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Kaivalya Upanishad Teachings - Quotes

A collection of quotes and teachings from Kaivalya Upanishad.

He only attains Parabrahman who sees in himself all elements and himself in all elements.

Parabrahman, which is of all forms, which is the Supreme Abode of this universe, which is the most subtle of the subtle and which is eternal, in only yourself. You are only That. One who knows himself to be that Parabrahman that shines as the universe in the waking, dreaming, dreamless and other states, will be relieved from all bondage.

He who thinks Paramatma as being in the cave of the heart, as having no form, as being secondless, as being the witness of all and as being another Sat or Asat, attains the pure form of Paramatma.

He is Brahma, He is Shiva, He is Indra, He is the Immutable, the Supreme, the Self-luminous, He alone is Vishnu, He is Prana, He is Time and Fire, He is the Moon.

He alone is all that was, and all that will be, the Eternal; knowing Him, one transcends death; there is no other way to freedom.

Seeing the Atman in all beings, and all beings in the Atman, one attains the highest Brahman – not by any other means

With his self thus deluded by Maya or ignorance, it is he who identifies himself with the body and does all sorts of things. In the waking state it is he (the Jiva) who attains satisfaction through the varied objects of enjoyment, such as women, food, drink, etc.

In the dream-state that Jiva feels pleasure and pain in a sphere of existence created by his own Maya or ignorance. During the state of profound sleep, when everything is dissolved (into their causal state), he is overpowered by non-manifestation and comes to exist in his form of Bliss.

Making the Atman the (lower) Arani, and OM the upper Arani, by the repeated friction of knowledge, a wise man burns up the bond.

The being who sports in the three cities (viz., the states of wakefulness, dream and profound sleep) – from Him has sprung up all diversity. He is the substratum, the bliss, the indivisible Consciousness, in whom the three cities dissolve themselves.

That which is the Supreme Brahman, the soul of all, the great support of the universe, subtler than the subtle, and eternal – that is thyself, and thou art That.

That which manifests the phenomena, such as the states of wakefulness, dream and profound sleep, I am that Brahman” – realizing thus one is liberated from all bonds.