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    Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, , , , , ,   


    kāmamaya evāyaṃ puruṣa iti
    You are what your deep, driving desire is

    sa yathākāmo bhavati tatkratur bhavati
    As your desire is, so is your will

    yatkratur bhavati tat karma kurute
    As your will is, so is your deed

    yat karma kurute tad abhisaṃpadyate
    As your deed is, so is your destiny

    -Brihadaranyakopanisad 4.4.5



     
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    Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, , , , ,   


    The Maitreyi-Yajnavalkya dialogue includes a discussion of love and the essence of whom one loves, suggesting that love is a connection of the soul and the universal self (related to an individual):

    Lo, verily, not for love of a husband is a husband dear, but for the love of the soul a husband is dear.
    Not for the love of the wife is a wife dear, but for love of the soul a wife is dear.
    — Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 2.4.2–4

    Variant translation:

    Truly, it is not due to the love of a husband
    that a husband becomes dear,
    but due to the love of God
    that a husband becomes dear.

    Truly, it is not due to the love of a wife
    that a wife becomes dear,
    but due to the love of God
    that a wife becomes dear.

    Truly, it is not due to the love of all things
    that all things become dear,
    but due to the love of God
    that all things become dear.



     
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    Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, Immortality, , ,   


    Asatō mā sadgamaya 

    असतो मा सद्गमय । Asatō mā sadgamaya
    From untruth lead us to Truth.

    तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय । tamasō mā jyōtirgamaya
    From darkness lead us to Light.

    मृत्योर्मा अमृतं गमय । mr̥tyōrmā amr̥taṁ gamaya
    From death lead us to Immortality.

    ॐ शान्तिः शान्तिः शान्तिः ॥ Om śāntiḥ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ
    Om Peace, Peace, Peace.

    -Brihadaranyaka Upanishad 1.3.28



     
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    When the speech of this dead person enters into the fire, breath into the air, the eye into the sun, the mind into the moon, the hearing into space, into the earth the body, into the ether the self, into the shrubs the hairs of the body, into the trees the hairs of the head, when the blood and the seed are deposited in the water, where is then that person?
    Brihadaranyaka Upanishad, 3.2.13



     
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