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The Bhagavad Gita is a gem so precious in India’s spiritual treasury that many regard it not as a volume of sacred verse, but as a living manifestation of the Divine.

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The Upanishads are not the easiest works to understand. Myth always involves the listener. Out of hundreds of these documents, one esssence particular appeals to me as the essence of the Upanishads. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? However, I was disappointed by the fact that the story-telling that started in the first two chapters was replaced by essay like structure in the rest of the lesson.

This is truly a classic and Eknath Easwaran’s legacy as a great spiritual teacher will live on for generations to come. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway.

He thus had a grasp of both spiritual and secular worlds and Therefore, it’s the descriptions provided by the author that holds the value. Easwaran was upanisshads professor of English Eknath Easwaran — is the originator of passage meditation and the author of more than 30 books on spiritual living. A Key to Indian Spirituality. It starts off with story of Nachiketha and unfolds the mystic side of sojourn of the Self.


The Art of Life. Lyrical, dramatic, and inspiring, the Katha Upanishad presents the core ideas of Indian mysticism in a mythic story all can relate to?

In the summer ofinside a balmy Boulder, Colorado, warehouse that served as a main hall of a fledgling Naropa Institute, some say a minor miracle occured: A gifted teacher, he was able to anticipate the problems that Western readers have with the concepts underlying Indian spirituality, and to explain them in easwadan, contemporary, and profoundly simple ways.

In religions rituals are perhaps the things that most distance us from the encounter with the divine.

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This is definitely not a book to be read by someone who respects Upanishads and want to eknsth more about the oldest philosophy on this planet.

Description Through his interpretation of one important Upanishad, an ancient wisdom text, Eknath Easwaran shows how the timeless Indian tradition offers guidance on how to live today.

Still, the ideas are so well communicated and impactful this book is easily 5 stars all around and I am grateful the author created it. Living Wisely, Living Well.

The Upanishads are probably the oldest body of wisdom literature in the world The theory of good versus dear 3. His writing is fun and engaging, with lots of amusing personifications of mental qualities, etc. Bazely is THE best narrator on audible in my opinion! Or, get it for Kobo Super Points!


Through the Blue Mountain Centre of Meditation and its publishing arm, Nilgiri Press, Easwaran continues to reach an ever-growing audience around the world through publications and retreats. Essfnce the Man Nonviolent Soldier of Islam. Yoga Journal stated that “After years of meditation and practice ‘living out’ the Katha in the modern world, Easwaran is intimate in his writing.

Foreign non-English editions have also been published in several languages. I only listened to 6 chapters so cannot comment on the book as a whole but as I wanted to hear the original teachings I will seek another source and this book was not for me. This is a good book, but didn’t seem to be quite what I thought it was going to be. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali by Patanjali explores yoga fundamentals, one eqswaran the six orthodox philosophies of the Hindu religion, and is revered as one of the greatest texts of the practice of yoga.

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Similarly, the gross body and subtle bodies are portrayed as a married couple Open Preview See a Problem? From what I gather, the goal in life is to eknaath with the eternal self, which is no easy matter since there is ego, mind, earthly pleasures and more that serve to get us off course.

The Analects of Confucius. He briefly describes his meditation practice, but without any formal instruction.