Prakarana Granthas of Adi Sankara

Ashish Chandra ramkisno at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Mar 25 17:31:53 CST 2002

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 12:12:00 -0800, Vivek Anand Ganesan
<v_ganesan at YAHOO.COM> wrote:

>Namaste Jaldharji and others,
>  I have some concerns about the same issue. As you have
>rightly pointed out, many works do claim to be upanishads
>( even the gItA states that it is an upanishad; nobody
>regards it as such, to the best of my knowledge ). My
>question pertains to how the canonical version of the
>108 upanishads came about and what were the criteria used
>to form the list?

Not sure but the Muktikopanishad describes the 108. Shri Ram is teaching
Hanumanji about the Supreme Truth and the various Upanishads are described
as having varying degree of utility based on the Sadhak's level of progress.


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