CONTENTS:- I. Summary of the Upanisads: 1. Aitareya Upanisad. 2. Kausitaki Upanisad. 3. Kena Upanisad. 4. Chandogya Upanisad. 5. Taittiriya Upanisad. 6. Katha Upanisad. 7. Svetasvatara Upanisad. 8. Iso panisad. 9. Brhadaranyaka Upanisad. 10. Prasna Upanisad. 11. Mundaka Upanisad. 12. Mandukya Upanisad. II. The light of the Upanisads: 1. Theory of creation. 2. Sarira and Atma. 3. Theory of sorrow. 4. Niti Bodh. 5. Upasana (worship). 6. Intelligence and inner vision. 7. Karma-Tattva. 8. Psychology in Upanisads. 9. Seed of Samkhya system. 10. The philosophy of Upanisads. 11. Conclusion. 12. Relevance of Upanisad at present.
The present book is an attempt to present a brief outline of twelve Upanisads which contain many hidden treasures, so long transmitted from the Rsis to Gurus and from gurus to their disciples, and is sure to be a comprehensive reference tool for the scholars in Upanisadic and Vedic studies. The author has also tried to trace the history of Vedic literature--Samhitas, Brahmanas and Upanisads in the introduction of the book.