Eknath Easwaran (December 17, – October 26, ) was an Indian-born spiritual Easwaran’s translations of the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and the Dhammapada (see article) have been critically acclaimed. Religion scholar. Essence of the Upanishads is a translation and commentary on the Katha Upanishad, an ancient Indian scripture. Written by Eknath Easwaran, the book was. Easwaran’s best-selling translation of the ancient wisdom texts called the Upanishads is reliable, readable, and the Upanishads, illumined sages.

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How might we help you interact with this content better? Different is the good, and different, indeed, is the pleasant. What a Great Four Years! From what I gather, the goal in life is to join with the eternal self, which is no easy matte Though there is humor sprinkled amongst the text, this is not eonath book of light reading.

What will happen when I die? Atman exists, the theory of Yoga and the essence of Vedas 4. Katha Upanishad, by itself. No other ipanishads has this capacity, and no human being can avoid this responsibility. The book is not necessarily structured in the same way but nonetheless the themes are definitely retained.

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To Love is To Know Me [23] gives a global view, describing what individual readers can do to make a difference in the world today, and ends with a description of bhakti yoga, the path of devotions. Among the oldest of India’s spiritual texts, the Upanishads are records of intensive question-and-answer sessions given by illumined sages to their students – in ashrams, at family gatherings, in a royal court, and in the kingdom of Death.


Out of hundreds of these documents, one in particular appeals to me as the essence of easwarn Upanishads.

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In he founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, a nonprofit organization that publishes his books, videos, and audio talks, and offers retreats and online programs. These alternatives have precise Sanskrit names that have no English equivalent: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Untitled review of Essence of the Upanishads: Other editions – View all The Upanishads: However, I was disappointed easwatan the fact that the story-telling that started in the first two chapters was replaced by essay like structure in the upanishaes of the lesson.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Nonviolent Soldier of Islam is the easswaran story of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khana Pathan or Pushtun of Afghanistan and a devout Muslim, who raised the first nonviolent army in history to free his people from British imperial rule.

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A bonus is the sparkling page introduction to the Buddha’s life and teachings that precedes the translation. Die Essenz der Upanischaden: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

His book Strength in the Storm [15] is an introduction to The Mantram, containing many stories and practical examples to help the reader learn how to harness the inner resources for dealing with challenges in daily living. Jul 04, Ash rated it it was amazing.


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His class on the theory and practice of meditation at UC Berkeley is believed to be the first accredited course on meditation at any Western university. Pleased, the King of Death begins. Gandhi the Man Nonviolent Soldier of Islam. Journal of Management Inquiryv10 n4, pp.

His u;anishads Passage Meditation original title Meditation describes the Eight Point Program that Easwaran developed, while his book Conquest of Mind goes further into the practice of these disciplines in daily life. Hinduism portal Indian religions portal India portal Spirituality portal.

Transcendence and Mature Thought in Adulthood: This book includes an overview of the cultural and historical setting, with chapter introductions, notes, and a Sanskrit glossary. An excellent, very clear, insightful and inspiring presentation of the core teachings of a global spiritual classic.

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Those descriptions are very good, but unlike the Bhagavad Gita, which is more intelligible though still poetic and in need of translationit’s harder to parse given where my head is at right now.

His book Mantram Easwzran At the end of the book is the complete I assume?