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 is not that it has born just before this kali yuga. In Vaishnava etymology the word Hare refers to Hara literally, captivating, carrying awaypersonifying goddess Radha who is the Shakti of Krishna “nada shakti” and remembers her as the one who stole the mind of Krishna.
I sanarana no objections to Bhajans in praise of Vishnu, for instance, as long as their origins are acknowledged. This ipanishad science was thus received through the chain of disciplic succession, and the saintly kings understood it in that way. In Gaudiya tradition, he is credited to have propagated it to the world along with Krishna bhakti. I could find some references to the Hare Krishna Mahamantra.
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. The upahishad took place at the end of some dwapar-yuga in the eternal time scale. This mantra received the attention of George Harrison and John Lennon of the Beatles,  and Harrison produced a recording of the mantra by devotees from the London Radha Krishna Temple.
Retrieved 1 January It should be chanted always irrespective of whether one is in a pure or impure condition. It is common among Hindu scriptures to cross-reference verses.
But the essential knowledge in the conversation however remains the same throughout eternal time. Now the Kali Santarana Upanishad is listed in the Muktika, the canon of Upanishads, but the Muktika was passed down by oral tradition, and we only have written records of the Muktika from the seventeenth century onwards.
The text has been influential on the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition, that grew in Gauda region of India in and near modern West Bengalafter it became the seat of Muslim power and Krishna devotees were forced into the service of Muslim officials.
Santaraa word Hare or goddess Radha is repeated eight times, while the other two are Hindu gods who are repeated four times.
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. 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 santaraa being with him she chanted the maha-mantra; this made her feel closer to Krishna at the utterance of each syllable of the mantra.
This upanishad makes the claim that it belongs to Krishna-yajurveda. Supreme deity Vishnu Krishna Santarans. I also think those questions need scholarly answers. Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad. But the essential knowledge of how to cross the kali-yuga essentially remains the same. This at least is the interpretation given in Rupa Goswami ‘s Santaraha Chaitanyaashtaka which states that Chaitanya himself had chanted this maha-mantra in a loud voice.
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.
Vedantic Reflections: Kali Santarana Upanishad (Kalisantaranopanishad)
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.
Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. My question is, what is the earliest known mention or record of the Kali Santarana Upanishad? It was the view of Chaitanya and his disciples that chanting the name God’s name s loudly would be most effective to obtain salvation and such a practice results in purifying the heart of both reciter and the listener, results in receiving the “love of God”.
Home Santaana Tags Upanisgad Unanswered. Are there any references to it dating back significantly before the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries? So, why is this major mantra found nowhere else? Views Read Edit View history. However as you may already know it is not fully same as Brahma Sampraday. The text is one of the Vaishnava Upanishads,  completed before about CE,  and comprises two verses called the Maha-mantra.
The Upanishad was likely composed before about CE, and it was popularized in the 16th century by Chaitanya in the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition. Chanting of the sixteen word mantra is asserted by the text to be constantly done by sage Narada, who with his musical iali tanpura has been doing it for ages. 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.
Rigveda Yajurveda Samaveda Atharvaveda. 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. Where is the related thread in that Veda? Human 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.
Kali Santarana Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda
In the biographies of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a Bhakti movement saint poet, the mantra he received when he was given xantarana or initiation in Gaya was the maha-mantra of the Kali-Santarana Upanishad. In the anthology of Upanishads of the Muktika canon, narrated by Rama to Hanumanthe Kali-Santarana Upanishad is listed at number However it is not the only scripture that mentions the Mahamantra.
The santaranaa 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.
But I guess nor do we have enough evidences to conclude that it is interpolation. It is a minor Upanishad of Hinduism.