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The Ten Principal Upanishads

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Published November 1st 1975 by MacMillan Publishing Company (first published June 1970)
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Dennis Littrell
Yeats, W. B. and Shree Purohit Swami. The Ten Principal Upanishads (1937) *****
Beautiful poetic rendition

Of the many thousands of books that essentially are one of a kind and out of print, few are more worthy of being reissued than this very beautiful rendition of the heart of the Upanishads. World class poet W. B. Yeats, working with Vedic scholar Sri Swami Purohit, retired to Majorca away from the war clouds gathering over Europe in the thirties with the intent of making "a translation that wo
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Matt Friedman
Oct 20, 2012 Matt Friedman rated it really liked it
A classic modern translation into English, with input from Yeats, no less. One frustration for those who are familiar with at least one Indian language: There are times when one wonders which Sanskrit word it is which is being translated.
Scott Forbes
Jun 03, 2013 Scott Forbes rated it it was amazing
So far this book has challenged me to rethink what I think about God, and to rethink my search for my own identity. Seek self says the Upanishad, and seek the absolute. Find consciousness.

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Jan 20, 2013 David Radavich rated it it was amazing
I re-read this classic every year about this time - it is eternal, centering, and restorative.
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