the Jnana Marga (path of Knowledge) and leads the aspirant to the highest rung in the ladder of Jnana.
This is of the most prominent among the major group of philosophical and mystical texts constituting one of the threefold foundations of India's spiritual lore, the tripod of Indian culture, being consituted of the Upanishads, the Brahmasutras and the Bhagavadgita.
This is a highly advanced philosophical and mystical text, and is one of the major Upanishads consitituting the basic canons on which the whole philosophy of India and its general outlook of life may be said to be founded.
A clear and easy exposition by Swami Sivananda. Swamiji has given useful information which will not be found elsewhere. An elaborate introduction precedes the work, along with a short introduction and summary of the different Adhikaranas (Topics) preceding each Pada (Section). Each Sutra contains a word-by-word and a running translation as well as commentary.