Yoga Sikha Upanishad is also called as Yogasikhopanishad. It is the sixty-third Upanishad of Muktika Upanishad order and found attached to Krishna Yajur Veda. Sikha means the cranium, the primary limb of the body. Yoga Sikha Upanishad literally means the Upanishad relating to the prime aspect of yoga. It is one of the biggest Upanishads like Tejo Bindu Upanishad and contains six chapters.
Hiranyagarbha asked Lord Mahesvara: “All living beings are trapped in the net of happiness and misery by Maya (Illusion by ignorance). Lord Sankara! Tell me. How can they attain Salvation with thy grace? Kindly explain me the course by which one attains success and happiness by cutting apart the trap of Maya, escaping the cycle of birth and death, and getting freedom from old age and diseases.”
Lord Mahesvara replied: The esteemed state of solitude (salvation) is difficult to attain even by resorting to various paths. It is attainable only by means of the realisation of Para-Brahma…