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The Isha or īśa upanisad, also known as the Ishopanishad or isavasya upanisad, is one of the principal upanishad and is part of Yajur Veda. Though small in size with only 18 verses, Isopanishad verses has deep meaning and they explore variety of topics from philosophy and religion to metaphysics. 

The Upanishad derives its name Isha as its verses describes the supreme being (isha in sanskrit means the supreme or the one who governs). The first word of its first verse start with isavasya and hence it is also known as isavasya upanishad.

Mahatma Gandhi was so fascinated by ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदं पूर्णात् पूर्णमुदच्यते पूर्णस्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते ॥ which means "This world is Whole. That World is Whole. From Whole comes the Whole. If you take away Whole from Whole, what remains is Whole" that he remarked, "If all the Upanishads and all the other scriptures be reduced to ashes, and if only the first verse in the Ishopanishad were left in the memory of the Hindus, Hinduism would live for ever."

Here, we have presented Isha Upanishad with two of Yogeshwarji's books 1. Upanishad no amar varaso, which contains verse by verse explanation and his comments and 2. Dus Upanishad (translation in Gujarati poem).


Explore Isavasya Upanishad verse along with Gujarati translation :


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Shanti Path Hits: 13426
Verse 01 Hits: 12646
Verse 02 Hits: 8463
Verse 03 Hits: 7100
Verse 04 Hits: 6502
Verse 05 Hits: 6184
Verse 06 Hits: 6170
Verse 07 Hits: 5943
Verse 08 Hits: 5770
Verse 09 Hits: 5313
Verse 10 Hits: 5554
Verse 11 Hits: 4193
Verse 12 Hits: 5695
Verse 13 Hits: 5411
Verse 14 Hits: 5250
Verse 15 Hits: 5505
Verse 16 Hits: 5496
Verse 17 Hits: 5380
Verse 18 Hits: 5759

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