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So much wisdom so beautifully shared. He explains key Sanskrit terms like karma and prana, illustrating them through everyday anecdotes and entertaining analogies while placing Indian spirituality into the broader context tje world mysticism. Most Helpful Most Recent.

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Often the search for meaning starts with a sense of restlessness that can carry us all over the earth. Through the impenetrable verses of Kata upanishad Eknath Easwaran lays out the map to self realisation. The book brings out the essence of Katha Upanishad, one of the primary Upanishads and the most read one.

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The Los Angeles Times wrote that the author “has given us a clear, almost controversial book that draws on the text and teachings of an ancient mystical faith and applies them to the concerns of contemporary life. Alexa Essene Analytics for the Web. Throughout his life, he drew on the Upanishads and the other Indian classics for inspiration.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. A good writer and a good spiritual book to be read over and over; as is the Bhagavad Gita. This is the best experience of the higher truth of eknah world within. Personally I feel the subject tries too hard o convince the reader of the potential to avoid death by trying to be one with divinity.

This is writen by a man who was born in the Eastern philosphy culture but understand the dificulty others from the West would have with the original text symbolism, identities, etc. You choose the passages that appeal to you, so this universal method stays fresh and inspiring, prompting you to live out your highest ideals.


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Essence of the Upanishads: A Key to Indian Spirituality

The theory of Atman, Oneness and Plurality 5. What disappointed you about Essence of the Upanishads? I love this book. See if you have enough points for this item. The Four Sublime States: The King of Death tests his resolve, but the teenager stands firm, demanding answers to the age-old questions, What is the purpose of life? Y Read this over a period of time, and it soaked in deeper.

I made a small yet significant gain last week when I started going against the inertia of procrastination and taking care of some things that I had been putting off. Essence of the Upanishads: This book, along with Easwaran’s other two classics on Indian spirituality, is a must read for anyone wanting to explore and understand the spiritual life.

What would you recommend as the best summer spiritual reading? Though it has elements of a self help book, it is still really well done and a worthwhile read. Passage Meditation by same author and narrator is my next read. Anecdotal, entertaining, challenging, inspiring narration of a journey every human being should know about and take upon. Yoga of the Mahamudra. And the book “Essence of the Upanishads: Author of the best-selling Classics of Indian Spirituality series, Easwaran had both a deep intuitive knowledge of his own Hindu legacy and a love of English literature.

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. I have a feeling I will be reading this book many more times. 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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Easwaran goes through the story of the Katha Upanishad in the first two chapters, with commentary and spiritual interpretation, which is more or less what I expected. Swami Rama Narrated by: You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. The Zen Path Through Depression.

Untitled review of Essence of the Upanishads: There is no higher truth This is the best experience of the higher truth of the world within. Wonderful synthesis of one of the Upanishads. Essence of the Bhagavad Gita: The presence of talking animals and lore-filled tales have their place. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. The Laws of Manu. Easwaran’s guidance throughout this book is a gentle eesence firm reminder that we are ultimately our true Selves and everything else our brains tells us can be given up.

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This is my first book written by Easwaran. The book is not necessarily structured in the same way but nonetheless the themes are definitely retained. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Inhe easaran the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, based in Tomales, California, which continues his work today through publications and retreats.

I understand why the author did this, but would have preferred a less comparative approach and a stricter focus on the title content.