Essence of the Upanishads is a translation and commentary on the Katha Upanishad, an ancient Indian scripture. Written by Eknath Easwaran, the book was. Eknath Easwaran founded the Blue Mountain Center of. Meditation in .. the Upanishads, while fully at home in the Vedas, offer a very different vision of what . Each sage, each Upanishad, appeals in a different way to the reader’s head and heart. For Easwaran, the Upanishads are part of India’s.

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Easwaran’s written works may be grouped into several major categories—primarily books, but also articles in newspapers and other periodicals. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Essence of the Upanishads: A Key to Indian Spirituality by Eknath Easwaran

Cook-Greuter Limited preview – I think perhaps most of chapters did relate to verses in this section, but if so, I think it would have worked better to follow along more explicitly. We soon realize the outer world has boundaries, but the mind is boundless.

The original edition was published by in by Nilgiri Presswhich also published subsequent US editions.

A Cognitive Perspective 15th anniv. Easwaran’s guidance throughout this book is a gentle but firm reminder that we are ultimately our true Selves and everything else our brains tells us can be given up. Dec 22, J. Open Preview See a Problem?


End of Sorrow [21] concentrates on the individual — how one can discover one’s innermost nature, and transform one’s life through self-realization, selfless service, and meditation. But it is Easwaran’s understanding of the wisdom of the Upanishads that makes this edition truly outstanding.

Feb 17, Victor Negut rated it really liked it Shelves: The book is profound and has a lasting impact. Spiritual teacher, author, translator and interpreter of spiritual literature, teacher of Passage Meditation.

Conversations with Eknath Easwaran. I was hoping for a detailed description of the Upanishads, this is a very loose description.

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He set up a publishing activity, Nilgiri Press, which printed his first book Gandhi The Mantelling the story of Gandhi as a spiritual as well as a political leader. Hinduism Hinduism in the West Indian philosophy Indian religions. The Upanishads have puzzled and inspired wisdom seekers from Yeats to Schopenhauer. What will happen when I die? Outside of the US, Easwaran’s life and teachings were profiled, along with those of a variety of other spiritual teachers, in a book published in Easwaean entitled Meditation Masters and their Insights.

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Lyrical, dramatic, practical, inspiring, the Katha Upanishad embraces the key ideas of Indian mysticism and presents them in the jpanishads of a mythic adventure that everyone can relate to: 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. His first major work was his 3-volume commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, the Bhagavad Gita for Daily Livingthe first volume of which was printed in and the last in Jul 04, Ash rated it it was amazing.


The video by Easwaran The Best Books of Sep 11, Collin Reynolds rated it it was amazing. Sep 22, Juan Rivera rated it really liked it Shelves: Personally, Hinduism catches my attention, because it is the beginning of human spirituality. After all, how else to appeal to so many people with varying tastes?

Examples of talks published as cassette tapes are Gandhi: His writing is fun and engaging, with lots of amusing personifications of mental qualities, etc. See article God Makes the Rivers to Flow. Religion scholar Huston Smith is cited by the publisher as writing: Essence of the Upanishads see articleoriginally entitled Dialogue with death: Personally I think it is one of many methods, there are others, but personally meditation is what I use.

Essence of the Upanishads: A Key to Indian Spirituality

Easwaran’s words are quoted on pp. They teach that each of us, each Self, is eternal, deathless, one with the power that created the universe. One word to describe this book is “Enlightening”.

The edition is dedicated to “our teacher, Eknath Easwaran” p.