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Śāṇḍilyavidyā literally means ‘science taught by [[Śāṇḍilya]]’.
  
In the Chāndogya Upaniṣad<ref>Chāndogya Upaniṣad 3.14</ref> Brahman is described as tajjalān. A description of this Brahman, both as the transcendent and the immanent reality followed by the fruits of meditating on him are given here. This knowledge is known as Śāndilyavidyā as it was first taught by the sage Śāṇḍilya.
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In the Chāndogya Upaniṣad<ref>Chāndogya Upaniṣad 3.14</ref> [[Brahman]] is described as tajjalān. A description of this [[Brahman]], both as the transcendent and the immanent reality followed by the fruits of meditating on him are given here. This knowledge is known as Śāndilyavidyā as it was first taught by the sage [[Śāṇḍilya]].
  
  
 
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore
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* The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram [[Krishna]] Math, Bangalore
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:45, 19 December 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Sandilyavidya, ZANDilyavidyA, shaandilyavidyaa


Śāṇḍilyavidyā literally means ‘science taught by Śāṇḍilya’.

In the Chāndogya Upaniṣad[1] Brahman is described as tajjalān. A description of this Brahman, both as the transcendent and the immanent reality followed by the fruits of meditating on him are given here. This knowledge is known as Śāndilyavidyā as it was first taught by the sage Śāṇḍilya.


References

  1. Chāndogya Upaniṣad 3.14
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore