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2. 4. 6 comprise two vidyiis. XXIV ( 38). Brh. Up. 5. 4. 5 is a single vidya. XXV (39). Ch. Up. 8. 1 and Brh. Up. 4. 4. 22 comprise two different vidyiis. 3. System 59 XXVI (40-41). On Ch. Up. 5. 11 ff. XXVII (42). Vidyiis mentioned in connection with rites are not part of these rites. XXVIII ( 43). a of Brh. Up. 1. 5 and Ch. Up. 4. 3 are to be separated. XXIX ( 44-52). Ja are not ritual ones, but objects of meditation. XXX (53-54). On the body of the one engaged in meditation. XXXI ( 55-56). The udgitha and other meditations apply to all siikhiis.

IX ( 13). One who has thus obtained knowledge is exempt from past evil karman. X (14). As well as from past good karman, when he dies. XI (15). This exemption applies to the results of such acts as have not yet fructified. XII (16-17). This exemption does not apply to perpetual rites, which encourage knowledge. XIII (18). Also those rites encourage knowledge which do not include vidyas. XIV ( 19). Acts that have already fructified must be lived out, then the knower merges with Brahman. 4. 2. 1-21 I-III (1-6).

Apart from a handful of quotations in later works, our earliest surviving commentary on the Siitras is by Sarilkara, who lived at least five centuries after the likely date of the Sutras. Thus Vedanta as a philosophy was from the beginning far more open than many other systems of orthodoxy. Therefore it will be less than fruitful to enquire which of the later commentaries most faithfully reflects the teaching of the Siitras, because these commentaries might well have come out of aupanifjada traditions that were not too faithfully reflected in the Siitras themselves.

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