: one of a class of Vedic treatises dealing with broad philosophical problems

Examples of Upanishad in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The workshop manual must be the size of the Upanishads. Dan Neil, wsj.com, 11 May 2023

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Word History


Sanskrit upaniṣad

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Upanishad was in 1805

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“Upanishad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Upanishad. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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