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A Hebrew and English lexicon of the Old Testament by Gesenius, Wilhelm

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7. Taitt. 2. 6. Kaush. 4, 19. Brih. 4. 5. 6. 1 From Deussen, System des Veddnta, p. 130. 10. a, into which he or one of his predecessors worked sixteen extracts of importance derived from another S'akha, being guided further by the principle that the original order of the extracts should be maintained. a may with some confidence be shown to have used the S'vetas'vatara,1 Aitareya,2 and' perhaps Jabala. 3 With regard, however, to the formula of imprecation quoted in Sut. 3. 3. aka Upanishad; somewhat after the manner in which the S'anti formulas precede the Upanishads in some manuscripts, and in others are wanting.

Taitt. 2. 6. Kaush. 4, 19. Brih. 4. 5. 6. 1 From Deussen, System des Veddnta, p. 130. 10. a, into which he or one of his predecessors worked sixteen extracts of importance derived from another S'akha, being guided further by the principle that the original order of the extracts should be maintained. a may with some confidence be shown to have used the S'vetas'vatara,1 Aitareya,2 and' perhaps Jabala. 3 With regard, however, to the formula of imprecation quoted in Sut. 3. 3. aka Upanishad; somewhat after the manner in which the S'anti formulas precede the Upanishads in some manuscripts, and in others are wanting.

O' rwp,sh{avyalj" sa vijijnasitavyalj,. THE UPANISHADS AND PHILOSOPHY 43 themselves to us unsought are not the atman, the self, the true reality; and that we are under a delusion if, like the demqn Viroc'ana/ we regard them as such. All worldly objects and relationships are, as Yajnavalkhya explains in Brih. 2. 4. 5", of no value for their own sake (as "things in themselves "), but for the sake of the atman; nay, they exist solely in the atman, and that man is utterly and hopelessly undone who knows them "apart from the Self" (anyatra dtmano).

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