MANDUKYA UPANISHAD : INTRODUCTION-7.
The technique in every Upanishad is one and the same; it is a personal conversation between an enquiring and thirsty student and a sympathetic and loving Man-of-Wisdom, the Guru, the Rishi.
No Upanishad fails to give a sufficiently direct evidence as to the existence of a definite Guru and particular disciple at the background of it.
In Mandukya Upanishad too have, in the very opening, a picture of a Guru and a disciple sitting together discussing upon the transcendental themes of philosophy -- and though not directly explained as such, but in a masterly way, with implications, the idea of a Guru - Sishya - samvada ( teacher-student-discussion ) has been amply indicated for all readers of sympathetic heart to perceive and enjoy.
To be continued ...