[Advaita-l] oldest text considering everyone as oneself
elisabeth-sylvain at sympatico.ca
Wed Aug 9 14:16:16 CDT 2006
When these divine revelations, cited here after by Krunal, were put to pen
and paper ?
> What is the oldest hindu text that claim the importance of considering
> everyone as oneself,
sarvam khalu idam brahma (chandogya upanishad 3.14.1) + ayam AtmA brahma
(bR^ihadAranyaka upanishad 2.5.19)
Everything is verily brahman + Atman is brahman
yastu sarvaaNi bhuutaanyaatmanyevaanupashyati .sarvabhuuteshhu chaatmaana.n
tato na vijugupsate isha up. 6
He who sees all beings in the Self itself, and the Self in all beings, feels
no hatred by virtue of that realisation
>or advaita ideas ?
To my knowledge, the phrase 'advaita' or non-dual comes from the mandukya
upanishad verse 7.
I don't know if i am correct with the above but I pray to the scholars to
correct me if i have made any mistakes.Kind regards,Krunal
----- Original Message -----
From: "Krunal Makwana" <krunalmakwana at hotmail.com>
To: "Sylvain" <advaita-l at lists.advaita-vedanta.org>
Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2006 2:59 PM
Subject: RE: [Advaita-l] oldest text considering everyone as oneself
> Do you know the approximate date of those writings ?
As the quotes that i have given you are upanishad texts, they are classified
as shruti, hence no date can be given as shruti are classified to be
But if you are asking when these divine revelations were put to pen and
paper, only the scholars of this list would be able to answer that.
I hope i have assisted you in this matter.Kind regards,Krunal
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