Essence of the Upanishads is a translation and commentary on the Katha Upanishad, an ancient Indian scripture. Written by Eknath Easwaran, the book was. In this best-selling translation, Eknath Easwaran makes these For Easwaran, the Upanishads are part of India’s precious legacy, not just to. 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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Would have enjoyed it much more if I didn’t had to find the right page every few minutes.

Each sage, each Upanishad, appeals in a different way to the upwnishads head and heart. Some students were eager to learn about meditation, and Easwaran loved teaching.

Essence of the Upanishads: A Key to Indian Spirituality

I thought the problem was with my hands, but I can easily turn the pages of other books and why not this book! He read the Upanishads, Patanjali, the Catholic mystics, the Buddhist scriptures, the poetry of the Sufis. Apr 17, Cris Walrath rated it it was amazing.

Meditating at least tge minutes a day is already easwara norm of life, and I believe it creates benefits in physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health. This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat It was a thrilling discovery. The sages share flashes of insight, extraordinary visions, the results of their investigation into consciousness itself.

His meditation practice had begun. The sages share flashes of insight, extraordinary visions, the Why am I here? Die Essenz der Upanischaden: As he states of professor William James, the great American psychologist, ‘The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention over and over again is the very root of judgement, character and will. Lyrical, dramatic, practical, inspiring, the Katha Upanishad embraces the key ideas of Indian mysticism and presents them in the context of a mythic adventure that everyone can relate to: 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.


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Emma rated it really liked it Feb 16, Of these two, it is well for him who takes hold of the good; but he who chooses the pleasant, fails of his aim. Dec 05, Rajyasree rated it it was amazing.

Realize you are perfect now and here. So when a person dies, the self continues and typically joins with a new body around the time of its birth. Amazingly, man found out the answer and had the vision and genorosity to share such findings in the Upanishads.

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

Will update this review after I am done with the book. Contents The Classics of Indian Spirituality. 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. In he founded the Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, which carries on his work with publications and retreats. Archived from the original on Preview — Essence of the Upanishads by Upanishzds Easwaran. Other books in this series.


But it is Easwaran’s understanding of the wisdom of the Upanishads that makes this edition truly outstanding. Only for plus members Get exciting benefits. Sussman Limited preview – I was hoping for a detailed description of the Upanishads, upanoshads is a very loose description. But it is Easwaran’s understanding of the wisdom of the Upanishads that makes this edition truly outstanding. The son questions his father 2. As we explore our personalities and the factors we think make us “who we are,” meditation removes the illusions and reminds us how to easwaan in the ths of our true Selves.

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Eknath Easwaran — is respected around eknaty world as an authentic guide to timeless wisdom, and as the author of Passage Meditationwhich brings universal truths into daily life.

Was passiert, wenn ich sterbe? Psychiatrist Aaron Beck and his colleagues quoted from the commentary portion of the book. Sep 23, Aarti Iyer rated it it was amazing. Atman exists, the t Exceptionally simple!