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Questions deals with Kena Upanishad (केन उपनिषद्) one of the principle/mukhya Upanishads, belongs to Talavakara Shakha of Samaveda.

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Why is the Kenopanishad also called Talavakara Upanishad?

Also, does any other scripture have multiple names?
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Reference to Chaturmukha Brahma and Sadashiva in Madvacharya's commentary of Kenopanisad

His Holiness Sri Madvacharya in his commentary for Kenopanisad (also known as Talavakara Upanisad) seems to have interpreted the whole dialog as a conversation between Chaturmukha Brahma as the Guru ...
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Is Agni and Vayu great because RigVeda eulogized them or are they not great because they're subject to ego in Kenopanishad?

The opening hymn of Rig Veda is for Agni , the god of fire I am assuming . And then there are many more hymns , but then there're ones for Vayu, Mitra, Indra, and so on for the other deities. The ...
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Is Adi Shankaracharya's Kena Upanishad Vakya Bhashya available in English?

Generally the Advaita philosopher Adi Shankaracharya has only given one Bhashya or commentary for each of the Mukhya or primary Upanishads. But in the case of the Kena Upanishad, he composed two ...
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Commentary on Kena Upanishad besides Shankara's?

Which commentaries of the Kena Upanishad exist? Besides Shankara's well-known commentary, are there other commentaries which are recommendable? EDIT: I did not find the answer to my specific ...
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Can we worship the Brahman as "Tadvana?

From this link,Taddha tadvanam nama tadvanam iti upasitavyam (Kena Upanishad) Meaning-"That is Adorable(Tadvanam); one should meditate on It as 'Adorable'." This is one Upanishadic meditation, ...
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Is the Kena Upanishad a dialogue between Brahma and Shiva?

One of the most famous Upanishads is the Kena Upanishad, aka the Talavakara Brahmana Upanishad. It gets its name because it begins with the word Kena meaning "by whom"; its first verse ...
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