Om! Let there be Peace in me! Let there be Peace in my environment! Let there be Peace in the forces that act on me! Here ends the Kalisantarana Upanishad. “it refers to the conversation happening at the end of the Dvapara Yuga, which would only make sense if the reader is presumed to be living. 10 Apr The meaning of this title is “that Upanishad to take us beyond Kali,” the “age of iron” in which we are all in. The Kali Age is known as the most.

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It should be chanted always irrespective of whether one is in a pure or impure condition. Even if we assume that the kali santarana text is authentic, we must not forget that hpanishad makes huge claims about the Hare Krishna mantra for the age of Kali.

The three unique words in the maha-mantra found in Kali-Santarana Upanishad represent the three deities, and paintings of their love filled legends, found in Gaudiya Vaishnavism temples. Ipanishad form of life is to come to an understanding of god and one may go through any bonafide process as Lord himself instructs in Bhagvad Geeta 4.

The 16th-century text Harinamarthah-ratna-dipika by Raghunatha dasa Goswamigives the meaning of the maha-mantra where it is said that whenever Radha remembered Krishna and felt like being with him she chanted the maha-mantra; this made her feel closer to Krishna at the utterance of each syllable of the mantra.

It is common among Hindu scriptures to cross-reference verses. As far as your oali is concerned i could not find any ancient references to Kali Santaran upanishad. It is also stated in the Upanishad that Narada roamed around the world holding a lute in his hand to adjust the laws of harmony as a result of a curse by Daksha.

The Maha-mantra of the Upanishad is part of the Gaudiya tradition legends, and the chant that was used to convert Muslims and initiate them to Vaishnavism in Bengal. The Upanishad also states that in the Kali Yuga Narada upanishac the creator or Upajishad of all conflicts or undesirable acts.

I have no objections to Bhajans in praise of Vishnu, for instance, as long as their origins are acknowledged. But I guess nor do we have enough evidences to conclude that it is interpolation. For the Gaudiya Vaishnavas including ISKCONthe Hare Krishna maha-mantra also represents “transcendental sound” as the nature of the mantra is overwhelmingly qualified by Krishna and hence reciting it in “silence or in low volume” may not give the same effective feeling.


But in course of time the succession was broken, and therefore the science as it is appears to be lost. At the end of the Dvapara Yuga the third out of four yugas or epochs or eras, or ages, described in the scriptures of Hinduismsage Narada approached Brahma and requested him to enlighten him on the path he should follow to alleviate the detrimental effects of Kali Yuga. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

It was the view of Chaitanya and his disciples that chanting the upanisbad God’s name s loudly would be most effective to obtain salvation and such santaeana practice results in purifying the heart of both reciter and the listener, results in receiving the “love of God”. So, why is this major mantra found nowhere else? Retrieved 1 January This upanishad makes the claim that it belongs to Krishna-yajurveda.

Where is the related thread in that Veda?

The Upanishad was likely composed before about CE, and it was popularized in the 16th century by Chaitanya in the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition. Surya Yeah, chanting Vishnu’s names is certainly a good thing, I just object to claims that the Hare Krishna Mahamantra is an authentic mantra as opposed to something someone made up a few centuries ago.

This supreme science was thus received through the chain of disciplic succession, and the saintly kings understood it in that way.

They too were of the Kali age. Surya Well, reciting Krishna’s name is certainly a good thing, I just don’t think the Hare Krishna Mahamantra has a basis in Hindu scripture. However as you may already know it is not fully same as Brahma Sampraday.

Kali Santarana Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda

upanidhad These sixteen upainshad to be chanted are as: It is not that it has born just before this kali yuga. There are no rules and regulations to chant this maha-mantra ‘great mantra’. But the essential knowledge of how to cross the kali-yuga essentially remains the same.

This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat The text asserts that audible chanting of this mantra is a means to wash away all the tribulations of the current era. From 16th-century onwards, in Gaudiya Vaishnavism, great importance has been given to public, vocal audible chanting or singing of the maha-mantra with the divine names of Hindu gods Krishna, Rama and goddess Radha Hare.


Snatarana the essential knowledge in the conversation however remains the same throughout eternal time. Hinduism Stack Exchange works best with JavaScript enabled.

That is to say that Chaitanya Mahaprabhu did not manufacture his religion; the science has come down from Lord Brahma down to Madhavacharya and then through Disciplic succession to Mahaprabhu. However it is not the only scripture that mentions the Mahamantra.

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Anyways all scriptures lay importance in chanting God’s especially Hari’s name. This at least is the interpretation given in Rupa Goswami ‘s Prathama Chaitanyaashtaka which states that Chaitanya himself had chanted this maha-mantra in a loud voice. Vishal prabhu lawande 1, 1 6 Besides, other Jagadgurus did not upanisha that manta for their disciples.

Views Read Edit View history. Supreme deity Vishnu Krishna Rama. Retrieved from ” https: The 16 word Maha- mantra in Kali-santarana Upanishad. However, Narada who is the arbitrator of the laws of karma all deeds he himself approaches Brahma seeking redress to all the ills of this epoch. The Kali-Santarana Upanishad Sanskrit: The text is one of the Vaishnava Upanishads, [6] completed before about CE, [7] and comprises two verses called the Maha-mantra.

This book merely says that it dates to before the sixteenth century, presumably because the popularization of the Hare Krishna mantra dates to the sixteenth century. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It doesn’t need a ‘basis’.

Vedantic Reflections: Kali Santarana Upanishad (Kalisantaranopanishad)

The sixteen mantras that Narada was advised to recite by Brahma relate to jiva the immortal soul which has sixteen kalas. Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Upanishad is existing eternally. In the biographies of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a Bhakti movement saint poet, the mantra he received when he was given diksha or initiation in Gaya was the maha-mantra of the Kali-Santarana Upanishad.