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  1. The Thirteen Principal Upanishads: Translated from the Sanskrit: With an Outline of the Philosophy of the Upanishads
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  2. The Thirteen Principal Upanishads: Translated from the Sanskrit: With an Outline of the Philosophy of the Upanishads

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Robert E. Hume's translation of the thirteen principal Upanishads was published more than a hundred years ago, and revised more than sixty years ago. It has long been recognized as a classic translation which provides a faithful rendering of the original Sanskrit into twentieth-century English. This is an invaluable book for anyone interested in classical Indian thought, ancient Hinduism, and the sacred texts of Vedic Sanskrit.


Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press
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This was a gift to my son for his studies on the Upanishads. I found the product and seller to be as per the description.
The Thirteen Principal Upanishads. Translated from the Sanskrit with an Outline of The Philosophy of the Upanishads and an Annotated Bibliography by Robert Ernest Hume. Second Edition, Revised. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1995 (1931). Paperback, xvi + 588 pages. ISBN 0195637437.

The serious student who is looking for a scholarly treatment of the Upanishads will probably find his needs more than satisfied by this edition.

Hume, who was born and brought up in India, and who was able to consult with prominent native Pandits over knotty points when working on his translation, tells us that: "It has been the aim of the translator to prepare a rendering that represents, as faithfully as possible, the form and meaning of the Sanskrit. A literal equivalent, even though lacking in fluency or grace of expression, has been preferred throughout to a fine phrase which less exactly reproduces the original."

But although as literal as he could make it, his... Read more
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