eye (gaze) in the Katha Upanishad

Frits Staal jfstaal at SOCRATES.BERKELEY.EDU
Wed Feb 6 18:15:59 UTC 2002

Better look at Leon Hurvitz' translation 1976 reprinted in paper Columbia

At 10:47 AM 2/6/02 -0700, you wrote:
>Apologies to the list for my stupidity.   I had somehow got the erroneous
>idea that this sutra was written much later in E Asia.  The internet never
>fails to amaze--i just found this URL containing Burton Watson's edition of
>the LS and am proceeding to study it.
>joanna K
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Tenzin Bob Thurman" <tbt7 at COLUMBIA.EDU>
>To: <INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk>
>Sent: Wednesday, February 06, 2002 9:23 AM
>Subject: Re: eye (gaze) in the Katha Upanishad
>> Hi Joanna,
>> The Lotus Sutra, with its associated texts, most certainly originated in
>> India, as well as the figure of Avalokiteshvara, who certainly is
>> involved with "gazing!"
>> Bob Thurman
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