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The Upanishads: A New Translation by Vernon Katz and Thomas Egenes

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Book Title
The Upanishads: A New Translation by Vernon Katz and Thomas Egenes
Author
Vernon Katz
ISBN
9780399174230
This new translation of The Upanishads is at once delightfully simple and rigorously learned, providing today's readers with an accurate, accessible rendering of the core work of ancient Indian philosophy. The Upanishads are often considered the most important literature from ancient India. Yet many academic translators fail to capture the work's philosophical and spiritual subtlety, while others convey its poetry at the cost of literal meaning. This new translation by Vernon Katz and Thomas Egenes fills the need for an Upanishads that is clear, simple, and insightful - yet remains faithful to the original Sanskrit. As Western Sanskrit scholars who have spent their lives immersed in meditative practice, Katz and Egenes offer a unique perspective in penetrating the depths of Eastern wisdom and expressing these insights in modern yet poetic language. Their historical introduction is suited to newcomers and experienced readers alike, providing the perfect entry to this unparalleled work.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Vernon Katz, Thomas EgenesPublisher: TarcherperigeePublished: 06/30/2015ISBN: 9780399174230Pages: 208Weight: 0.40lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.50dReview Citations: Library Journal 07/01/2015 pg. 69
This new translation of The Upanishads is at once delightfully simple and rigorously learned, providing today's readers with an accurate, accessible rendering of the core work of ancient Indian philosophy.

The Upanishads are often considered the most important literature from ancient India. Yet many academic translators fail to capture the work's philosophical and spiritual subtlety, while others convey its poetry at the cost of literal meaning.

This new translation by Vernon Katz and Thomas Egenes fills the need for an Upanishads that is clear, simple, and insightful - yet remains faithful to the original Sanskrit.

As Western Sanskrit scholars who have spent their lives immersed in meditative practice, Katz and Egenes offer a unique perspective in penetrating the depths of Eastern wisdom and expressing these insights in modern yet poetic language.

Their historical introduction is suited to newcomers and experienced readers alike, providing the perfect entry to this unparalleled work.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Vernon Katz, Thomas Egenes
Publisher: Tarcherperigee
Published: 06/30/2015
ISBN: 9780399174230
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Library Journal 07/01/2015 pg. 69
This new translation of The Upanishads is at once delightfully simple and rigorously learned, providing today's readers with an accurate, accessible rendering of the core work of ancient Indian philosophy.

The Upanishads are often considered the most important literature from ancient India. Yet many academic translators fail to capture the work's philosophical and spiritual subtlety, while others convey its poetry at the cost of literal meaning.

This new translation by Vernon Katz and Thomas Egenes fills the need for an Upanishads that is clear, simple, and insightful - yet remains faithful to the original Sanskrit.

As Western Sanskrit scholars who have spent their lives immersed in meditative practice, Katz and Egenes offer a unique perspective in penetrating the depths of Eastern wisdom and expressing these insights in modern yet poetic language.

Their historical introduction is suited to newcomers and experienced readers alike, providing the perfect entry to this unparalleled work.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Vernon Katz, Thomas Egenes
Publisher: Tarcherperigee
Published: 06/30/2015
ISBN: 9780399174230
Pages: 208
Weight: 0.40lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 0.50d

Review Citations: Library Journal 07/01/2015 pg. 69