Mundaka, Upanishads

  • Mundaka: Mantra II.2:10: "There the sun shines not, nor the moon, nor the stars; lightnings shine not there..."

The Mundaka Upanishad is one of the earlier, “primary” (mukhya) Upanishads. It figures as number 5 in the Muktika canon of 108 Upanishads. It is a Mantra-upanishad with three chapters, and each chapter is divided into sub chapters which are called “Khanda.” In total this Upanishad has 64 Mantras.