Definitions for upanishaduˈpæn ɪˌʃæd, uˈpɑ nɪˌʃɑd

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  1. Upanishad(noun)

    a later sacred text of Hinduism of a mystical nature dealing with metaphysical questions

    "the Vedanta philosophy developed from the pantheistic views of the Upanishads"

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  1. Upanishad(ProperNoun)

    An authorless Hindu religious and philosophical text considered to be an early source of the religion, found mostly as the concluding part of the Brahmanas and in the Aranyakas.

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