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Māṇḍukya Kārikā

One of the premier texts in Advaitic literature is the  Māṇḍukya Kārikā, attributed to the 6th century CE philosopher and scholar of the Advaita (not two) *Vedanta (end of the Vedas) school of Hindu philosophy—Gauḍapāda, also referred to as Gauḍapādācārya. It consists of four chapters, the first of which focuses on the Māṇḍūkya Upaniṣad. A small work, utilizing just 12 short stanzas, it actually consists of the absolute essence of the Upanishadic teachings. In itself, the work has never been surpassed and remains to this day the peak of awareness-expansion. read more

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