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Mandala Brahmana Upanishad

#Mandala-Brahmana-Upanishad is the one of the twenty Yoga Upanishads and belongs to Sukla Yajur Veda. It is the forty-eighth Upanishad of 108 Muktika order. Mandala means sphere. This Upanishad speaks about the meeting of Yajnavalkya, the great sage, with Lord Aditya, the Sun God at Aditya Mandala (Sphere of Sun or the world of Sun). Hence this Upanishad is called by this name.
Part 1
The Sage Yajnavalkya went to Aditya Loka and asked the Sun God to explain the nature of Atman.
Lord Aditya replied:-
The means to attain this knowledge is #Astanga-Yoga that starts with Yama (Yoga of eight limbs) along with the Jnana (the realisation of the truth).
#Yama The four-fold Yamas are
The mastery of overheat, cold, food and Sleep,Permanent Quietude without reaction under all circumstances,Undisturbed mind andControl of senses over the objects.

#NiyamaThe Niyamas are ninefold: Devotion to Guru,Involvement in the path of truth,Experience of the real blissful stuff (Brahman),Satisfaction over such experie…