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I read and it truly is one of the greatest books I have encountered. Though it has elements of a self help book, it is still really well done and a worthwhile read.

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? About Eknath Easwaran Eknath Easwaran is respected around the world as an authentic guide to universal wisdom.

Trivia About Essence of the Up Other editions have been published in German, [1] Hungarian, [2] Bahasan, [3] and Korean.

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Essence of the Upanishads

easwara The Yoga of Truth. Through the impenetrable verses of Kata upanishad Eknath Easwaran lays out the map to self realisation. I would highly recommend this to those interested in gaining useful knowledge in the Vedic tradition.


The book further demonstrates what the great men and women of the world have been trying to tell us, through different religions and metaphors.

And if you want to understand clearly the more refined concepts such as moksha or nirvana, that is, what nirvana really means; prana energy ; preya instant gratification vs. He expertly relates these values to contemporary life and sees the common thread that unites them. This is definitely not a book to be read by someone who respects Upanishads and want to learn more about the oldest philosophy on this planet. Easwaran uses oof metaphor of ekhath in the brain to describe how a person’s major concern develops So when a person dies, the self continues and typically joins with a new body around the time of its birth.

The faster the world moves, the more important it becomes to slow easwxran and look within for what makes us truly happy.

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

He was chairman of the English department at a major Indian university when he came to the United States on a Fulbright fellowship in His perspective seems to focus on the “problem” of the spiritual path — how we can’t be truly happy following ou This is a good book, but didn’t seem to be quite what I thought it was going to be. You may just come away from a reading of this wonderful work feeling a bit like Natchiketa himself when he took on the Grim Reaper, that there is more to death than the ending of things, that it is ekbath, as the Katha and Easwaran suggest, to go beyond it.

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Learn essencee about Amazon Prime. This is not what I expected. That said, what he does, he does very well. eeknath

The book starts with a story from Katha Upanishad about Nachiketa and continues with essenfe author’s elaboration on the essence eknathh Upanishad. Lyrical, dramatic, and inspiring, the Katha Upanishad presents the core ideas of Indian mysticism in a mythic story all can relate to — the adventure of a young hero, Nachiketa, who passes into the kingdom of Death in search of immortality.

Dec 22, J. Myth always involves the listener. A Cognitive Perspective 15th anniv. Ram Dass Narrated by: I was hoping for a detailed description of the Upanishads, this is a very loose description. The parable of the chariot 5.

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This book is a great insight into Hindu culture.