|If we learn to
make due allowance for the time, interval, and have enlightenment and elasticity of mind
enough to be able to use and profit by a holy book with invaluable hoary associations,
without having to get the text actually expurgated and revised in order to exclude the
irrelevancies and the mere background of a bygone age, we can not have a better book of
religion for modern times than the Upanishads.
spacious imagination, the majestic sweep of thought and the almost reckless spirit
of exploration with which, urged by the compelling thirst for Truth, the Upanishad
teachers and pupils dig into the Open Secret of the Universe, make this most ancient among
the worlds holy books still the most modem and most satisfying.