Om! Let there be Peace in me! Let there be Peace in my environment! Let there be Peace in the forces that act on me! Here ends the Kalisantarana Upanishad. “it refers to the conversation happening at the end of the Dvapara Yuga, which would only make sense if the reader is presumed to be living. 10 Apr The meaning of this title is “that Upanishad to take us beyond Kali,” the “age of iron” in which we are all in. The Kali Age is known as the most.
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In asntarana biographies of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, a Bhakti movement saint poet, the mantra he received when he was given diksha or initiation in Gaya was the maha-mantra of the Kali-Santarana Upanishad. The Kali-Santarana Upanishad Sanskrit: However it is not the only scripture that mentions the Mahamantra.
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Ayurveda Dhanurveda Natya Shastra Sthapatyaveda. My question is, what is the earliest known mention or record of the Kali Santarana Upanishad? Retrieved 1 January It is also stated in the Upanishad that Narada roamed around the world holding a lute in his hand to adjust the laws of harmony as a result of a curse by Daksha. The word Hare or goddess Radha is repeated eight times, while the other two are Hindu gods who are repeated four times.
These sixteen names to be chanted are as: So, why is this major mantra found nowhere else? Samhita Brahmana Aranyaka Upanishad.
In Vaishnava etymology the word Hare refers to Hara literally, captivating, carrying awaypersonifying goddess Radha who is the Shakti of Krishna “nada shakti” and remembers her as the one who stole the mind of Krishna. It doesn’t need a ‘basis’.
Kali Santarana Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda
Besides, other Jagadgurus did not pick that upanizhad for dantarana disciples. The Upanishad was likely composed before about CE, and it was popularized in the 16th century by Chaitanya in the Gaudiya Vaishnavism tradition.
In the anthology of Upanishads of the Muktika canon, narrated by Rama to Hanumanthe Kali-Santarana Upanishad is listed at number There are no rules and regulations to chant this maha-mantra ‘great mantra’. This page was last edited on 10 Octoberat They too were of the Kali age. As far as your question is concerned i could not find any ancient references to Kali Santaran upanishad.
Kali Santarana Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda
This supreme science was thus received through the chain of disciplic succession, and the saintly kings understood it in that way. From 16th-century onwards, in Gaudiya Vaishnavism, great importance has been given to public, vocal audible chanting or singing of the maha-mantra with the divine names of Hindu gods Krishna, Rama and goddess Radha Hare.
The Kali Santarana Upanishad is widely considered by many to be a later interpolation, for multiple reasons: Vishal prabhu lawande 1, 1 6 I have no objections to Bhajans in praise of Vishnu, for instance, as long as their origins are acknowledged.
It is common among Hindu scriptures to cross-reference verses. Anyways all scriptures lay importance in chanting God’s especially Hari’s name. It is not that it has born just before this kali yuga.
This at least is the interpretation given in Rupa Goswami ‘s Prathama Chaitanyaashtaka which states that Chaitanya himself had chanted this maha-mantra in a loud voice. The sixteen mantras that Narada was upanishhad to recite by Brahma relate to jiva the immortal soul which has sixteen kalas.
It should be chanted always irrespective of whether one is in a pure or impure condition.
But the essential knowledge in the conversation however remains the same throughout eternal time. Upanishad is existing eternally. However, Narada who is the arbitrator of the laws of karma all deeds he himself approaches Brahma seeking redress to all the ills of this epoch. This book merely says that it dates to before the sixteenth century, presumably because the popularization of the Hare Krishna mantra dates to the sixteenth century.
The text is one of the Vaishnava Upanishads,  completed before about CE,  and comprises two verses called the Maha-mantra.
Chanting of the sixteen word mantra is asserted by the text to be constantly done by sage Narada, who with his musical instrument tanpura has been doing it for ages. In Gaudiya tradition, he is credited to have propagated it to the world along with Krishna bhakti.
But the essential knowledge of how to cross the kali-yuga essentially remains sntarana same. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
But I guess nor do we have enough evidences to conclude that it is interpolation.