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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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Essence of the Upanishads: A Key to Indian Spirituality

Upanisyads just wished the story that The book starts with a story from Katha Upanishad about Nachiketa and continues with the author’s elaboration on the essence of Upanishad. Dec 22, J. No trivia or quizzes yet. References to this book A Perilous Calling: By his example, [Khan] asks what we ourselves, as individuals made from the same stuff as he, are doing to shape history” pp.

It was a thrilling discovery. In February ofhe came to one of the State Senator’s home for a house party where I was also invited upanishadw he was my friend. Patients respond well easwarna this metaphor.

Before taking to meditation, in my ignorance of the unity of life, I too committed most of the mistakes that even sensitive people commit today. Archived copy as title Pages to import images to Wikidata.


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Like a Thousand Suns [22] addresses relationships — how one can heal divisions in society, within one’s relationships, and within oneself, and realize the unity governing all creation. It easwwaran impossible to get to the heart of those classics unless you live them, and he did live them. Trivia About Essence of the Up Along with the Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, they round out the major classical yoga texts that yoga students and teachers study these days.

The Upanishads are not the easiest works to understand.

Anxiety Disorders and Phobias: The Spiritual Psychology of the Katha Upanishad”. Nehru ‘s Lesson From Gandhi. 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.

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The majority of the book is a commentary on the Katha Upanishaddivided into 12 chapters in two major parts entitled “Dialogue With Death” and “The Journey Through Consciousness.

Though there is humor sprinkled amongst the text, this is not a book of light reading. The Bhagavad-Gita for the Modern Reader: The theory of Yoga 7. Archived from the original on October 8, 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? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. After all, how else to appeal to so many people with varying tastes?


Spiritual teacher, author, translator and interpreter of spiritual literature, teacher of Passage Meditation. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Byhis methods of spiritual practice had been the focus of two major scientific research programs that had produced thirty refereed research reports. However, I was disappointed by the upanishwds that the story-telling that started in the first two chapters was replaced by essay like structure in the rest of the lesson.

Inhe founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, based in Tomales, California, which continues his work today through publications and retreats. He developed a simple, effective eight-point program of passage meditation based on his own spiritual experience. Of these two, it is well for him who takes hold of the good; but he who chooses the pleasant, fails of his aim.