What does upanishad mean?

Definitions for upanishaduˈpæn ɪˌʃæd, uˈpɑ nɪˌʃɑd

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Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upanishad

    ōō-pan′i-shad, n. in Sanskrit literature, a name given to a class of treatises of theosophic and philosophical character, more or less closely connected with the Brâhmanas, which are theological prose-works attached to each of the four collections (Samhitâ) forming the Veda. [Sans.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upanishad in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upanishad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Today I am pleased to quote this Sanskrit Prayer from Upanishad - one of the most ancient and powerful prayer in my view. Here it is in Sanskrit, followed by in English script, and then the meaning.: ॐ असतो मा सद्गमय । तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय । मृत्योर्मा अमृतं गमय । ॐ

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