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Universe is a great man, and a man is a little universe – Wisdom from Upanishads

Wisdom from upanishads is a collection of certain verses that makes you sit and think about life and its unpredictability. 

Those wise men who see that the consciousness within themselves is the same consciousness within all conscious beings attain eternal peace.

Into blind darkness pass they who worship ignorance; into still greater darkness they who are content with intellectual knowledge.

Universe is a great man, and a man is a little universe.

Concealed in the heart of all beings is the Atman, the Spirit, the Self – smaller than the smallest, greater than the Vast spaces.

You are the entire universe. You are in all, and all is in you. Sun, moon, and stars revolve within you.

You are what your deep, driving desire is. As you desire is your will. As your will is your deed. As your deed is your destiny.

Who sees all beings in his own Self, and his own Self in all beings, loses all fear.

Atman is subtler than the subtlest and not to be know through argument.

He who sees all beings in the Atman itself, and the Atman in all beings, feels no hatred by virtue of that (realization). (Isha Upanishad 1)

The One who being the possessor of the net (maya), rules through his (divine) powers, rules over all the worlds through his powers of rulership; who is verily One — when in association with the divine powers and when manifested. Those who know this become immortal. (Shvetashvatara Upanishad, 3.1)

The intelligent Self is neither born nor does it die. It did not originate from anything, nor did anything originate from it. It is birthless, eternal, undecaying, and ancient. It is not injured even when the body is killed’ (Katha Upanishad 1.2.18)

Lessons From Upanishads

Some unparalleled lessons from the Upanishads.

This supreme Brahman, the self of all, the great abode of the universe, more subtle than the subtle, eternal, That is thyself and thou art That. Kaivalya Upanishad

Like a chariot drawn by the wild horses is the mind, the man of knowledge should hold it in with an unswerving attention. Shwetashwatara Upanishad

Heaven is the association with the holy. Niralamba Upanishad

Bondage consists in imagining a plunge into the flux of existence with its possessive claims on fields, gardens, houses, children, wives, brothers, mothers and fathers. Niralamba Upanishad