Shandilya Upanishad, also termed as Sandilyopanishad, is found attached to Atharva Veda. This Upanishad is the answer to questions by the Rishi Sandilya as a seeker, hence named as such. It is the 58thUpanishad of 108 Upanishads of Muktika Upanishad order and one of the 20 Yoga Upanishads.
The Upanishad contains three chapters.
Chapter One Ashtanga Yoga Section 1
The Upanishad starts with the conversation between Rishi Shandilya and Rishi Atharvan. Rishi Shandilya asked to explain the eight-fold yoga (Ashtanga Yoga or 8 limbs of …